Chamber looking for Discover Birch Bay Days parade participants


Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce is encouraging people to participate in the Discover Birch Bay Days parade in anticipation of the annual event returning at noon Saturday, August 27.

The parade route will go north along Birch Bay Drive, from Alderson Road to Harborview Road, according to an August 5 Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce press release. Both lanes of Birch Bay Drive will be closed along the parade route starting 11:30 a.m. August 27 and will reopen when the parade finishes. The parade is expected to last until 1 p.m., but the number of parade entries will determine its length, according to the chamber.

Discover Birch Bay Days will celebrate its 43rd annual event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 27 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 28. Local vendors will be selling goods and Friends of Birch Bay Library will have a book sale all day both weekends.

On Saturday, Blaine Birch Bay Park and Recreation District 2 will have an obstacle course 1:30-4 p.m. An outdoor movie showing of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will start around 8 p.m. On Sunday, Baby Cakes will play music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual rubber duck derby, crab derby and family-friendly poker run will also take place, with times still to be determined, according to the chamber website.

This year will be the first Discover Days parade since the pandemic. For more information and to register for the parade, visit


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