1 BOUNDARY BAY NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE & DINNER BASH
Pull on your favorite cowboy boots and dust off your hat for a Westernstyle New Year’s Eve celebration at Boundary Bay. The Tap and Bistro room with be cleared to make space for line dancing led by Char of the Lynden Line Dancers. When you get tired of dancing, don’t forget to chow down on BBQ cuisine and grab one of Boundary’s famous local brews. Finish the night with a champagne toast and the Lowering of the Keg when the clock strikes midnight. Doors open at 9 p.m. and dancing begins at 10 p.m.
1107 Railroad Ave., Bellingham
360.647.5593 | bbaybrewery.com
2 BIRCH BAY RING OF FIRE & HOPE
Head up to Birch Bay to set the bay aglow with bright-red flares along the shore at 7 p.m. The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce will provide one flare (biodegradable) free per family while supplies last, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Birch Bay Visitor Center.
7900 Birch Bay Dr., Blaine
360.371.5004 | birchbaychamber.com
3 LAST CHANCE MARATHON
Still haven’t completed your 2018 New Year’s resolution to run a marathon? Well, here’s your last chance. Start at Fairhaven Park Pavilion in Bellingham, follow the Interurban trail to Clayton Beach and head back for a nifty 13.1 miles, or do it twice for the full 26.2 miles.
107 Chuckanut Dr., Bellingham
4 OAK HARBOR’S NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS
Watch fireworks shimmer above the Puget Sound with the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce as they welcome in the New Year at 9 p.m. Hunker down at Windjammer Park where the fireworks will be set off or find another spot along the water to watch the show.
Beeksma Drive, Oak Harbor
360.675.3755 | oakharborchamber.com
5 NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA SEAFOOD BUFFET PARTY
Enjoy an elegant gala with fabulous all-you-can-eat seafood and celebratory champagne at Rosario Resort’s The Mansion Restaurant on Orcas Island starting at 5 p.m. Continue the night with a dance party starting at 10 p.m. with live music and hors d’oeuvres.
1400 Rosario Rd., Eastsound
360.376.2222 | rosarioresort.com
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