| 07/03/2024 | Updated | Holiday |   

4th of July Activities in Bellingham and Whatcom County - 2024

The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Peoples Bank and the Port of Bellingham to provide the community with its annual July 4th fireworks display. 

The fireworks show will begin at 10:30 PM on Thursday, July 4th at Zuanich Point Park. 

  • Beer Garden from 12:00PM-10:00PM

  • Food Trucks from 12:00pm-10:00pm

  • Free Kids Zone from 2:00pm-6:00pm

  • Fireworks Display at 10:30pm

Trackside is turning up the heat for the 4th of July by expanding our Beer Garden! We're taking over the Peter Paulson Stage adjacent grass area to give you more space to chill, adding another bar for quicker drink access, and setting you up with prime views for the epic fireworks show over Bellingham Bay. A big shoutout to our partners at Foundation Restoration for making this possible! 

Baby Cakes will be rocking the main stage from 8:30-10 PM, leading us right into the fireworks extravaganza. And don’t miss Ritual Records spinning some killer tunes from 6:30-8:30 PM on the Paulson Stage. 🍻

If you’re looking for the best Fourth of July celebration between Seattle and Vancouver, BC, Blaine is the place to be! Our annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration attracts thousands and has something for everyone. 

From family fun activities all day long to a spectacular fireworks show over Semiahmoo Bay, there’s no better place to celebrate our nation’s independence. 

The Atlantics will have you on your feet with rockin' Rhythm & Blues, Motown hits of the 1960's and Top 40 Rock from the 50's 60's 70's & 80's! They have performed with such luminaries as John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, T-Bone Burnett, Chubby Checkers and The Powder Blues Band. 

This special Fourth of July BBQ will start at 5:30 PM on Thursday with the headliner The Atlantics playing from 7-10 PM with a spectacular firework show over Bellingham Bay to follow. 

Admission is $75+ and includes BBQ dinner. Pre-purchase Express Tickets online & save time AND the line, as well as guarantee your entrance! Limited online tickets available. Additional tickets available at the door until sold out. Seating is first come, first serve. Discounted BBQ pricing when purchased online ($5 off). Cash bar at event and not included in ticket pricing. Hats, sunglasses and sunscreen recommended, as limited covered seating available.

There is no better place to view 4th of July fireworks than on the water. San Juan Cruises will be serving a delicious cracked crab and baked chicken dinner aboard their vessels. 

The boat will go out from 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm, cruising around Chuckanut and Bellingham Bays, before settling in near Squalicum Harbor for Bellingham’s big firework show.

Join us for the 30th Season of the Elizabeth Park Concert Series! These family-friendly concerts are free and sponsored by the Eldridge Society for History and Preservation, in partnership with Bellingham Parks & Recreation. 

Vendors will be on site and bring an assortment of deliciousness for dinner and dessert for your enjoyment. Picnickers are encouraged to recycle and compost to be good park stewards. Dogs must be leashed. Alcohol, smoking and vaping not permitted in city parks. 

Tonight's feature is Mary Ellen Lykins and the CC Adams Band. Enjoy Tasty Rock & cookin' blues.

Bellingham Bells take on the Bend Elks in this series at Joe Martin Field. For 4th of July, the ballpark will be giving away a special edition red, white and blue hat to the first 900 fans!

Go on a quest...and win prizes!
        We acknowledge that Whatcom County is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. They cared for the lands that included what we’d call the Puget Sound region, Vancouver Island and British Columbia since time immemorial. This gives us the great obligation and opportunity to learn how to care for our surrounding areas and all the natural and human resources we require to live. We express our deepest respect and gratitude for our indigenous neighbors, the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe, for their enduring care and protection of our shared lands and waterways.
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