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.
“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 360-332-4544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Contact Carroll Solomon 332-6484 for more information
Coming Up Events
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
Annual 5K Run to the Border August 4, 2018
The 18th annual Run to the Border race will be held down at that Blaine Harbor Marina Park during Drayton Harbor Days. The 1-mile Kids Marina Fun Run and Walk (ages 10 and under) starts at 8:30 am, followed by the 5K Fun Run at 9:00 a.m.
All proceeds benefit the Let’s Move Blaine! Community initiative supporting the reduction of childhood obesity and promotes healthy lifestyles. A 100% of this year’s race contributions will benefit the new Blaine Elementary School Playground.
Race Location and Course Description
The 1-mile Kids Marina Fun Run and Walk course will start at 8:30 am in front of the “Salmon Wall” of Marine Park, and involves a 3-lap course within Marine Park on a gravel trail. The 5K Fun Run course will start at 9:00 am at the same location
(236 Marine Park Drive) going down Marine Dr. to the Pier, back through Marine Park, on to D St. up 2nd , into Peace Arch Park, through the Peace Arch before looping back to the Marine Park finish line. To Pre-Register, Please Click Here for a downloadable race entry form.
Pre-registration by July 26, 2018, ($20 per adult, $15 ages 7-12, $12 ages 6 and under) includes an official Run to the Border 1.5 mile Kids Fun Run & 5K Run T-Shirt. Shirts are short-sleeved, 100% heavyweight cotton. Additional shirts will not be available on the day of the Race; however, there will be Day-of- Race Registration available ($16 adult, $10 ages 7-12, and $6 ages 6 and under).
August 4-5 10am-5pm Drayton Harbor Maritime Festival and Tall Ships Street Fair & Maritime Celebration A weekend packed with fun for the entire family!
Full Schedule and More Information on Drayton Harbor Days Blaine Boating Center 235 Marine Drive Blaine, WA A two day weekend event packed with kids games, crafts, scavenger hunt, the “Prestigious George Raft Race”, pirate costume judging contest, arts, crafts & food vendors, vintage steam boats and much more! Interested in being a Vendor at this event?Click Here!
Blaine Gardener’s Market Saturdays, June through October
10 AM to 2 PM
Located on H Street Plaza in downtown Blaine, the market offers a variety of handmade and home grown items. From baked goods to farm products to art & crafts. Something new is added every week. This is the only market in the region that is free to vendors. What a great way to support the community and KEEP IT LOCAL. For more information, call (360) 332-6484.
Submit Photos of Blaine
Grab 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.