Winter Activities in Bellingham, WA
The spacious floor plans and luxury amenities that are available to those who call Monterra Apartments home can make it quite easy to want to hibernate when the chilly weather settles in. However, there are so many exciting winter activities in Bellingham, WA, that hiding out means missing out! From skiing and snowboarding for the outdoor enthusiasts to cultural and food festivals for those who are looking for a slower, warmer pace, Old Man Winter ushers in lots of opportunities for both indoor and outdoor fun.

Here are a few of the best winter activities in Bellingham, WA:

Mt. Baker: The Mt. Baker Ski Area is just about an hour north of Bellingham. The ski area boasts the longest season in Washington and the most recorded snowfall in North America, so whether it’s the start of winter or the end, you’re guaranteed some great powder! Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and more await those craving outdoor adventures.

Holiday Festival of the Arts: If you’d rather escape the chilly temps, duck into the Holiday Festival of the Arts in downtown Bellingham. Get into the holiday spirit with the five-week indoor festival featuring more than 100 local artisans. Peruse everything from handmade clothing to artwork to home goods, perfect for your holiday shopping. As an added bonus, enjoy live music, food and drink, and special events. If you’re looking for winter activities in Bellingham, WA, that combine arts, culture, culinary, shopping and more, this is it!

Olde Fashioned Christmas: Head over to nearby Ferndale the first weekend in December to see history come to life. Tour each of the 12 historic cedar log cabins to take in holiday decorations and learn about the historic town from reenactors. The event features music, kids’ activities, shopping, and horse-drawn carriage rides.

Bite of Blaine: Every February, the culinary creativity of Blaine and Birch Bay is on full display at the Bite of Blaine. Sample dozens of delectable dishes from local eateries, enjoy locally made brews and wines, and mix and mingle with neighbors at this annual winter favorite.

Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade: Downtown Lynden lights up the first Saturday of December, as dozens of brilliantly decorated floats, cars, wagons and more parade through the streets. Snag a hot chocolate in one of the downtown shops and arrive early to get a front-row seat.

There is no shortage of fun outdoor in the winter around Bellingham, WA. If you like what you see, give us a call to learn more or come visit us for a tour of our beautiful community.