We have lots of wonderful events going on in Blaine. Visit our Annual Event page to see the details.
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration – Come spend the day celebrating the 4th of July in Blaine. Thousands of people come to celebrate the 4th with day-long activities that include a pancake breakfast, a parade at Noon, an art & crafts street fair with over 80+ vendors, a show & shine, live entertainment, and plenty of good food. Get your spot in Blaine Marine Park for a community picnic and jazz concerts. Ride the historic Plover Ferry from Blaine to Semiahmoo Resort where you can make an afternoon and evening of it watching the fireworks over Semiahmoo Bay!
4th of July Downtown Map 2016 (A detailed map of all the events and locations)
We invite you and/ or your organization to participate in Blaine’s 15th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade.
Parade entry is free to join in the fun!
Click here for 2016 4th of JulyParade Entry Form
For lodging accommodation, click here.
Drayton Harbor Music Festival – July 11-16, 2016
Formally known as Blaine Jazz Festival
Six exciting days of rehearsals, combos, improv, composition, and other great classes for teens with an internationally recognized faculty culminating in a jazz concert featuring student big bands, combos and vocal groups PLUS multiple performances by visiting jazz artists. Sponsored by the Pacific Arts Association, an all volunteer organization, that produces annual series of concerts by professional artists throughout the year in Blaine at the Blaine School Performing Arts Center. For more information on the Blaine Jazz Festival visit http://www.pacificartsassoc.org
9th Annual Art-2-Jazz Street Fair – July 16 2016: 10am-4pm
Peace Portal Drive – An Art & Crafts Fair that is held in conjunction with the Blaine Jazz Festival. This event features the work of local artists and artisans with free jazz concerts all afternoon. Vendor space is free. For more information, call the Blaine Visitor Information Center at (360) 332-6484.
Other activities: Marine Park Playground
Public Fishing Dock
Birch Bay Sand Castle Contest
July 23-24 2016
Location: Birch Bay Waterfront
7900 Birch Bay Drive
Birch Bay, WA 98230
Cost: No cost for participants
Get ready to dig in. It’s amazing how with a little imagination the beach at Birch Bay transforms in to a series of sand castles and sand sculptures. Be creative and build sand sculptures from geometric freeform’s, sea turtles to alligators, mermaids to mythical castles, or your favorite pet. For more information, call the chamber office at (360) 371-5004. For more information on this event contact the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Free admission Free parking