Lorin Lindell | 05/02/2022 | Updated | Adventure - Outdoors, Attend, Family Fun, Holiday |   

Top Mother's Day Activities in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Treat the mom or mother figure in your life to something special! Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8th, and if you are looking for a way to celebrate, we suggest a trip to Bellingham! Here are some ideas for where to eat and what to do in Bellingham and Whatcom County with your mom. 

Saturday, April 30

Celebrate the mama or mom figure in your life by treating her to a variety of locally sourced gifts at Adored Boutique in Fairhaven Village! Enjoy a glass of prosecco while you shop Adored Boutique's annual Mother's Day Shopping event featuring local vendors including, Grace Unfaded Designs, Barn Cat Creations, and Sweetly Baked Cookie Company! 

You're guaranteed to find unique gifts that will make your mom(s) feel special and adored. 

🏠 913 Harris Ave, Bellingham, Washington

Friday, May 6

Stroll through downtown Bellingham and delight in the works of the younger art community! On Friday, May 6 Whatcom County students will proudly display their works of art during the 22nd annual Children’s Art Walk presented by Allied Arts of Whatcom County. Enjoy live music, and help celebrate the arts in schools with your mom! 

πŸ“ž (360) 676-8548 x102

🏠 1418 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, Washington

Saturday, May 7

Grab your grandma, mom, daughter or friend and come out to Appel Farms to build a lively Spring flower arrangement! Enjoy a European-inspired lunch of cheeses, meats, Belgian waffles and more. 

Mosey around the Cheese Shop after to check out all the delicious and local goods! No better way to enjoy Spring than spending time with loved ones surrounded by flowers and cheese! Have a mother that is far away? Create a gift box with us and we will ship it Monday for you - you can tell her on Mother's day that the treats are on their way.

πŸ“ž (360) 312-1431

🏠 6605 Northwest Drive, Ferndale, Washington

Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 8

Come experience the magic and beauty of the blossoming apple’s and enjoy a free bin train ride out to the orchard from 10-3 p.m.. Visitors are welcome to walk the orchard if they prefer. We’ll also have food and drink specials going on for Mother’s Day so bring your mom and celebrate her at the farm with us!

πŸ“ž (360) 318-7720 

🏠 6140 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden, Washington

Saturday, May 7

Start Mother's Day weekend off with fresh produce and locally made goods from over 100 vendors! The Bellingham Farmers Market is a local favorite and great way to start your Saturday and Mother’s Day Weekend.

πŸ“ž (360) 647-2060

🏠 Depot Market Square:1100 Railroad Ave., Bellingham, Washington

Saturday, May 7

Enjoy fresh seafood directly from local fishermen at the Bellingham Dockside Market! Located down in Squalicum Harbor, Dockside serves as the hub for local fishermen in and out of Bellingham to sell their catch and harvest directly to you! 

πŸ“ž  (360) 676-2500

🏠 Squalicum Harbor, Gate 5: 22 Coho Way, Bellingham, Washington

Saturday, May 7

Get out on the water with your mom and San Juan Cruises

Departing from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, come aboard San Juan Cruises' 100 foot tour vessel and discover the history, geography and wildlife of Bellingham Bay and the Salish Sea. The San Juan Islands are home to Orca, Humpback, Gray and Minke Whales as well as all sorts of other marine life such as porpoises, seals, sea lions and otters. 

πŸ“ž  (360) 676-2500

🏠 Squalicum Harbor, Gate 5: 22 Coho Way, Bellingham, Washington

Sunday, May 7 & Sunday, May 8 

RISE UP! A Mother's Day Program for Peace. Please join Vox Pacifica, an auditioned women's choir directed by Wendy Bloom, accompanist Hadassah McGill, to celebrate Mother's Day through songs honoring mother's impact on society. 

🏠 2600 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, Washington

πŸ“ž (360) 420-0243

Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 8

Celebrate Mom at Semiahmoo offers a whole weekend full of pampering, quality family time and delicious food. This Mother’s Day, look no further than a trip to Semiahmoo Resort to show mom how special she really is.

  • Spa – Give mom that extra time she deserves with a special rate on 120 minutes full body signature massage at The Spa at Semiahmoo. After the treatment, she can enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne or apple cider.

  • Semiahmoo Sips (Saturday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.) – The sommelier will pour samples of four different wines from our rotating menu in the Semiahmoo Wine Cellar.

  • Brunch by the Course(Sunday from 8:00 – 2:00 p.m.) – Start the day of appreciation with a special Mother’s Day brunch at Packers Kitchen + Bar. Full menu can be viewed here.

  • Brunch by the Sea (Sunday from 8:00 – 12:00 p.m.) – Stop by for the best breakfast in town at Great Blue Heron Grill. Full menu can be viewed here.

πŸ“ž  (360) 318-2000

🏠 9565 Semiahmoo Pkwy, Blaine, Washington

Sunday, May 8

Celebrate the special mom in your life and treat her to a culinary experience to remember! Join Hotel Bellwether in the waterfront Lighthouse Bar & Grill for a bountiful brunch buffet by the Bay. Executive Chef Marcello Mazzoleni & culinary team will present delicious breakfast & lunch specialties, as well as a dessert bar, that will truly make your mom feel spoiled.

Reservations are required. 

πŸ“ž (360) 392-3200

🏠 One Bellwether Way, Bellingham, Washington

April 25 - May 8

Stop by the Chrysalis Inn & Spa and grab a $150 gift card for your mom between April 25 and May 8, and get an extra $25. Show your mom some appreciation with a trip to the spa, or meal at Keenan's at the Pier overlooking Bellingham Bay. 

πŸ“ž (360) 756-1005

🏠 804 10th Street, Bellingham, Washington

Sunday, May 8

Head to Lorikeet Bar in Downtown Bellingham for their second monthly art market featuring. some incredibly talented local artists!

There will be delicious cocktails and snacks available, all ages are welcome! The perfect way to spend a spring Sunday & great for a last minute Mother’s Day gift! 

πŸ“ž (360) 510-7531

🏠 215 W Holly St Suite 101, Bellingham, Washington

Sunday, May 8 

Love Washington's beaches? Love your mom? Come and help keep trash out of the ocean and keep our shorelines clean at Larrabee State Park! 

To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, RE Source host beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and lakes — throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties, providing cleanup equipment and a place to connect. 

πŸ“ž (360) 733-8307

🏠 245 Chuckanut Drive, Bellingham, Washington

Around here, whenever the sun shines it is a must to get out and explore! If the weather works out in your favor this Mother’s Day, try ordering a meal to go and enjoy a picnic while taking in the sights of Whatcom County’s many scenic parks. 

Also consider spending the day in Fairhaven VillageLynden, or checking out another nearby community. 

If the day instead includes rain, see it as an opportunity to take advantage of enriching and fun indoor activities. You can get some ideas of where to stay inside and experience the local arts and culture by signing up for the Whatcom County Culture Crawl. This self-guided tour is free and includes discounts for the Jansen Art CenterPickford Film CenterSpark Museum, and more!  

        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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