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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Sep 8, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

Endangered Species

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Endangered Species highlights 60 artists celebrating biodiversity's beauty, interpret natural and human-induced extinctions, and focus on endangered species from diverse ecosystems. It includes the work of artists who spotlight the...More
Nov 16, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

Holiday Festival of the Arts

Location: Holiday Festival of the Arts, Holiday 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 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

Deck the Old City Hall

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall,
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 a variety of themed, decorated holiday trees...More
Nov 23, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018

Fairhaven Winterfest

Location: Fairhaven District, Fairhaven District,
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
You are invited to visit Fairhaven neighborhood shops and restaurants that are sharing the works of emerging and professional artists in the spirit of the holidays. Father Christmas will also...More
Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 1, 2018

Holiday Art Fair & Museum

Location: Goff Building, BlaineGoff Building, Blaine
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy two weekends of family fun in downtown Blaine with local artisans presenting glass art, fabric crafts, fine art, jewelry, photography and more. There will also be kid's craft activities,...More
Dec 1, 2018

NSEA Community Work Party

Location: Acme Elementary School, AcmeAcme Elementary School, Acme
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don’t miss this impressive restoration site by joining NSEA and Whatcom Land Trust along the South Fork Nooksack River! We will be planting native trees and shrubs to improve salmon...More
Dec 1, 2018

Bellingham Farmers Market - Downtown

Location: Depot Market Square, WhatcomDepot Market Square, Whatcom
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Market operates at Depot Market Square in downtown Bellingham from 10 am to 3 pm every Saturday from April through December. It is a perennial favorite with locals and...More
Dec 1, 2018

Holiday Harbor Lights

Location: G Street Plaza, G Street Plaza,
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Holiday fun for everyone at Blaine's tree lighting festival! Begin the day with the Christmas Bazaar, Christmas Market and Downtown Holiday Art Fair and History Museum featuring live music, refreshments,...More
Dec 1, 2018

LuLaRoe & CHI Fundraiser

Location: Unity Spiritual Center, BellinghamUnity Spiritual Center, Bellingham
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grab your girlfriends, find new styles for Summer and help fund-raise for Children’s House International! Each consultant will donate a portion of the days proceeds to CHI to help bring...More
Dec 1, 2018

Story Time Featuring Micah Moses

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Special Story Time Featuring Micah Moses Tristan, Dylan, and the Dream Machine Kids Event! Tristan, Dylan and the Dream Machine is a bedtime book created to spark a child’s imagination,...More
Dec 1, 2018

Barb Atkins-Alto Luna Fiber Crafts

Location: Whatcom Art Market, BellinghamWhatcom Art Market, Bellingham
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Barb Atkins-Alta Luna Fiber Crafts is our featured artist Wednesday thru Sunday November 28th thru December 2. Barb will be demonstrating creating knitted Christmas ornaments & decorations Saturday December 1...More
Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 8, 2018

Elf on the Shelf

Location: Downtown Lynden, LyndenDowntown Lynden, Lynden
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Elf on the Shelf has returned with TWO chances to win! Join us for the Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt in downtown Lynden. Find all 12 elves in...More
Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 8, 2018

Visit with Sinterklaas

Location: The Inn at Lynden, The Inn at Lynden,
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit with Sinterklaas when he arrives at 2:00 pm.as he spreads traditional Dutch holiday cheer! Bring the whole family to visit Sinter at the Inn at Lynden, 100 5th St...More
Dec 1, 2018

Cooperative-house \"Friendconomy\"Bazaar

Location: Sushi Cooperative House, Sushi Cooperative House,
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Celebrate our "friendconomy" and vend or purchase some great things made by people you love. Never vended before? Try it out! Don't want to vend? just come, meet awesome people,...More
Dec 1, 2018

Olde Fashioned Christmas

Location: Pioneer Park, FerndalePioneer Park, Ferndale
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Our Favorite Collections" will be showcased in the Pioneer Park’s historic cabins aglow with tiny lights as volunteers of the Ferndale Heritage Society host its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas in...More
Dec 1, 2018

Holiday Lights Obstacle Dash

Location: G St Plaza, G St Plaza,
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bring the family out to beautiful downtown Blaine for this family friendly fun dash. A 1.5 mile obstacle run starts off the festivities at 3:00 pm at the H Street...More
Dec 1, 2018

Pack the Crate: Holiday Toy Drive

Location: Overflow Taps, BellinghamOverflow Taps, Bellingham
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pack the Crate with toys for our local community on December 1st at Overflow Taps in Bellingham. For every toy placed in the crate, you'll receive a raffle ticket for...More
Dec 1, 2018

The Santa Train Ride

Location: Miniature World Family Fun Center, Miniature World Family Fun Center,
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come on out to Birch Bay, WA to experience the return of the famous Santa Train Ride at Miniature World Family Fun Center! As Christmas approaches, the Forest of Imagination...More
Dec 1, 2018

Lynden Lighted Parade

Location: Downtown Lynden, LyndenDowntown Lynden, Lynden
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Starting at 6 pm.,spend some time with friends, family and loved ones as a lighted menagerie of cars, pick-ups, trucks, floats, wagons, farm equipment, and more! Starting at the Fairway...More
Dec 1, 2018

Red Wheelbarrow Writers

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Wheelbarrow Writers Collective Novel Reading Join the Red Wheelbarrow Writers December 1st for a rollicking read of our seventh annual Collective Novel. To celebrate NaNoWriMo, thirty different authors take...More
Dec 1, 2018

WWU Women's Basketball vs. MSUB

Location: WECU Courts at Carver Gym, WWU, BellinghamWECU Courts at Carver Gym, WWU, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come support WWU Women's Basketball as they take on Montana State Billings at Carver Gym.More
Dec 1, 2018

It's A Wonderful Life, the musical

Location: Claire vg Thomas Theater, Claire vg Thomas Theater,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
It’s Christmas eve, and after a series of events George Bailey stands on a bridge questioning if he should even go on living. It is up to Clarence, a second-class angel,...More
Dec 1, 2018

Shipwrecked: An Entertainment

Location: Bellingham Theatre Guild, Bellingham Theatre Guild,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bring the entire family! The adventurous Louis de Rougemont invites you to hear his amazing story of bravery, survival and celebrity that left 19th century England spellbound. Dare to be...More

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