ATTENTION I-5 TRAVELERS HEADING SOUTH AND NORTH PAST MOUNT VERNON
Due to the bridge collapse on May 23rd along Interstate 5 between Mt. Vernon and Burlington, I-5 is closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington. Traffic is being diverted off southbound I-5 at Exit 230 (George Hopper) and northbound at
I-5 Exit 227 (College Way). Alternate routes for southbound and northbound travelers are in place. If you need to travel between Mount Vernon and Burlington you should expect significant delays and allow extra time to reach your destination.
Please visit this page with a map / directions for alternative routes.
Additional service provided by Amtrack Cascades Passenger Rail and Buses
Known as the Peace Arch City, Blaine is nestled in the northwest corner of Washington State sitting on the international border between British Columbia,
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 place to stay.
Wednesday - July 3, 2013
Location: Blaine Pizza Factory
738 Peace Portal
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. • Lunch: $9.50/pp
Speaker: Michael Jones from City of Blaine
Michael will be
introducing new City manager, David Wilbrecht. This luncheon is open to all chamber members, area businesses and guests.
Join us and help your business gain exposure in our community!
June 22 & 23, 2013
International Arts Festival at Peace Arch State Park
Saturday, June 22, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 23, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The festival will be filled with the diversity and rich culture provided by artists from both sides of the boarder. The “International Art Festival at Peace Arch Park” will bring together the regions finest for two days of fabulous works of visual arts, textiles, sculpture, music, dance, gourmet food and more. More details.
July 3, 2013
Start your July 4th celebration early with ...
133rd Army Band, Full Metal Racket Concert
G Street Plaza- 7 - 9 PM
Based out of Camp Murray, Washington the 133D Army National Guard band is a diverse group of musicians that represent the great men and women of the Army National Guard. The group has a wide variety of ensembles that covers ROCK/POP/COUNTRY/TOP 40s/PATRIOTIC music. Members of the band represent a wide cross-section of our community ranging from high school band directors to physical therapists to industrial engineers. Full Metal Racket will help you kick off your 4th of July celebrations with some great rock n' roll that will for sure have you movin', groovin' and singing along with some classics to what's playing on the radio today. Please bring the entire family and join your community in the festivities and their patriotic tribute to our great country.
July 4, 2013
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration in Downtown Blaine!
spend the day celebrating the 4th of
July in Blaine. Thousands of people come
to celebrate the 4th with
day-long activities that include:
at Noon, art & crafts
street fair with over 80+ vendors, show & shine,
live entertainment, and plenty
of great food. Get your spot in Blaine
Marine Park for a community picnic and
jazz concert. Ride the historic Plover
Ferry all day from Blaine to Semiahmoo spit where you can pick your favorite spot to watch the fireworks over Semiahmoo
Bay! For complete details on this fun event, click here!
July 4, 2013 Parade Entry Application