Community June 1, 2023

Exploring Bellingham – Activities & Events

Summertime in Bellingham is an absolute delight, filled with a vibrant array of events that bring the community together in the most joyful and festive ways. From the moment the sun graces the city, Bellingham becomes a hub of excitement, and residents and visitors alike can’t help but be swept up in the contagious enthusiasm that fills the air.

Here are a few events to checkout this summer!

4/1-12/16 – Bellingham Farmers Market
Saturdays | 10am-2 pm | 110 Railroad Ave
The Bellingham Farmers Market boasts 100 stalls for our vendors at Depot Market Square in the heart of downtown Bellingham. They offer fresh grown produce, locally produced artisan goods, and one of a kind crafts.

3/6 – 12/18 – Monday Night Jazz
Mondays|8PM|202 E Holly St
Begin your week with a little dose of jazz at The Blue Room! Enjoy the musical explorations from a wide variety of both local and regional musicians and talented WWU jazz students!

4/3-12/1 – First Fridays
First Friday of Month | 6-10PM | Bellingham
First Fridays is a monthly celebration that showcases local artists and galleries, places to dine and sip, late night shopping, events, live music, and more!

May – Sept – Kayak Cove Tours
Every Mon, Thurs, Sat | 10am-1pm | Larrabee State Park
Enjoy a Guided Kayaking Adventure at Wildcat Cove in Larrabee State Park! Get an excellent introduction to sea kayaking in the San Juans only 20 minutes away from Bellingham, WA.

7/14-7/16 – Northwest Tune-Up Festival
10am-11pm | 1145 Granary Avenue
The Northwest Tune-Up is a bike, beer and music festival held in celebration of Pacific Northwest culture. This three-day event showcases the beauty of the Cascadia region and everything it has to offer.

7/18 – Bellingham Festival of Music
7pm | 516 High St
Conner Gray Covington conducts the Bellingham Festival of Music Orchestra, closing out the 2023 season. This Season of Discovery will showcase a fascinating variety of interpretive styles, wide-ranging repertoire, and stimulating new soloists.