Welcome to Blaine

Blaine Chamber of Commerce:

Serving the Blaine community since 1891

 

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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.

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Chamber Meeting

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First Wednesday of Each Month 12:00pm-1:00pm

May 2 

June 6

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


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

“Be a Blaine Ambassador at the new Welcome Center in 2018! We are looking for qualified volunteers to welcome visitors to Blaine and provide information on the Pacific Northwest to travelers. Shifts of 4 hours each will be available. Contact Carroll at 360-332-6484 or info@blainechamber.com.”
 
Contact Carroll Solomon 332-6484 for more information

Coming Up Events

COMING UP

 We have lots of wonderful events going on in Blaine. Visit our Annual Event page to see the details. Like our FACEBOOK page for current Events and Updates

 

 


Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Gala & Auction

April 27th, 5:30 p.m.

Event Center at the Silver Reef, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale 

“non-profit fundraising events”

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County for our most elegant event of the year. This black-tie affair features a surf and turf dinner, live and silent auctions, and impact stories from our supporters, staff and Club kids. All proceeds directly benefit our four Whatcom County Clubhouses. 

$150 per person before April 1st. $160 after April 1st.

This event is 21+

Tickets can be purchased online at http://whatcomclubs.maestroweb.com/ 

Event contact: Randi Axelsson, raxelsson@whatcomclubs.org (360) 738-3808 ext. 309


Sea Skills Boating Festival

SEA SKILLS

Boating Festival

Blaine Marina

May 12, 2018, 10 am-5 pm

A full day of family-friendly boating education

Bellingham Sail & Power Squadron

Whiterock Sail & Power Squadron

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The Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron is excited to announce a free fun community boating
event to be held all day Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Blaine Marina. Sea Skills Boating Festival
is an opportunity to learn about different aspects of boating through hands on learning.
10 A.M. Marine Park
A demonstration, followed by training in the use of distress flares commonly used by boaters.
Fire extinguisher demo also will take place.
12-4 P.M. Gate #2 Blaine Marina
Get an up-close look at many boats both inside and out. Talk with owners and experts.
Attend workshops on various aspects of boating.
Workshop topics include: how to buy a boat, kayak and paddleboard safety, weather, and cold-
water immersion. The event will include all kinds of boats, from stand-up paddle boards, kayaks
and canoes, to sailboats and power boats both large and small.
Other activities include harbor rides on the Historic Plover (by donation): food trucks and face
painting.
Blaine Marina is located at 235 Marine Drive right off exit 276 on I-5 in Blaine Washington.
Plenty of free parking available. Bring friends and family to have a fun day learning about safe
boating.
Sea Skills Boating Festival is a joint effort of the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron and the
White Rock unit of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron.
For more information about this press release, contact Blair Marcotte: blairandjim@gmail.com


Family Kite Fun Fly at Semiahmoo Marina

Saturday, May 19th from 10am-4-m at the Semiahmoo spit

Semiahmoo Marina invites families and fliers from around Western Washington and British Columbia to join them in a “Family Kite Fun Fly”. The Fun Fly will take place on the Semiahmoo Spit on Saturday, May 19th from 10 AM to 4 PM.

The Spit will be decorated with spinners, banners, and other ground displays to present event goers with an engaging field of shapes and colors.  Expert kiters from across Western Washington and British Columbia will be flying their aerial creations and will be on hand to help new flyers get their kites flying ‘just right’.

The Fun Fly will also feature:

  • A “Kitemaking for Kids” booth where younger kids can make and decorate a kite to fly on the event field
  • National class kite performers demonstrating intricate maneuvers and awe inspiring multiple-line sport kite ballets
  • Snacks and lunches available from the Marina restaurant/gift shop

The following vendors offer a wide variety of affordable and easily assembled kites if you would like to purchase kites in advance of the Fun Fly.  Please note that vendors will not be selling kites at the event.

Ocean Shores Kites www.oceanshoreskites.com

Into the Wind Kites intothewind.com

Semiahmoo Marina Store

Please join us at the Semiahmoo Marina for a day to celebrate Colors in the Sky!

Semiahmoo Marina

9540 Semiahmoo Pkwy, Blaine, WA 98230

360-371-0440

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

Instructions*:
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!

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