Whatcom Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Whatcom County including Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and beyond.

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Jun
21
Fri
Longest Day 10K @ Fairhaven Village Green
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Longest Day 10K @ Fairhaven Village Green

Salish Wealth Management invites you to kick off summer and celebrate the solstice – The Longest Day 10K – benefiting Teach One to Lead One Whatcom County. With a 7:00 p.m. start, this chip-timed race begins and finishes at Fairhaven Village Green in Bellingham, WA. Space is limited to 500 participants.

BENEFITING:

The entry fee is $30 with $10 from each fee going directly to Teach One to Lead One Whatcom County, so they can continue to grow and reach as many at-risk youth as possible through their proven mentoring program.

THE COURSE:

The Longest Day 10K gives runners a little bit of everything – city and trail running mixed with the beauty of the Pacific Northwest including breath-taking views of the Bellingham waterfront as the solstice sun begins to set.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:

This event is designed for runners and walkers of all levels. The Longest Day 10K is ideal for serious runners looking for a competitive or training race as well as those looking for a fun, unique, and family-friendly event – plus everyone in between! This course is not necessarily wheelchair, assisted wheelchair or stroller friendly. Unfortunately we will not be allowing furry friends of any kinds to run the race with participants.

FUN & SWAG:

In addition to a cool swag bag packed with goodies, each registration includes a blue race tech t-shirt and medal at no extra charge!

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Jun
22
Sat
Africa Making huge strides @ YWCA
Jun 22 all-day
Africa Making huge strides @ YWCA

For those looking for culture in the Pacific Northwest, this will be the very first African fashion event. From now on, this becomes our tradition every year.
This year’s theme is ” Africa making huge strides.”
We picked this theme because our ultimate goal is to promote African entreprenariat and prevent the youth from the scourge of unemployment. So if you are a fan of African fashion, this show is for you!!!! Regardless of ethnic group.
Africa making huge strides 2019 is the largest African fashion show in Whatcom county where emerging established and local designers and models gather on one roof to celebrate African Heritage through African fashion and art and promote African culture.
This is a must see show of the year!!
African designers from Seattle and locals from our community are coming together to showcase the true collaboration of art in live. We are characterized by ethnic diversities.
The vision is to promote entrepreneurship, community leaders, charities, organizations by building a creative space for upcoming designers to showcase the best of Africa emerging fashion talent. By doing so, we will advance awareness and understanding of the richness and diversity of African culture and traditions.
“Africa making huge strides” is a combination of African products and locally produced antique accessories exibits, African dance performance, musique, history telling .
If you love diversity, culture, and art, this event is for you.
Luchrist Modern African fashion seeks to highlight the scope of opportunities accross the continent by purchasing from artisans in Africa.

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Jun
29
Sat
Bellingham Beer and Music Festival @ North Bellingham Golf Course
Jun 29 all-day
Bellingham Beer and Music Festival @ North Bellingham Golf Course

“Radio Isn’t Dead” will be the theme for the Sixth Annual Bellingham Beer and Music Festival at the North Bellingham Golf Course tent pavilion on June 29, 2019. The Festival will run from 6:00 to 10:00 pm and include up to 35 different breweries pouring up to 100 different beers. Up to four different bands are also scheduled to perform. The theme of this year’s Festival is in connection with local radio station KZAX 94.9LP FM’s 3rd birthday celebration! Net proceeds benefit Make.Shift Art Space and the Alzheimer’s Association of Washington!

The Radio Isn’t Dead/Bellingham Beer and Music Festival is a 21-and-over event. The $30 ticket price includes access to all breweries and bands and a souvenir beer tasting glass. On-site food purchases from local restaurants will also be available. Attendees are asked to please leave their pet dogs at home but are encouraged to bring certified service dogs.

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Jul
10
Wed
Downtown Sounds: Free Summer Concert Series
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Sounds: Free Summer Concert Series

Bellingham’s favorite music festival is celebrating its 15th year! Get excited for Downtown Sounds – sponsored by WECU – our series of free, outdoor concerts for the entire family. Each night features performances by popular bands, intermission entertainment, food vendors, our Beer + Wine Garden featuring local beer and cider and exclusive wines from Haggen Food & Pharmacy and the Family Alley area featuring the WECU Game Zone, including spike ball, giant “WECU pong,” cornhole and giant Jenga.

Every Wednesday, July 10th through Augus