Bellingham|Whatcom
County Cultural Crawl

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Engage in authentic local arts and culture (without hours of research) when you follow along the Visit Bellingham | Whatcom County Culture Crawl! Let this curated collection of outings be your guide as you wander galleries, museums, interactive experiences, and culturally significant places. Check in to map your progress, get insider discounts, and vie to be one of the first 200 folks to complete six stops and get a thank you present. The real gift, of course, is the rich experience you’ll have connecting through arts, heritage, and culture along the way.

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Bellingham | Whatcom County Culture Crawl

  • Mobile exclusive
  • Instantly delivered via text and email
  • No apps to download
  • Discover the best of Bellingham
Free

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated cultural spots to view during your visit.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply present your phone to the attendant or staff member to redeem available discounts.

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
Allied Arts has improved the cultural health and vitality of the community through community events involving visual artists and musicians, its sponsorship of exhibits and programs focused on local artists, its extensive arts education in local schools and its public advocacy for the arts.

What's Included

  • 5% Off
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Bellinghistory with the Good Time Girls
The Good Time Girls offer guided walking tours of Bellingham, specializing in off-beat history served with signature sass. A great way for visitors and locals alike to learn about Belling-History!
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Encogen Mural
Located on the side of the Encogen generating station in Downtown Bellingham, this painted mountain range by Bellingham muralist Gretchen Leggit spans the length of two football fields and is believed to be the largest mural in Washington State! See for yourself at 915 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham.
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Gallery Syre
Gallery Syre is a contemporary art gallery located in Bellingham, WA. Unique for its location and size, the gallery focuses on representing local and national artists. The Gallery serves also as a community center forging a path towards creativity and universal understanding.

What's Included

  • 5% Off On Any Purchase
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Jansen Art Center
The Jansen Art Center is a multi-purpose facility offering many avenues for the community to engage with the arts. Our studios in Ceramics, Jewelry, Music & Theatre, Paint & Fine Arts, and Textiles provide opportunities for both seasoned artists and beginning students to hone their skills in...
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What's Included

  • Free Admission To Exhibits
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Mount Baker Theatre
The Mount Baker Theatre in downtown Bellingham's Arts District is the largest performing arts facility of its kind north of Seattle. A beautifully restored 1927 architectural treasure, listed on the register of National Historic Places, the theatre is dedicated to showcasing some of the best live...
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What's Included

  • Free Tour
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Peter James Photography Gallery
Fine art photography gallery featuring breathtaking nature photographs from all around Washington State taken by local artist Peter James.

What's Included

  • Free Chocolate
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Pickford Film Center
Founded in 1998 by a small group of local film fans dedicated to making high-quality cinema available in Bellingham and the entire Whatcom County region, the mission of Pickford Film Center is to provide a forum and resource for independent cinema, strengthening community through education,...
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What's Included

  • Free Popcorn!
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SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention
The SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention attracts thousands of curious visitors from all over the country, and all over the world. They arrive looking for sparks, fun and a few surprises. What they actually get is much, much more. Located in the heart of downtown Bellingham’s cultural district,...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off Admission
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The Salmon Run Mural
Lummi artist Jason LaClair teamed up with muralist Gretchen Leggit to transform a 720-foot concrete well along Downtown Bellingham’s Forest Street into a work of art. Drive, walk, or bike alongside the cheerful mural, which features orcas and salmon swimming upstream.
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Village Books and Paper Dreams
Village Books and Paper Dreams is a community-based, independent bookstore and gift shop located in the Historic Fairhaven Village on the southside of Bellingham and in the iconic Waples Mercantile Building on Front Street in Lynden, Washington. Since 1980, we have been "building community one book...
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What's Included

  • $5 Off Purchase Of $25 Or More
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Wandering Oaks Gallery
We are an Art Gallery and working studio. All of the artwork shown in the gallery is produced by Washington based artists. Along with highlighting local art, we also teach Fused Glass classes on Saturdays and by appointment at other times.

What's Included

  • 25% Off All TenEyck Art Paintings
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Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher Building
The Whatcom Museum provides innovative and interactive educational programs and exhibitions about art, nature, and Northwest history. Its three-building campus includes the Lightcatcher building, which houses art galleries, a Northwest Coast Salish Native exhibit, a children's museum space, a cafe, and a store.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Museum Store Purchases
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Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
The Whatcom Museum provides innovative and interactive educational programs and exhibitions about art, nature, and Northwest history. The Whatcom Museum's three-building campus includes Old City Hall, home to the Whatcom Museum since 1941. See local history and rotating community art and culture...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off Museum Store Purchases