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Downtown Shopping

From boutique to unique, downtown is home to a variety of carefully-curated retail shops.  Our shopkeepers are known for having an eye for the undiscovered, making downtown a retail destination for any style or search.

Use our map of downtown retailers to guide your shopping experience:


Find Clothing Not Available Elsewhere:

Shoes, dresses, scarves, denim — whatever you're looking for, our downtown storefronts are the place to find your style.  Snag a new dress and earrings to match at boutiques like Fringe and Sojourn, grab something completely unique at Novato, or pop into Quinn + Foster for the perfect evening-out outfit.

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Discover HOME DECOR Pefect For Your Space:

Whether you're space is modern or traditional, farmhouse to scandi-chic, you'll find something you can't help but take home with you at our home stores.  Check out our own antique row with outfitters like Ormolulu VintageWorks and Penny Lane Antiques, or browse around new selections at Ideal or local-staple Greenhouse.

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SHOP FOR Super-LOCAL Food & Goods:

Our community cherishes local, and that's apparent everywhere you turn.  Take home artisan charcuterie from Old World Deli or snag organic, local groceries at our downtown Co-Op.  Check out our Farmers Market every Saturday (April - October) for farm-fresh food alongside hand-made goods.

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amenities, Entertainment & CULTURE

Morning to night, Downtown Bellingham has something going on.  Grab a workout at our yoga studios, stimulate your mind with a documentary at our downtown theaters, laugh with a comedy show at our venues, or try something completely new.  Either way, you'll find it downtown.


Thrilling Things To Do, central to Where You Are:

Challenge your body, or your mind.  Work off some steam with yoga at 3 Oms, test your fear of heights at Vital Climbing Gym, or hit your lucky strike at 20th Century Bowl.  There's never a dull moment when you're downtown.

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Unexpected entertainment, day or night:

From our history to an indie blockbuster, find it all downtown.  Spend the afternoon with new exhibits at the Whatcom Museum, catch a movie at the Pickford Film Center or laugh it out over improv at the Upfront Theatre.

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Our Culture: UNiquely Downtown:

From street buskers to young professionals, Downtown Bellingham is the center of our community.  From just wandering around to major gatherings, get to know the people of downtown.

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