Northwest Washington Fair


Monday, May 22nd, 2017
10 Ways to Appreciate the Visual Arts of Bellingham and Whatcom County
Lorraine Wilde

You can get to know a lot about a community by the art being produced within it. Bellingham and Whatcom County host a complex, vibrant arts scene that includes a wide array, from the performing arts and poetry to the vastness of the visual arts. Here are just a sampling of the galleries, museums, guilds, events […]

Friday, May 5th, 2017
Iconic rock band Night Ranger playing at NW Washington Fair

The hard-rock sound of Night Ranger will be thumping at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden on Thursday, Aug. 17, part of The Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series. Night Ranger’s instantly recognizable single hits include “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “When You Close Your Eyes” and the anthemic “(You Can […]

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Lynden PRCA Rodeo sets donation record, gives $46,050 to PeaceHealth Cancer Center

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, recently donated $46,050 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for breast cancer patient care and research. The contribution is the most ever raised through the rodeo’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign. Contestants, volunteers and spectators in the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, conducted […]

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Northwest Washington Fair pleased by success in many areas this year

The Northwest Washington Fair concluded its six-day run on Saturday, Aug. 20, in Lynden with positive news on all fronts, according to General Manager Jim Baron. “It was a great week,” Baron said. “While the record-setting temperatures limited our ability to set any attendance records, we were very pleased with the outcome. Although slightly down […]

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Free Bus Service August 14 – 22, Plus Special Service to the NW WA Fair

All rides on all WTA bus routes will be free (except Route 80X to Mount Vernon) from August 14 through August 20, 2016. Headed to Lynden for the Northwest Washington Fair? We’re also offering a special 10 p.m. bus from the fairgrounds back to Bellingham. This 10 p.m. bus will depart from a WTA bus […]

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Magician and youth circus added to lineup for 2016 Northwest Washington Fair, Aug. 15-20

Guests will be amazed by the illusions of a renowned magician and entertained by a high-flying youth circus Aug. 15-20 at the 106th annual Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. This year’s fair also includes country star Josh Turner, The Gaither Vocal Band featuring Gospel Music Hall of Famer Bill Gaither, longtime rockers Loverboy, the Lynden […]

Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Loverboy will perform at Northwest Washington Fair on Aug. 19

Well-known for their anthem “Working for the Weekend,” Canadian rock band Loverboy is performing Friday, Aug. 19 at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden, WA. With their trademark red leather pants, bandannas, big rock sound and high-energy live shows, Loverboy has sold more than 10 million albums while performing for more than 30 years. Their […]

Monday, April 18th, 2016
Gospel Music Hall of Famer Bill Gaither performs Aug.18 at the Northwest Washington Fair

The Gaither Vocal Band, featuring Gospel Music Hall of Famer Bill Gaither, is returning to the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden for a performance on Aug. 18 Gaither is well known to thousands through the “Gaither Gospel Hour” and “Gaither Family Music Hour,” which has been airing on multiple television networks since the mid-1990s. Gaither […]