Whatcom County's Free Summer Fun Guide

WHATCOM COUNTY'S
FREE SUMMER FUN GUIDE

                                                                                                                      Updated 6/13/19
Whatcom Kid Insider has your guide to Summer 2019! We have included over 150 FREE summer activities for you and your family to enjoy in Whatcom County! Do you love outdoor music concerts with the family? Are you looking for daily activities to keep the kids busy? We've got it all! Whether you live in Bellingham or Lynden, Ferndale, Blaine, or any of our smaller towns you are within 10 minutes of summer fun on any given day. Looking for things to do with your kids this summer? Look no further!

We have outdoor movies, concerts in the parks, farmers markets,
festivals, 4th of July fireworks, spray parks, summer reading library events & more
ALL IN ONE PLACE!
Your summer has just been planned!!

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FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
June 14th-16th

Friday, June 14th:

Movie Nights, Blaine - 6-10pm

Saturday, June 15th:

What's the Point Beach Exploration Event, Blaine - 9am-1pm

Bellingham Farmer's Market - 10am-3pm

Father's Day Floats, throughout Whatcom County - 1-4pm 

Music in the Park, Ferndale - 6-8pm 

Sardis Raptor Center "Live Birds", Birch Bay - 6-7pm 

Sunday, June 16th:

Enjoy Father's Day with your family!

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
June 17th-23rd


Tuesday, June 18th:

Wednesday, June 19th

Barkley Farmers Market, Bellingham - 2-6pm 

Thursday, June 20th: 

Playspace, Bellingham - 10am-12pm

Kids Club at the Fairhaven Toy Garden, Bellingham - 2-5pm 

Hot Summer Chess Grand Prix, Ferndale - 5:30-9pm 

Elizabeth Park Concert Series, Bellingham - 6-8pm 

Friday, June 21st: 

Family Story Night, Bellingham - 6-8:30pm

Movie Nights, Blaine - 6-10pm


Sunday, June 23rd:

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.
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4th of July Events

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
June 24th-30th

Monday, June 24th: 

Author Visit: Grizzly Boy, Blaine - 1-2pm

Tuesday, June 25th:


Wednesday, June 26th

Barkley Farmers Market, Bellingham - 2-6pm 

Bingo! Summer Book Share for Teens, Bellingham - 2-3pm

Teen Improv Workshop, Blaine - 3-4:30pm 

Thursday, June 27th: 

Playspace, Bellingham - 10am-12pm

Kids Club at the Fairhaven Toy Garden, Bellingham - 2-5pm 

Summer Movie Matinee, Bellingham - 2-4pm

Elizabeth Park Concert Series, Bellingham - 6-8pm 

Friday, June 28th: 

Summer Gymnastics, Bellingham - 10-11:30am

Movie Nights, Blaine - 6-10pm


Sunday, June 30th:

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
July 1st-7th

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Teddy Bear Picnic
 - Blaine, 10:30-11am

Story Magic - Everson, 10:30-11:30am

Summer Garden Fun - Deming, 2-4pm

Wednesday, July 3rd

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

NASA: Rockets - Ferndale, 1-2pm

Barkley Farmers Market - Bellingham, 2-6pm 

Story Magic - Bellingham, 2-3pm

The Fourth of July: 

Everything for the Fourth of July is right here: 4th of July Guide

Friday, July 5th: 

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Junior Ranger Program - Birch Bay, 2-3pm

Movie Nights - Blaine, 6-9pm


Sunday, July 7th:

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
July 8th-14th

Author Visit: Grizzly Boy - Everson, 10:30-11:30am

Summer Garden Fun - Deming, 2-4pm

Wednesday, July 10th

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Camping in the Library - Blaine, 1-2pm

Story Magic - Ferndale, 1-2pm

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Tall Ships Tour
- Bellingham, 2-6pm *Donation Suggested

Movie Nights
 - Blaine, 6-9pm

Rooftop Cinema at the Parkade - Bellingham, 6:30-11pm

Saturday, July 13th:

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Tall Ships Tour - Bellingham, 10am-1pm *Donation Suggested

