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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Upcoming Events

Photo of Marcelo Lehninger, new conductor of the Bellingham Festival of Music conducting the orchestra.

Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 11, 2023


Please mark your calendar to share this fun evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres and dessert with the Board of Directors and our new Artistic Director, Marcelo Lehninger. This is a free event – no ticket necessary.


Lairmont Manor | 405 Fieldston Road | 7:00pm–9:00pm

Bellingham Festival of Music Benefit Auction

Saturday, April 6, 2024


Mark your calendar for a fun evening to support the Festival with dinner and a live auction at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club.

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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 several wonderful lodging options, many within close proximity to I-5, the airport, and Western Washington University.

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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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