July 19, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Celebrate the largest harvest of raspberries in North America in Lynden, July 19th & 20th, 2019 with the Northwest Raspberry Festival presented by WECU, in partnership with the Washington Red Raspberry Commission.
July is the peak time to get your share of Lynden’s bountiful crop of red raspberries while enjoying the summer sunshine and a variety of family-friendly activities at our annual community celebration, featuring local musicians on two stages, crafts, food, kids’ activities, 3-on-3 basketball, classic automobile cruise-in, raspberry treats, beer garden, raspberry wine and spirits tasting and more.
The festivities kick off on Friday, July 19th in downtown Lynden including; live music on two stages, face painting and inflatables for kids, the “Rookies” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Dine on luscious raspberry & ice cream sundaes, parfaits and pies made from local products, or purchase a flat of raspberries, picked fresh daily from nearby farms to take home! Shop at Lynden’s downtown merchants and street vendors at the “Berry Fair” Street Market, and enjoy a ice cold raspberry beer at the “Timeout Razz Beer-y” Garden. Don’t miss out on Bellewood Acres raspberry infusion vodka & Honey Moon Winery’s Raspberry wine and hard cider being featured at the festival. Start Saturday morning off right with an all-you –can-eat pancake breakfast topped with local raspberries at the Lynden Community Center.
Don’t forget to cheer on your favorite team at the Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. For 3-on-3 applications and more information, call tournament sponsor The Muljat Group North Real Estate at 1-360-354-4242 or visit www.lynden3on3razz.com
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday July 20th, festival attendees will discover many beautiful classic and restored cars and trucks at the Razz & Shine Cruise-In along tree-lined Front Street between 7th and 10th streets. Registration for the Razz & Shine, sponsored by Lynden Lube & Auto, is free and starts at 8 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.