Step Out for Fun!  

birch bay kite festival

May 26 & 27, 2018
Come out and play!  Free kites for the kids, Build a Kite available for purchase. Food & drink vendors on site.

wings over water birding festival

March 16 - 18, 2018

Great for avid enthusiasts and casual observers! Join the celebration at this annual event held in one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier bird viewing areas.

old fashioned 4th of july

July 4 

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.

holiday harbor lights

December 1, 2018 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Annual Christmas Lighting, enjoy a day of music, caroling, refreshments, Mr. & Mrs. Santa visit, free candy canes, hot cider & prize drawing.

polar bear plunge

January 1, 9:30 - noon
The Birch Bay Polar Bear Plunge
Started in 1982 by local residents on a dare, this annual ritual draws hundreds of participants and thousands of onlookers each year and has become a destination spot for New Years Day! 

roll back weekend

August 11 & 12, 2018

Car shows, vendors, live music.  Beer & Wine Tent.

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drayton harbor days

August 4 & 5, 2018

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!

Community Events & Outreach

City of Blaine   |   Blaine Chamber of Commerce   |   Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce


September 1 & 2, 2018

Food vendors, live music, beer garden, crab derby, kids games and more.

sandcastles contest

July 14 & 15, 2018

Get ready to dig in. It's amazing how, with a little imagination, the beach at Birch Bay transforms in to a series of sandcastles and sculptures. Great for businesses to get together with employees and build a "Business Sculpture."

ring of fire

December 31, 7 pm
Revelers begin bringing in the New Year early by lighting road flares along the Birch Bay shoreline, and anyone can participate. This is a spectacular sight as the bay becomes a ring of fire, signifying hope for the coming year.


February 20, 2018, 6 - 8 pm

This annual event brings together local restaurants and area food confectioners from Blaine and Birch Bay serving up tasty samplings. Attended by hundreds of hungry people this event is sold out every year.