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
Sep 8, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019

The Elephant in the Room

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In conjunction with our Lightcatcher exhibition, Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity, the Museum will explore the story of ivory from pre-history to modern times, featuring a...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
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 2, 2018

Contemporary Dance Class

Location: The Firehouse Performing Arts Center, The Firehouse Performing Arts Center,
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism, and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members...More
Dec 2, 2018

Olde Fashioned Christmas

Location: Pioneer Park, FerndalePioneer Park, Ferndale
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 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 2, 2018

Shipwrecked: An Entertainment

Location: Bellingham Theatre Guild, Bellingham Theatre Guild,
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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
Dec 2, 2018 - Mar 8, 2019

VISIONS & VOICES

Location: Various Whatcom County Locations, WhatcomVarious Whatcom County Locations, Whatcom
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
“VISIONS & VOICES: Forgotten Films From Cinema’s Women Directors is a four-part series featuring a variety of full-length and short films ranging from slapstick comedies to melodramas and thrillers––all from...More
Dec 2, 2018 - Mar 8, 2019

VISIONS & VOICES: Forgotten Films

Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts, BellinghamSylvia Center for the Arts, Bellingham
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VISIONS & VOICES: Forgotten Films From Cinema’s Women Directors samples films from “Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers,” a collection of historical films recently curated by Kino Lorber Films and the Library...More
Dec 2, 2018

Pam McGaffin The Leaving Year

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Leaving Year: A Novel Young Adult Fiction! The Leaving Year is about the daughter of a Pacific Northwest fisherman, whose presumed drowning in 1967 has her searching for answers,...More
Dec 2, 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 2, 2018

CORSBERG CARES: BENEFIT SHOW

Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts, BellinghamSylvia Center for the Arts, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A NIGHT OF IMPROV AND STAND UP TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE CORSBERG FAMILY Funds raised will help benefit Robin’s father, Mike Corsberg, where the medical system has failed, and...More
Dec 2, 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

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