Come to the world’s most beautiful place and hear the world’s most beautiful music.

The Bellingham Festival of Music is one of America’s premier virtuoso orchestra festivals. Each summer the Festival returns to Bellingham, Washington to perform a repertoire of the finest symphonic music. Members of the orchestra all hold artistically prestigious positions elsewhere, and many of them are principal players in major North American symphony orchestras. The Festival also features world famous guest artists and young rising stars.

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Plan your visit

Visit us in Bellingham

Bellingham, one of the best kept secrets in the Pacific Northwest, is situated just 50 miles south of Vancouver, BC and 89 miles north of Seattle.

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Hotel Packages

Bellingham is home to many wonderful lodging options. We offer special hotel packages for Festival ticket holders.

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Travel Information

You can find many options for your travel to Bellingham, Washington, no matter where you are coming from!

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Sights and Sounds of The Festival

Sibelius Symphony No. 1 in E-minor, fourth movement, performed by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra under the direction of Michael Palmer. Video by R.W. Goodwin.

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary Season, we will feature music from past seasons. Check back on the 25th of each month for new music!