Event Calendar

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism provides a centralized online calendar for visitor-friendly events throughout Whatcom County. On the calendar below, click the dates surrounded by circle to view events for that day. Or use the search feature to find events by category, location or in a date range.

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Feb 25

Chuckanut brewery Open House

Location: Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen, BellinghamChuckanut Brewery and Kitchen, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chuckanut Breweries, North Nut & Kitchen and South Nut (& Tap Room 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington) invite all ages to their Open House.  Free Tours will happen at 12...More
Feb 25

Washington Beer Open House

Location: Various Venues Bellingham, BellinghamVarious Venues Bellingham, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Participating brewers have some tasty treats in store for you—ranging from rare barrel tastings and new seasonal releases to savory food pairings and other unique surprises. This is a unique,...More
Feb 25

Recreation Northwest Expo

Location: Bellingham Cruise Terminal, BellinghamBellingham Cruise Terminal, Bellingham
Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The categories and exhibitors include: Gear & Equipment– SMC*, GEAR AID, Trail Boss, Square One Map Company LLC,Bellingham REI, Swift Industries, Trayvax, Valet Rent A Box and Kite Paddle Surf....More
Feb 26

Red Carpet Affair

Location: Pickford Film Center, Pickford Film Center,
Time: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
You are invited to hit the Red Carpet, sip and schmooze, and mingle with the Who’s Who of Bellingham at Pickford Film Center’s 8th annual Academy Awards viewing party –...More
Mar 2 - Mar 3

Friends of Library Spring Book Sale

Location: Bellingham Public Library, BellinghamBellingham Public Library, Bellingham
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Friends of the Bellingham Public Library are having a Spring Book Sale. It will begin on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and run through Saturday, March 4, 2017. As usual...More
Mar 11

Small Farm Expo

Location: NW Washington Fair Grounds, LyndenNW Washington Fair Grounds, Lynden
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
A FREE Small Farm Expo at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 10am to 3pm. This event will include indoor and outdoor exhibits demonstrating the latest in agricultural technology,...More
Mar 11

Boundary Bay- St. Patricks Celebration

Location: Boundary Bay Brewery, BellinghamBoundary Bay Brewery, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Boundary Bay will be celebrating the holiday with a special Irish-Inspired menu on St Patrick’s Day, and a limited Irish menu on Parade day!Parade. And here's a music lineup that...More
Mar 11

Spanish Language Docent Tour

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Take a Spanish-language docent tour of the Whatcom Museum's exhibition, "Images of Resilience: Chicana/o Art and Its Mexican Roots." You’ll learn more about the art and artists featured in the...More
Mar 24

WHS Woof and Whiskers Luncheon

Location: Bellingham Golf and Country Club, Bellingham Golf and Country Club,
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Please join us for our annual luncheon to recognize and celebrate special people who have shown an outstanding commitment to improving the lives of both domestic and wild animals in...More
Mar 29

Borgen Project Learning Experience

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Come learn about ways to help aid those suffering extreme poverty! Theborgenproject.org allows us to build awareness and fight poverty. Fighting poverty increases job availability in the U.S, ensures national...More
Apr 29

April Brews Day

Location: Depot Market Square, BellinghamDepot Market Square, Bellingham
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
April Brews Day-A Big Ol Beer Festival    More
May 13

Bellingham GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science)

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The GEMS (Girls in engineering, math, and science) Fair is a free, family-friendly event showcasing groups around campus and Bellingham that have ties to the STEM community. Learn about careers...More
May 14

Spanish Language Docent Tour

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Take a Spanish-language docent tour of the Whatcom Museum's exhibition, "Images of Resilience: Chicana/o Art and Its Mexican Roots." You’ll learn more about the art and artists featured in the...More
May 28

Ski to Sea

Location: Whatcom County, Whatcom County,
Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bellingham’s annual Ski to Sea Race is a 92 mile, 8-person relay encompassing seven different sports from the snowfields of Mount Baker, down Highway 542 and the Nooksack River and...More
Jun 11

Hands Across the Border 2017

Location: Peace Arch Provincial Park, Peace Arch Provincial Park,
Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
2017 Event details coming soon!More
Jul 6 - Jul 7

Bellingham Grandparents U

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: All Day
We will have all new courses this year! (Don’t worry, if you had a favorite from previous years, some courses are just taking a year off and will be back...More
Jul 15

Lake Whatcom Triathlon

Location: Bloedel Donovan Park, BellinghamBloedel Donovan Park, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Olympic-distance triathlon comes alive again this year with the Lake Whatcom Triathlon (LWT), an official timed event that welcomes athletes and relay teams. The race includes a 1500-meter swim on...More
Aug 5

Kid's Fest

Location: Civic Field Stadium, BellinghamCivic Field Stadium, Bellingham
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Face Painting, gymnastics, bounce houses, juggling, karate, magicians, balloon artist, Lego, arts, bubbles, wood turning, soccer, track & field, etc, etc. In short everything to help the children in your...More
Aug 6

Bellingham Youth Triathlon

Location: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, BellinghamArne Hanna Aquatic Center, Bellingham
Time: 8:00 am
It is a competition, but really for a kid to swim, bike and run all in the same event is really an accomplishment. Every finisher earns a medal commemorating their...More
Sep 16

Bellingham Traverse

Location: Boundary Bay Brewery, BellinghamBoundary Bay Brewery, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get Hooked on the Vital Choice Bellingham Traverse, a fun relay race that celebrates the journey of wild salmon. Families, friends and local companies form solo, tandem and relay teams...More
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