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Published on : Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Tree-lighting ceremony and Downtown Art Walk, Dec. 6
Bellingham’s Depot Market Square will host a tree-lighting ceremony as part of the Dec. 6 Downtown Art Walk. Festivities start at 5:30 p.m., including the lighting of a majestic tree, a visit from Santa, holiday carolers, refreshments and more. The Downtown Art Walk follows from 6 to 10 p.m., for a full evening of seasonal fun in downtown Bellingham. The tree and ceremony are sponsored by the City of Bellingham, the Downtown Bellingham Partnership and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees AFSCME Local 114, with additional donations and volunteers from various businesses and organizations.
Free holiday parking in downtown Bellingham, Dec. 9-25
Enjoy free holiday parking all day from Monday, December 9 through Wednesday, December 25, courtesy of the City of Bellingham. Downtown visitors can enjoy free parking in all metered stalls downtown as well as on the first floor of the public parking structure, located at 1300 Commercial Street. For more details, check the City’s website: Free holiday parking downtown.
“We’re proud to support our downtown businesses and our arts and civic organizations,” Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville said. “We hope throughout the holiday season people will take advantage of fun, family-oriented events, unique shopping and dining, and everything else our wonderful downtown has to offer.”
Linville said the City is collaborating closely with the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, business owners and others to promote events and activities this holiday season.