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Shopping

Whether you're hunting for bargains or looking for handcrafted wares or boutiques, Bellingham has many different places to shop. Don't forget to BYOB (bring/buy your own bag), due to a City of Bellingham ordinance put into effect Aug 2012.

Value-driven shoppers will enjoy Bellis Fair Mall, Meridian Street, Sunset Square, Birch Bay Square and Duty Free Americas. Those moving at a more leisurely pace or looking for locally-made or specialty items may take in the small town charm of Downtown Bellingham, Fairhaven, Lynden, Barkley Village and Ferndale. See our resources below for a complete list of ‘where to shop.'

For fun ideas and updates on local shopping also see Teresa's Insider Blog articles.

Bellis Fair Mall – I-5, Exit 256

A regional shopping mall with five major department stores including Macy's, JC Penney, Kohl's, Old Navy and Target; and nearly 150 smaller shops (including Gap, Victoria Secret, and Forever 21). Features a food court with 16 vendors.

Meridian Street (Guide Meridian) – I-5, Exit 256

Running adjacent to Bellis Fair Mall, this major arterial offers local and nationally recognized stores. There are seven motels and many restaurants. Nearby are Wal-Mart, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, DeWaard & Bode and Best Buy. Also, for the finest hand-crafted chocolate visit Chocolate Necessities .

Downtown Bellingham – I-5, Exit 253 & 254

A traditional downtown district with cultural flair. Features specialty shops, antiques, galleries, cafes, and restaurants. Shops include The Greenhouse, Allied Arts of Whatcom County and Bella Flora. The Bellingham Farmers' Market is on Saturdays. On James Street find Hardware Sales and Trader Joe's.

Historic Fairhaven District – I-5, Exit 250

Tucked into turn-of-the-century buildings with classic brick facades, find upscale galleries, clothing, jewelry, books, gifts and some of Bellingham's best restaurants. Don't miss Paper Dreams; Good Earth Pottery; Gallery West and Village Books.

Sunset Square – I-5, Exit 255

Features K-Mart, Joann's Fabrics, grocery store, drug store, a Goodwill Store and several specialty shops. There are a variety of restaurants including The Grace Cafe and Xing's Panda Palace. Across the street is Lowe's.

Barkley Village – I-5, Exit 255 (Barkley & Woburn Streets)

A newer shopping village which brings “a little bit of old-world charm” through its architectural design. The plaza features specialty shops, a fine grocery store with a food court and wine shop. In addition, there are unique restaurants including Scotty Brown's and Jalapenos, and a 16-plex movie theater with Imax.

Downtown Ferndale – I-5, Exit 262

Samuels's, a major furniture store, and locally-owned shops line Ferndale's Main Street and the seasonal Farmers' Market is on Saturdays.

Downtown Lynden – 10 miles north of Bellingham off Highway 539

Front Street in downtown Lynden highlights its Dutch heritage with Dutch-style architecture. The Jansen Art Center, Lynden Pioneer Museum, bakeries, restaurants, antique shops and frequent events makes a day in Lynden delightful. Just out of town is the Samson Estates Winery featuring fine wines and liqueurs.

Birch Bay Square – At I-5 Exit 270, Birch Bay Lynden Road

Businesses include popular local restaurants like Bob's Burger & Brew, trendy cafés, home and garden shops, some name-brand outlet stores, unique gifts, a grocery store and lots more.

Duty Free Shopping

Duty free stores sell alcohol, tobacco, perfumes and gift items that are duty free. Restrictions apply, such as, length of time out of the country and total personal declarations.

Uniquely Whatcom County

Take a “Sunday drive” on any day of the week and discover unique shopping experiences throughout Whatcom County, from Lummi Island and Point Roberts, to the Mount Baker Foothills.

 

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