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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Oct 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018

Susan Bennerstrom at The Inn at Lynden

Location: The Inn at Lynden, The Inn at Lynden,
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Jansen Art Center, in partnership with The Inn at Lynden, is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by Bellingham artist Susan Bennerstrom. Paintings by Susan Bennerstrom will be on...More
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
Nov 24, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017

The Christmas Schooner

Location: Bellingham Theatre Guild, Bellingham Theatre Guild,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Take a ride on The Christmas Schooner! Everyone will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with...More
Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017

Allied Arts Holiday Festival Showcase

Location: Allied Arts of Whatcom County Gallery, Allied Arts of Whatcom County Gallery,
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Our annual Holiday Festival of the Arts has been a Whatcom County tradition for 38 years and this year we have decided to make it even bigger! In addition to...More
Dec 1, 2017 - Jan 20, 2018

Frank G Craig, The Man and His Work

Location: Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, BellinghamFourth Corner Frames & Gallery, Bellingham
Time: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Frank G Craig, The Man and His Work Frank G Craig will be our featured artist in December. His art career began in the 1930’s during the Great Depression 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 9, 2017

Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run

Location: Bellingham High School, Bellingham High School,
Time: 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Kick off the holiday season with the Bellingham community and the Arthritis Foundation at the annual Jingle Bell Run! Bring your family and friends, dress up in everything holiday related...More
Dec 9, 2017

NSEA Community Work Party

Location: Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, BellinghamNooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, Bellingham
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help NSEA do what it does best - restore salmon habitat with the help of community volunteers! This week we’ll work with private land owners by restoring the riparian zone...More
Dec 9, 2017

Chainsaw Carving Demos and Open Studio

Location: Tomas Vrba Studio, Tomas Vrba Studio,
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Visit the new studio and outdoor gallery of award-winning chainsaw sculptor Tomas Vrba. Saturdays in December, watch the artist carve with a chainsaw and turn salvaged logs into works of...More
Dec 9, 2017

Art of the American West

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western...More
Dec 9, 2017

Deck the Old City Hall

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get in the holiday spirit with the Whatcom Museum’s annual festivities! Historic Old City Hall will be decked out for the season. View decorated trees, take your picture with Santa,...More
Dec 9, 2017

John M. Edson Hall of Birds

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Whatcom Museum's founding collection of mounted birds is reinterpreted as an educational experience at Old City Hall. Designed in collaboration with the North Cascades Audubon Society, the new exhibit...More
Dec 9, 2017

Visit Wally the Museum Mouse

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Say hello to Wally the Museum Mouse, our beloved Museum mascot! He’ll be spreading holiday cheer, and taking photos, by the big holiday tree in the Rotunda Room of Old...More
Dec 9, 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 9, 2017

Hidden Museum Treasurers

Location: Lynden Pioneer Museum, Lynden Pioneer Museum,
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harriet Baskas will be presenting the findings from her book- "Hidden Treasures: What Museum's Can't or Won't Show" You will have an opportunity to learn about some very unique items-such...More
Dec 9, 2017

Docent Tour: People of Sea and Cedar

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted...More
Dec 9, 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 9, 2017

2 Pianos 4 Hands Piano Concert

Location: DIVENTI Music Conservatory & Performance Center, BellinghamDIVENTI Music Conservatory & Performance Center, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
2 Pianos - 4 Hands - Incredible music! Join us for an evening of piano music featuring Rebecca & Gabriel Mañalac on 2 pianos. Featured pieces include works by Brahms,...More

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