Welcome to Blaine

200_july4-dhargerWelcome to Blaine!

Known as the Peace Arch City, Blaine is nestled in the northwest corner of Washington State sitting on the international border between British Columbia, Canada and the United States. The City of Blaine epitomizes the best of small town charm and is strong in maritime heritage.

Check out our restaurants, fun activities and places to stay.


Chamber Meeting


First Wednesday of Each Month

Location: Blaine Pizza Factory
738 Peace Portal
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. • Lunch
This luncheon is open to all chamber members, area businesses and guests.
Planning on attending? Please RSVP to vic@cityofblaine.com
Join us and help your business gain exposure in our community.

Want to be a featured speaker at one of our meetings? Fill out our Speaker Application


December 2, 2015

Speaker: David Wilbrecht, City of Blaine

Blaine Chamber Board Election: At the December 2nd meeting we will be voting on the Blaine Chamber Board for 2015. Nominations for board members are accepted at the visitor center, to vic@cityofblaine.com, or call 360-332-4544

Business of the Year: It is time to get your nominations in for the 2015 Business of the Year. Please send your nominations to vic@cityofblaine.com. Don’t forget to give the name of the business and a brief description of why you believe they should be the Business of the Year. We will be voting at the December 2 meeting

August 18, 2015 Business Workshop Meeting Notes (Signs)

Business workshop notes 8-18


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking some “elves” to help us prepare for the Christmas season:
             1.  November 19th  9 – 10 am  attach new bows to wreaths at public works dept.
             2.  November 28     9 – 10 am  put up lights on Peace Portal trees downtown
             3.  November 30     8 – 10 am  “fluff up”  wreaths before they are hung on lamp posts downtown
Contact Carroll Solomon 332-6484 or Debbie Harger 543-9982 to volunteer for any or all of these. We are looking forward to showing off our beautiful city with festive decorations for the holidays – please join us and help out!

Coming Up Events


 We have lots of wonderful events going on in Blaine. Visit our Annual Event page to see the details.


Bountiful Fall Harvest
2015 Scarecrow Contest

Thank you to all the Blaine businesses who participated in the Annual Scarecrow Contest. It is great to see our town decorated! See pictures of all the scarecrows displays.

The Winner of The 2015 Blaine Scarecrow Contest is Stafholt Good Samaritan Society Congratulations on your display!

Stafholt Good Samaritan
Stafholt Good Samaritan

Second Place goes to Day to Day Dance

Day to Day Dance
Day to Day Dance

Third Place goes to Blaine Healing Arts

Blaine Healing Arts
Blaine Healing Arts

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Annual Christmas Lighting December 5- Enjoy a day of music, caroling, refreshments, Mr. & Mrs. Santa visit, free candy canes, hot cider & prize drawing. For more information on the event, please contact the Blaine Visitor Center at (360) 332-4544.

Holiday Harbor Lights & Christmas Tree Lighting

December 5
Come on downtown for a festive holiday celebration viewing Snowman, holiday decorations by local businesses and community groups as they participate in the “Winter Wonderland Holiday Display Contest”. Prizes are handed out for the best decorations. Santa shows up for the kid’s and boats in Blaine Harbor sail around the harbor with their holiday lights. Makes for a wonderful festive day. For more information on the event, please contact the Blaine Visitor Center at (360) 332-4544. www.blaineholidayharborlights.com

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Ring of Fire & Hope – December 31st, 2015 – This annual event celebrates ringing in hope for the coming new year. This event draws hundreds of participants who gather along the shores of Birch Bay with lighted flares. Sponsored by the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce.


Ongoing Events



Submit Photos of Blaine

Camera120Grab your camera and show visitors to our web site what a beautiful place we live in.
The Blaine Chamber of Commerce is encouraging chamber members and visitors alike to submit their photos of Blaine. Your photo can be of any location, nature sites and activities for possible inclusion on the chamber web site.

By submitting your photo for consideration, you understand to have released it for use by the Blaine Chamber of Commerce for use on their website and in all other forms of publication deemed necessary by the Blaine Chamber of Commerce. A photo credit with your name will be placed on your photo.

Please submit your photos for consideration to vic@cityofblaine.com

1) Click on the link above to open a new mail message.
2) Attach your photos to the email message.
3) Include your name as to appear on the photo credit and click “Send.”

*Please make sure your photos are a “JPG” format

Get Pinned

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Stop in and visit the Blaine Visitor Center at 728 Peace Portal Drive
and receive your free Peace Arch and City of Blaine pin!