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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Nov 17, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

Allied Arts Festival of the Arts

Location: Allied Arts Festival of the Arts, Allied Arts Festival of the Arts,
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Holiday Festival of the Arts is a five-week-long indoor arts festival featuring 100 artisans from our region. Aside from vendors selling their wares, the festival boasts live music and...More
Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

Fairhaven Winterfest

Location: Historic Fairhaven District, Historic Fairhaven District,
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Celebrate your winter holidays in the Historic Fairhaven District through December 23rd! Ongoing through December 23: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides: Each Saturday (weather permitting) from 12-3pm free carriage rides will...More
Dec 14, 2017

Holiday Magic with BHS Showstoppers

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Museum Advocates for a fun concert in the Rotunda room of Old City Hall. The Bellingham High School (BHS) Showstoppers spread holiday magic with their seasonal favorites and...More
Dec 15, 2017

BAAY Presents: The Snow Queen

Location: BAAY Theatre, BellinghamBAAY Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen comes to life on the BAAY stage this December! Experience this family-friendly tale performed by students ages 9-12. The story follows...More
Dec 16, 2017

BAAY Presents: The Snow Queen

Location: BAAY Theatre, BellinghamBAAY Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen comes to life on the BAAY stage this December! Experience this family-friendly tale performed by students ages 9-12. The story follows...More
Dec 16, 2017

BAAY Presents: The Snow Queen

Location: BAAY Theatre, BellinghamBAAY Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen comes to life on the BAAY stage this December! Experience this family-friendly tale performed by students ages 9-12. The story follows...More
Dec 17, 2017

A Beer & Oyster Pairing Dinner

Location: Drayton Harbor Oyster Co., Drayton Harbor Oyster Co.,
Time: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Come out and join us for a shucking good time!! Atwood Ales Farm Brewery and Drayton Harbor Oyster Co. present a beer and oyster pairing dinner. There will be oysters...More
Dec 17, 2017

BAAY Presents: The Snow Queen

Location: BAAY Theatre, BellinghamBAAY Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Snow Queen comes to life on the BAAY stage this December! Experience this family-friendly tale performed by students ages 9-12. The story follows...More
Dec 20, 2017

The Wizard of Oz

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fantastic Family Musical: Marvel at Munchkins in Dazzling Oz There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists...More
Dec 22, 2017

The Nutcracker

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
John Bishop, founder and artistic director of Northwest Ballet Theater, reports his Nutcracker is like the original version–based on the Russian ballet first performed in St. Petersburg in 1892. Northwest...More
Dec 25, 2017

Family Style Christmas Dinner

Location: Chinuk, Chinuk,
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Style Christmas dinner 3:00pm- 8:00pm 1 st course: Potato Leek Soup served with fresh rolls and butter 2nd course: Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and candied pecans, Orzo...More
Jan 1, 2018

Polar Bear Plunge

Location: Birch Bay Waterfront, Birch Bay Waterfront,
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Started in 1982 by local residents on a dare, this annual ritual draws hundreds of participants and thousands of onlookers each year and has become a destination spot for New...More
Jan 1, 2018

Resolution Walk/Run & Padden Polar Dip

Location: Lake Padden Park, BellinghamLake Padden Park, Bellingham
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Start off the New Year right with a brisk walk or run around beautiful Lake Padden. At the finish we’ll have snacks, patio heaters and lots of camaraderie before the...More
Jan 6, 2018

Annual Welcome Home Concert featuring Hannie Mcgarity

Location: First Congregational Church, BellinghamFirst Congregational Church, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Every year, the Festival sponsors a winter recital by a young musician from the area who is currently studying to be a professional musician in a nationally recognized music program. ...More
Jan 19, 2018

Whatcom Museum's Art Auction Gala

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Enjoy a glittering evening of socializing, fine wine, a delicious dinner, and exciting bidding opportunities at the Whatcom Museum's annual Art Auction Gala, presented by Peoples Bank. Held in the...More
Jan 26, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018

My Three Angels

Location: Bellingham Theatre Guild, Bellingham Theatre Guild,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 am
The scene is French Guiana, a region where on Christmas day the temperature has graciously dropped to 104 degrees. Three convicts—two of them murderers, the third a swindler—stumble upon a...More
Jan 26, 2018

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Take a rich journey that is both classical and completely contemporary with two superstar Grammy winners and this collection of American roots songs encompassing blues, gospel, folk, country, and rock....More
Jan 31, 2018

BAM! Percussion-eXplosion

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: All Day
Compelling rhythms inspiring collective communication Invigorate students with this truly universal production. The pulsating energy created by the artists of BAM is contagious: through drumbeats and laughs, it overwhelms the...More
Feb 3, 2018

Disenchanted!

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. These royal renegades toss off...More
Feb 8, 2018

Intersection Trio

Location: WWU Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, WWU Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Laura Frautschi, Violin  |   Kristina Reiko Cooper, Cello  |  John Novacek, Piano Each winter, the Festival offers a prelude to its summer events by presenting a major soloist or ensemble recital. This year, the Intersection Trio...More
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