Blaine By The Sea

Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration in Blaine WA

You gotta be in Blaine on July 4th!

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Get ready to party!

Blaine has the biggest 4th of July celebration in Whatcom County, drawing thousands of festival-goers for this day-long Independence Day celebration. The day is jam-packed full of family fun activities that have something for everyone to enjoy, all the way to the evening spectacular fireworks finale over Semiahmoo Bay. So mark your calendars and join us here in Blaine by the sea for an “Independence Day Party!” It’s sure to be a blast!

Fireworks Spectacular 10:15 pm – over Semiahmoo Bay from Blaine Marina Park.

Here's the day's lineup:

The Blaine Welcome Center at 546 Peace Portal Drive will be open July 4th and provides public restrooms.

Senior Center Pancake Breakfast 8 am – 11 am
763 G St, Blaine, WA

Car Show-N-Shine 9 am – 3 pm
H Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. Want to show your wheels off? Register here!

Street Fair & Kids Zone 10 am – 5 pm
H Street & Peace Portal Drive, art, craft, commercial vendors, pony rides, and more

Historic Plover Passenger Ferry Rides on July 4th – Noon – 8 pm
Sails from Blaine Visitor Dock, Gate 2 to Semiahmoo Dock
Click here for Details on the Plover Ferry.

Old-Fashioned 4th of July Grand Parade at noon
From F Street to Cherry Street along Peace Portal Drive. Get there early, Peace Portal Drive gets packed with parade-goers! Want to be in the parade? Register here!

Library Blow Out Book Sale 9 am – 5 pm @ Blaine Public Library – 610 3rd Street

Downtown Music on Three Stages:

H Street Plaza:
Drayton Rock Band – 11 am
Jimmy Wright Band – 1:30 pm
Leo Bootes Band – 3:30 pm

At Martin Street

Silver City – 12 noon

G Street Plaza:
Bellingham Jazz Group – 11 am
Drayton Rock Band – 4 pm

Enjoy these Blaine Restaurant Music Venues on July 4th:

The Vault Wine Bar –
277 G Street
OPEN: 11am-7pm

Louis Ledford will play 1-3 pm. Adrian Clarke will pay 4-6 pm.
Drink and food specials!

The Rustic Fork Italian Eatery 
442 Peace Portal Drive
OPEN: from Noon-5pm

Enjoy live music by
Adrian Clarke • 1:30-3:30
Serving pizza by the slice, Mac&Cheese Bowls, Spaghetti Bowls & Penne Alla Vodka Bowls

Gateway 1890 Taphouse & Grill
429 Peace Portal Drive
OPEN: from 1-8pm

Live music with the
Jimmy Wright Band • 6-8pm
Serving great burgers & Fish-n-Chips.
All ages welcome!

Blaine Community Theater presents:
4th of July Romeo & Juliet Water Balloon Show!

Visit the Blaine Community Theater booth at the 4th of July Street Fair if you’re looking for a wet and fun way to celebrate the holiday. They’ll be performing the “Romeo and Juliet Water Balloon Show” multiple times throughout the day, and you can even purchase water balloons to toss at the actors! It’s sure to be a blast. And if that’s not enough excitement for you, Blaine Community Theater will also announce their upcoming season schedule of performances on July 4th. Join Blaine’s Community Theater on July 4th for some wet and wild fun!
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4th of July Celebrations at Semiahmoo Resort

Celebrate Independence Day all weekend at Semiahmoo Resort with activities for the entire family! Hotel guests and the local community are invited to join in the celebration.

  • Live Music
    Enjoy seaside performances by local artists with a stunning water view backdrop. Friday & Saturday from 6 pm to 9 pm or Sunday from 4 pm to 7 pm.
  • Monday – July 4th  Fireworks from the Pier
    Watch the fireworks from the west pier (outside Packers Kitchen + Bar) Seating is available first come first serve to start at 9 pm, and is $25/ chair. While you watch, enjoy popcorn and Hot Cocoa or celebrate with sparklers and glow sticks, available to purchase on the dock.

Hotels & Accommodations

If you’re planning on being in Blaine for the 4th of July Celebration, it’s advisable to book your accommodation right away. View Blaine hotels and motels here. 

Make your plans now to spend July 4th in Blaine by the Sea. There’s no better place to celebrate our nation’s independence with family and friends.

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