Free parking in downtown Bellingham starts Dec. 9


BELLINGHAM - Free parking will return to downtown Bellingham during the holiday season.

Free parking will start Monday, Dec. 9, at all metered stalls in the downtown area as well as on the first floor of the Parkade at 1300 Commercial St., according to a news release from the city.

Parking will remain free through Christmas.

Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville said the city is working with the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, business owners and others to promote events and activities this holiday season. For more information visit and

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