Bellingham Farmer's Market - 10am-3pm

Lynden Farmer's Market - 10am-2pm

Camping in the Library - Maple Falls, 11am-12pm

Field Games - Ferndale, 1-3pm

Sunnyland Stomp - Bellingham, 3-8pm

Live Falcons: Wolves of the Sky - Birch Bay, 7-8pm

Sunday, July 14th:

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
July 15th-21st

Pigeons - Everson, 10:30-11:30am

Wednesday, July 17th

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Camping in the Library - Ferndale, 1-2pm

NASA: Rockets - Blaine, 1-2pm

Photography - Sumas, 1-3pm

Barkley Farmers Market - Bellingham, 2-6pm 

Pigeons - Bellingham, 2-3pm

Summer Concert - Bellingham, 5:30-9pm

Thursday, July 18th

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Summer Movie Matinee, Bellingham - 2-4pm

Kids Club at the Fairhaven Toy Garden, Bellingham - 2-5pm

Summer Concert in the Park - Bellingham, 6-8pm

Friday, July 19th: 

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Northwest Raspberry Festival
 - Lynden, 11am-9pm

Family Story Night - Bellingham, 6-8:30pm
Movie Nights - Blaine, 6-9pm

Northwest Raspberry Festival - Lynden, 10am-5pm

Lynden Farmer's Market - 10am-2pm

Camping in the Library - Deming, 11am-12pm

Junior Ranger Program - Birch Bay, 12-1pm

Explore the Shore Beach Walk - Birch Bay, 12:30-1:30pm

Doctor Who Day - Blaine, 3-5pm

Sunday, July 21st:

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Tall Ships Tour - Bellingham, 10am-1pm

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
July 22nd-28th

Barkley Farmers Market - Bellingham, 2-6pm 

NASA: Rockets - Bellingham, 2-3pm

Summer Concert - Bellingham, 5:30-9pm

Thursday, July 25th

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Kids' Craft Fair - Lynden, 1-3pm

Summer Movie Matinee - Bellingham, 2-4pm

Kids Club at the Fairhaven Toy Garden, Bellingham - 2-5pm

Summer Concert in the Park - Bellingham, 6-8pm

Friday, July 26th: 

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

51st Annual Children's Craft Fair - Bellingham, 11am-1pm

Rooftop Cinema at the Parkade - Bellingham, 6-11pm


Lynden Farmer's Market - 10am-2pm

Picnic in the Playground - Birch Bay, 11:30am-2:30pm

Sunday, July 28th:

Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden - All Day

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
July 29th-August 4th

Barkley Farmers Market - Bellingham, 2-6pm 

Summer Concert - Bellingham, 5:30-9pm

Thursday, August 1st

Summer Movie Matinee - Bellingham, 2-4pm

Summer Concert in the Park - Bellingham, 6-8pm

Friday, August 2nd: 

Guided Intertidal Beach Walk - Birch Bay, 1-2pm


Lynden Farmer's Market - 10am-2pm

Pirate Daze - Birch Bay, 10am-2pm

Junior Ranger Program - Birch Bay, 4-5pm

Sunday, August 4th:

Bellingham Youth Triathlon, 9am *FREE to spectate

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
August 12th-18th

Fan Fest Birch Bay & Discovery Days - Birch Bay, 12-8pm

Movie Nights
- Blaine, 6-10pm

Family Story Night - Bellingham, 6-8:30pm

Fan Fest Birch Bay & Discovery Days - Birch Bay, 12-8pm

Operation Splashmob - Ferndale, 2-4pm

Sunday, August 18th:

Kids Olympics at Birch Bay Discovery Days, 11am-1pm

Fan Fest Birch Bay & Discovery Days - Birch Bay, 12-8pm

Summer Concert in the Park - Blaine, 2-4pm

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
August 19th-25th

FREE WHATCOM KIDS ACTIVITIES
August 26th-Labor Day


Sunday, September 1st:

Labor Day:

Find more family-friendly activities all under $10 including library storytimes on the homepage events calendar HERE.


One more FREE EVENT that I just cannot leave off of this list because it's SO MUCH FUN:

Friday & Saturday, September 21st & 22nd: Bellingham SeaFeast, Bellingham

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