We are excited to welcome you and your friends & family to the 4th annual Bellingham SeaFeast on September 21 & 22, 2019 in Squalicum Harbor and Zuanich Point Park. Please find answers to our Frequently Asked Questions regarding the 2019 event below.
Where are Squalicum Harbor & Zuanich Point Park?
Squalicum Harbor is located on Bellingham’s waterfront at 722 Coho Way, Bellingham, WA 98225. Zuanich Point Park is located through Squalicum Harbor at 2600 N Harbor Loop Dr. Bellingham, WA 98225.
Where can I park?
PARKING IN SQUALICUM HARBOR IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. Please consider the following alternate transportation methods.
Shuttle: Primary festival parking is in the gravel lot of the new Waterfront District. Bellingham SeaFeast will run shuttles from Granary Avenue to Squalicum Harbor (just across from the new Granary building at 1211 Granary Ave) consistently throughout festival hours—please remember $2 to ride.
Bike: Consider traveling in the new bike lane on Roeder Avenue to the Harbor and store your bike in our bike valet run by Shifting Gears outside the Squalicum Harbor Office (722 Coho Way) during the festival.
Ride Share: Use Uber, Lyft, or take a taxi. There is a load/unload zone for ride share vehicles. Please look for signs directing ride shares immediately after you enter Squalicum Harbor.
Accessibility Parking: Designated spaces are available near Squalicum Boathouse (2600 N Harbor Loop Dr). A government-issued Disabled Parking Permit is required.
Accessibility On-Site: Golf cart service will be provided for individuals requiring assistance within Squalicum Harbor. Carts will run regularly throughout the festival footprint to assist.
What time does Bellingham SeaFeast start?
Gates open at 10am.
All festival activities operate on Saturday, September 21 from 10am - 6pm, with music, beer and food served in Zuanich Point Park until 8pm.
All festival activities will operate on Sunday, September 22 from 10am - 4pm.
Is Bellingham SeaFeast free?
Yes. General Admission to Bellingham SeaFeast is FREE. Some activities like Taste the Sea by Haggen Northwest Fresh and Boat Rides & Industry Tours do require tickets. Purchase them online here to save your spot. ATMs will be available and most food and other vendors will take cards. Bring $2 for the shuttle and $2 for Skill of the Grill salmon samples!
What if I don’t eat seafood?
Not to worry! Many of our vendors have seafood-free dishes, and some even have gluten-free or vegan options as well.
Where can I stay during SeaFeast weekend?
Several hotels in the area are offering discounts for SeaFeast attendees! Check them out here.
Will the crab feed take place this year?
Not exactly. Crab will be found on some of our SeaFeed at the Harbor food vendor menus! There will be a big-top tent with seating for over 300 so everyone can eat together away from uncertain weather, but SeaFeast is not hosting a specific crab feed this year.
Are dogs allowed?
Lap-sized service dogs are allowed on the San Juan Cruises Harbor Ride and accompanying Bellingham Cold Storage tour, but emotional support dogs are not allowed. Well-behaved dogs on leash are allowed throughout Squalicum Harbor. We ask attendees to please consider your neighbor’s eating space under our big-top tent. No dogs allowed at Taste the Sea in Squalicum Boathouse.
Should I bring my own lawn chair?
You are welcome to bring your own seating for the Main Stage area. Seating is available in this area but is first-come first-served.
Can I drink beer while I listen to music?
Main Stage entertainment can be seen and heard from the Brews with a View Beer Garden.
Can I drink beer while I eat seafood?
Yes, you can bring food into the Beer Garden.
Can I drink beer and dance?
All dance parties in the Brews with a View Beer Garden are encouraged!