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April 12-14th, 2024

Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center

1775 Front Street, Lynden, WA

Welcome to the Largest Home Show North of Seattle ™! The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County is proud to present the 2024 Whatcom Home & Lifestyle Show April 12-14, 2024. We are celebrating 43 years of serving Whatcom County in this capacity.

With over 200 Exhibitors, we are Whatcom County's largest and most trusted destination for all design and home improvement information, inspiration, and direct connections for you with local industry leaders and trendsetters. The Weekend Seminar Series, PNWBA BBQ Competition, The Lego Masters Building Class, Reptile Show, and Food Truck Round-up Event make this a fun event for all ages.

Friday 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 10 am-6 pm


Thank you to our Foundational Sponsor:

BG - JB - Appliance

Highlights of the 2024 Event:

Ribs & Roofs Showdown: Igniting Futures

We have partnered with the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association to host a professional BBQ competition to raise funds for education for trade industry-interested students in Whatcom County. Central Elementary’s Afterschool Wood Shop Program and Bellingham Technical College's Pathways to the Trades Scholarship are beneficiaries. Sampling happening Saturday 11-5pm and Sunday 2-5pm While supplies last! Grand Champion named at 5:30pm on Sunday.

Outlaws Saloon Beer Garden

Ferndale’s watering hole. Outlaws will bring their wide selection of cold beer and signature cocktails to the BIAWC Home Show.

Food Truck Roundup:

Taste your way through the Food Truck Roundup. Whatcom County food truck favorites Feast, Ciccittis Pizza and El Tapatio Taco truck will be back and cooking up a variety of amazing food! You won’t be going hungry here!

Fun & Inspirational Speakers

  • ADUs
  • Solar
  • Gardening, Worms & Composting
  • Chickenlandia
  • Floral Design

Kids Activities:

  • Lego Masters Building Class with Brad Bergman
  • Reptile man
  • Spiderman & Cinderella appearance
  • WECU Interactive Kids Area
  • Face Painting Fairies from Art & Happiness
  • Family day (Saturday) by Fairhaven Floors
  • Young Entrepreneurs Market by WECU
  • Gnome Scavenger Hunt with Treasure Chest Prizes by Dave's Sports Shop

Other Activities:

  • Cooking Demos with The Little Ferraro Kitchen
  • Live Music with Ryan Sandholm
  • Live Music with Dial Up sponsored by Lynden Tech
  • Woodworking Demos and hands on experience Friday 3-6p, Saturday 10-6pm.
Best of Show - Small Booth

New Vendor Displays:

  • Tiny home to explore
  • Interactive, inspirational displays
  • Tractors & Equipment
  • Young Entrepreneurs Makers Market

Workshops (spaces are limited!):

  • Date & Paint Party
  • Floral Arranging
  • Mozzarella Making
  • Birdhouse Building

We can’t wait to see you at the 2024 show at the NWWA Fair & Event Center in Lynden!

About BIAWC:

The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County (BIAWC) is a private, non-profit trade organization of builders, remodelers, and other businesses related to the home building and construction industry.

Founded in Bellingham in 1978, BIAWC serves the interests of the industry in governmental affairs, professional development, social and networking opportunities, and community service.