When you shop in downtown Bellingham, you will find items unique to our district. With a strong emphasis on supporting local artisans, many shops boast an assortment of work from Whatcom County natives. Take a piece of Bellingham home with you and support local businesses. 


Downtown boasts a wide range of clothing shops. You'll get lost in shoe boutiques, browse through the racks of the high-end clothing shops, and try on countless layers of scarves at our specialty stores. From classy to quirky, you'll find everything in one walkable location.

Home & Garden

You spend so much time here, you might start to think you live downtown. Take a bit of downtown with you when you go home from the many downtown furniture and garden stores. Sofas, outdoor furniture, wall art, outdoor plants--you'll find it all.

Books & Gifts

You'll come downtown to get a gift for a loved one, and leave with one for yourself. Downtown Bellingham is home to used bookstores, stationery stores, little hideaways full of trinkets from around Whatcom County.