Bellingham Bike-In 2012

A Night of Bikes, Beer and David Byrne!

Outdoor Cinema in the arts district

Come to the 4th year of this fun downtown event co-sponsored by Pickford Film Center, Mount Bakery and the SPARK Museum celebrating the bicycle and our community! This year will feature local bike clubs and shops, SPARK beer garden with Boundary Bay ales, the Bike Show 'n Shine (sort of like a car show for bikes), music by the righteous, Smokewagon, and the movie, Stop Making Sense with the Talking Heads. Fresh live t-shirt printing by INNATE!

Bellingham Bike-In

Friday, Aug. 17th 2012 at 7pm

1318 Bay St

Bellingham, WA

Schedule of events:
7:00 pm - Beer garden opens, Smokewagon starts playing, Bike Show 'n Shine registration begins
7:30 pm - Bike Show 'n Shine registration closes, judging commences
8:15 pm - Show 'n Shine winners announced, prizes awarded
8:45 pm - Stop Making Sense begins

COST: Free to the public, but donations gladly accepted!

About the Show 'n Shine

The Bellingham Show 'n Shine offers community bike lovers the opportunity to both show off their bikes as well as win prizes in several categories.

Show and Shine Categories include:

Best Vintage Classic (before 1980) - Original or restored classic bikes.

Best Special Custom - Hand-built, novelty, multi-wheeled, tall, circus bikes.

Best Decorated Bike - Any type or year of bike decorated with streamers, paint, lights, cards.

All ages can participate in the Bellingham Bicycle Show 'n Shine by registering their bikes between 7:00 pm ­and 7:30 pm ­on Bay Street in front of Pickford Film Center. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each category and there will also be a “Best of Show” winner. The awards will be announced before the movie at 8:15 pm.

Below is a video from our first Bike-In in 2009.

Pickford Film Center Bike-In

Our illustrious sponsors!

Stop Making Sense 15th Anniversary Trailer
"A dose of happiness from beginning to end. Stop Making Sense is close to perfection."
- Pauline Kael, New Yorker Magazine
Talking Heads - This must be the place (Naive Melody) [live - 1984].avi

Pickford Film Center

Pickford Film Center is the nonprofit organization that operates Bellingham’s only independent movie venues – Pickford Film Center at 1318 Bay Street and the Limelight Cinema at 1416 Cornwall Avenue. The organization also produces several film festivals throughout the year as well as other film related events and programs.