Ring of Fire & Hope

Join the Fun in Birch Bay! This fun annual New Years' Tradition takes place each year on December 31st at 7:00 p.m. Get a biodegradable or battery-powered LED road flare and head to the shores of Birch Bay. Feel free to participate along the shoreline anywhere between Birch Bay State Park and Birch Bay Village. 

At 7:00 p.m. sharp everyone lights their flare, the effect is beautiful and the entire bay looks like a string of red Christmas lights. Please visit the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce website for information on how to get your complimentary road flare (please note: only one per family). 

You can purchase additional road flares at many of our local businesses, including Pacific Building Supply, The Bay Center Market, and more!

Starts: December 31, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Admission: Free!

Location: Birch Bay
Birch Bay Drive, Birch Bay, WA 98230

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Produced By: Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce

Contact Person: Sacha Sangunetti

Phone: (360) 371-5004

Email: sacha@birchbaychamber.com

        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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