The Holiday Port Festival is a free, family-friendly event held the weekend of December 1, 2, and 3, 2017 at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The festival is open to the public Friday from noon – 8 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is one of the Port’s signature events for the community and includes:

  • Performances by local choirs, bands, and dancers Friday through Sunday, see performance times below.
  • Gingerbread house display, Friday through Sunday, see event hours above for times.
  • Free cookies and hot apple cider Friday through Sunday, see event hours above for times.
  • Visit with Santa (optional professional photos available)
    • Friday 4pm-8pm
    • Sat & Sun 1pm-5pm
  • Horse-Drawn and Tractor Wagon Rides
    • Sat. 11am-2pm
    • Sun. 1pm-4pm
  • Kids Art Activities
    • Sat. 12pm-5pm
    • Sun. 12pm-5pm
  • Winter Princesses
    • Friday 4pm-7pm
    • Sat. 1pm-4pm
    • Sun. 1pm-3pm