Bellingham Bike-In 2013

Movies! Beer! Bikes! Electricity! Music!

Outdoor Cinema in the arts district

Come to the 5th year of this fun downtown event co-sponsored by Pickford Film Center, Mount Bakery, everybodyBIKE 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 Hot Damn Scandal, the short film Notbad, and the feature movie, Young Frankenstein.

Young Frankenstein in Five Minutes

Bellingham Bike-In

Friday, Aug. 16th, 6:15pm

1318 Bay St

Bellingham, WA

Schedule of events:
6:15 pm - everybodyBIKE led bike parade begins
7:00 pm
- Beer garden opens, live music starts playing, Bike Show 'n Shine registration begins
7:30 pm - Bike Show 'n Shine registration closes, judging commences
8:00 pm - Show 'n Shine winners announced, prizes awarded
8:45 pm - Notbad starts
9:20 pm - Fantabulous electrical display by SPARK
9:30 pm - Young Frankenstein starts
11:30 pm - Show is over!

COST: Free to the public, but donations gladly accepted!
NotBad - Official Trailer
Notbad - sponsored by Kulshan Cycles. This is a tale of epic adventure. A tale of seven brave riders who set out from the four corners of the globe to gather together under one roof in a town located at the ends of the earth. 30 days of bicycle tomfoolery in New Zealand. 30 minutes.

Live Music by Hot Damn Scandal

Hot Damn Scandal - Momma Don't Watch You

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!

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.