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

July meeting is on July 11 (due to July 4 holiday) 

Speaker: Michael Jones, new city manager

Location: Blaine Senior Center

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

 



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Join us in Blaine for an Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration!

Wednesday, July 4th  ~ Downtown Blaine

City of Blaine Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND MORE INFORMATION

Come early to find a great spot to enjoy the parade, stay late to experience the fireworks.

BLAINE, WA,  What’s Red, White and Blue and Fun all Over!  The seaside town of Blaine’s 4th of July Celebration where thousands come to experience everything Red, White and Blue!  Located “Where America Begins” nestled on Drayton Harbor and the US/Canada border just off I-5, Blaine will be kicking off its 17th annual celebration on Wednesday, July 4th with day long festivities including:

  • A hearty pancake breakfast starting at 8 am;
  • An old fashioned 4th of July parade at noon;
  • A spectacular show & shine car show of over 200 classic vehicles;
  • A festive street fair with a full line-up of live music and outdoor beer garden;
  • A dazzling fireworks display at dusk over the bay.

There is plenty of time to join in the parade!

Parade staging is on a first come, first served basis on the 4th beginning as early as 9:00 am.  Parade judging is at 11 am. If you are feeling spontaneous, there is no need to pre-register to participate, however it is recommended to fill out the parade registration form ahead of time and bring to the parade line up.  Most entries are free, there is a fee of $25 for political entries and a $10 entry fee for businesses which are not members of the Blaine Community Chamber. You can register your parade entry on Event Brite ahead of time and for parade information or Parade Entry Form  or call 360-332-4544.


Drayton Harbor Music Festival

July 8-14        

7 days, 12 concerts, 4 venues, + over 1,000 audience members!

The 17th annual Drayton Harbor Music Festival in scenic Blaine, WA features 7 days and 6 nights of performances from
the world-class, professional musicians who work with our music camp students.  Everyone is welcome: noon-hour and evening concerts are by donation, with the exception of the July 10th concert at Jansen Art Center, and our Thursday, July 12th event: ‘Jump and Jive’ in the Blaine Pavilion to the fully orchestrated sounds of our incredible Big Band Benefit!

Check out the talent: www.draytonharbormusic.org

Drayton Harbor Music Festival Facebook Page

 

Presented by the Pacific Arts Association of Blaine, WA, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in the community by offering concerts, events and a music festival and camp designed to educate, entertain and inspire participants and audiences.  


art_jazz160iconJazz-by-the-Sea Craft Fair – July 14: 11am-4:30 pm   Peace Portal Drive

An Art & Crafts Fair that is held in conjunction with the Drayton Harbor Music 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.

Ongoing Events

 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

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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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