The Downtown Bellingham Partnership is proud to announce that the 2017 Commercial Street Night Market series will include six-night markets during the summer season, making the event a monthly series. From May through September, the Commercial Street Night Market will run every third Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. on the 1300 block of Commercial Street.
Bellingham’s night market has been growing in popularity since it started two years ago. Because of the high demand, residents and visitors alike will now see a night market series spanning five months, plus a holiday night market in December.
“After three seasons of increasing popularity, we’re excited to make the night market a more permanent fixture for downtown Bellingham,” Lindsey Payne Johnstone, events director for the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, said. “This event is one of the more unique and urban ways our downtown community comes together.”
The Commercial Street Night Market gives attendees the opportunity to experience Bellingham like they have never seen it before with fresh and unique vendors. In true night market fashion, the 2017 series will feature local craftspeople, artists, entertainers, musicians and food vendors, while also pulling creative vendors and artisans from around the Pacific Northwest region.
When the night market was founded in 2015, it was loosely modeled after the popular Richmond Night Market in Richmond, B.C. However, the Commercial Street Night Market incorporates more of an all-inclusive focus, hosting crafts, entertainment and retail in addition to food and drink vendors, and is one of the only night markets in the Pacific Northwest.
For more information about the Commercial Street Night Market or the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, visit http://downtownbellingham.com.