Schedule at a Glance

Bellingham SeaFeast 2018 is a two-day event on Sept. 21 & 22 promising a setting of endless fun and the fabulous food fare of the surrounding bay and straits. Eat. Play. Explore. And eat some more!

General admission is free! Some activities require tickets. Tickets available here. Online ticket sales end on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at midnight.

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Friday, Sept. 21

Downtown & Squalicum Harbor

12-8 p.m. SeaFeed at the Harbor (Buy tickets): Served under a big-top Dining Pavilion at Squalicum Boathouse parking lot—300+ seats and four amazing seafood offerings.The SeaFeed at the Harbor Crab Feed presented by Bornstein Seafoods offers full-crab or half-crab, plus coleslaw, roasted potatoes & corn dish, bread, lemonade & water cash bar for beer and wine. Additional meal selections priced separately. More details...

5-5:45 p.m. Welcome Ceremony at Maritime Heritage Park Amphitheater.

6:15 p.m. VIP Cruise (Buy tickets): Jump aboard San Juan Cruise’s M/V Chinook. Includes a ride across Bellingham Bay, ticket to SeaFeed at the Harbor, and shuttling to and from Downtown Bellingham for maritime arts festivities. More details...

6-11 p.m. SeaFeast Friday Night Downtown: Celebrate our maritime culture through the arts. See full schedule...

6-11 p.m. FisherPoets-on-Bellingham Bay:  Water-inspired tales, poems, prose, music, film in 4 venues. Presented by Whatcom Community Foundation and Village Books. $5 button provides admission  to all FisherPoets venues, available now at Village Books, or at venue doors on Sept. 21. See full schedule...


Saturday, Sept. 22

Zuanich Point Park & Squalicum Harbor

Food

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Food CourtMore eating and more seating with 14 food trucks/vendors, coffee/espresso and, ice cream/popsicles in the Squalicum Boathouse Parking Lot. See full food vendor list...

11 a.m.-7 p.m. SeaFeed at the Harbor (Buy tickets):  Served under a big-top Dining Pavilion at Squalicum Boathouse parking lot—300+ seats and four amazing seafood offerings.The SeaFeed at the Harbor Crab Feed presented by Bornstein Seafoods offers full-crab or half-crab, plus coleslaw, roasted potatoes & corn dish, bread, lemonade & water cash bar for beer and wine. Additional meal selections priced separately. More details...

11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Taste the Sea: A Sustainable Seafood Experience (Buy tickets): A premium tasting in the Squalicum Boathouse, presented by Haggen Northwest Fresh featuring chef inspired, sustainable seafood bites. More details...

Music & Fun in the Park

10 a.m. -6 p.m. Fun in the Park: Hands-on, creative, maritime-themed activities in Zuanich Point Park for kids…and a few for adults, too. Friendly competitions include: XTRATUF Stomp, Herring Toss and wooden boat making.

11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Main Stage: Music and entertainment all day in Zuanich Point Park. See full lineup...

12-8 p.m. Brews with a View Beer Garden: Locally crafted beer and wine in Zuanich Point Park's seaside beer garden presented by Boundary Bay Brewery.

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SeaFeast Wharf

10 a.m.-6 p.m. SeaFeast WharfStroll 100+ vendor and sponsor booths right along Squalicum Harbor. See full list of  commercial, arts, and education vendors...

2-2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Oyster Shuck & Slurp: How many can they down in 2 minutes?

On The Water

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Meet Your Fisherman activities at the Sawtooth Dock and Gate 5 including commercial fishing displays, commercial fishing boat tours and survival suit races. See full schedule...

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Intro Paddle Adventure Course: (Pre-registration required) Learn on the water in a sit-on-top kayak or a stand-up paddle board at Gate 8. Register...

10:45 a.m.-5:10 p.m. Harbor Boat Rides & Industry Tours (buy tickets): Cruise into Whatcom Waterway for a waterside tour of Bellingham’s new Waterfront District then get an up-close tour of Bellingham Cold Storage and Bornstein Seafoods. More details...

1 p.m. Helicopter Rescue at Sea by the U.S. Coast Guard along the the shores of Bellingham Bay.