2015 Major Festivals and Events Around Bellingham and Whatcom County

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barronLucky for us, our little upper-left-hand-corner of the country hosts its fair share of fabulous festivals. Mark your calendar for any of these popular events. Area celebrations and activities attract thousands of tourists to Whatcom County each year while reminding locals that we live in just about the best place in the world.

Check in at WhatcomTalk.com as events draw closer, for more details.

And to always keep up on what’s happening in Bellingham and the surrounding area, regularly visit our events calendar – where you can also add your own event, at no cost, anytime.


January 1 Birch Bay Polar Bear Swim
February 16 Bite of Blaine
February 19-28 Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival at PFC
March 6-8 Whatcom County Home & Garden Show
March 12 Recreation Northwest EXPO
March 13-15 Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival
March 14 Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 19 Spring Business Showcase
March 19-21 Spring Business Showcase
April 1-30 Skagit Tulip Festival
April 26 The Dirty Dan Day Seafood Festival
May Bellingham’s Procession of the Species
May 14th Annual Semiahmoo Bay International Sailing Regatta
May 1-7 Bellingham Children’s Film Festival at PFC
May 15 Junior Ski To Sea Parade
May 16 Junior Ski To Sea Parade
May 23 Ski To Sea Blossom Time Parade
May 24 Ski To Sea
May 24 The Fairhaven Festival
June Lynden Farmers Day Parade
June Holland Days
June International Art Festival at Peace Arch State Park
June 13-14 Deming Logging Show
June 5-7 Bellingham Scottish Highland Games
June 11-14 Lummi Stommish Water Festival
June 28 Bellingham Kids Traverse
July Drayton Harbor Music Festival
July Birch Bay Discovery Days
July Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival
July 4 Bellingham Haggen Family 4th of July
July 4 Blaine’s Old Fashioned 4th of July
July 3-19 Bellingham Festival of Music
July Northwest Raspberry Festival
July 23-26 Old Settler’s Picnic & Grand Parade
July 29-August 1 Puget Sound Antique Tractor Show & Pull
July 31-August 2 Mount Baker Blues Festival
August The Color Run
August 1-2 Drayton Harbor Days
August 1-2 Birch Bay Music Festival
August 17-22 Northwest Washington Fair
August 23 Dog Days of Summer Festival
August 29 Muds to Suds
September 10-13 Bellingham Greekfest 2015
September 12 Whatcom County Farm Tour
September 19 Bellingham Traverse
October Doctober at PFC
October Lynden Craft & Antique Show
October 3-4, 10-11 Whatcom Artist Studio Tour
October 3-4 Cloud Mountain Farm Fall Fruit Festival
November-December Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts
December Fairhaven Holiday Festival
December Holiday Port Festival & Gingerbread House Contest
December Olde Fashioned Christmas in Ferndale
December Lynden’s Lighted Christmas Parade
December 31 Annual Ring of Fire & Hope


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