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
Orcas Island Bicycle Tour
Jun 21 @ 12:00 am
Orcas Island Bicycle Tour

Start your summer right with a biking, hiking, and swimming tour of Orcas Island with Shifting Gears! Our 3-day, 2-night micro-adventure includes scenic ferry rides, hiking or biking Mt Constitution, alpine lake swimming, lunch in Eastsound, camping and soaking tubs at Doe Bay Resort, and of course, local wine and beer!

Tickets are $299 per person and include accommodations, 6 meals and the option of an on-call driver in case you have reached your limit at some point over the weekend.

Worried about having the right gear or the cost of the trip? Have no fear! We’re here to help loan gear, walk you through renting a bicycle for the weekend, or applying for a scholarship in order to participate in this amazing adventure. Please email Kari at kari@letsshiftgears.com with any and all questions you have about this trip, or look out for the up coming information sessions!

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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
30
Sun
K2K Race @ Kulshan Brewery (K2)
Jun 30 all-day
K2K Race @ Kulshan Brewery (K2)

Join us for the 5th Annual ‘Merica-themed K2K Race on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm! K2K will feature a Mile and a 5k race! Each will start at Kulshan Brewery (K2) on Kentucky Street and will end at Kulshan Brewery on James Street! With live music, food trucks, prizes for 1st-3rd place M & F in the Mile & 5k, as well as numerous raffle prizes, a costume contest, and a beer garden, you are guaranteed to have a good time! So grab your friends, your family and all your red, white and blue, and celebrate with us!

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Jul
15
Mon
Rider Cup Benefit Golf Tournament @ North Bellingham Golf Course
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm
Rider Cup Benefit Golf Tournament @ North Bellingham Golf Course

NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center’s Rider Cup Benefit Golf Tournament features a Shotgun Start and a four-person team scramble (best ball from tee to hole). Each golfer must use a minimum of 2 drives. Up to 6 Mulligans can be purchased. Prizes and Trophies are awarded for Low Gross, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Putting contest, and Corporate “Rider Cup” Trophy.

All of the proceeds from this great event go towards providing equine-assisted activities and therapies to people of all ages and abilities in Whatcom County.

* Includes Power Cart and Burger Buffet served at end of round *

For more information email Phil Simmons at

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