Bellingham’s biggest street fair returns

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The streets of Fairhaven Village crammed with folks on Sunday for the annual Fairhaven Pageant. The pageant featured reside music, a beer backyard and quite a lot of distributors and meals vehicles. 
The Fairhaven Pageant, hosted by the Fairhaven Affiliation, is Bellingham’s greatest avenue honest. The pageant boasts a big artisan market with 60 distributors. The distributors bought their creations of pottery, clothes, artwork, jewellery and extra. The market offered artists with recognition and granted guests an opportunity to be taught extra concerning the artists and their work.

A beer backyard was arrange on the road, offering festival-goers with a spot to hang around and seize a drink from native craft breweries, cideries and wineries. From the beer backyard, folks might take pleasure in The Atlantics, Cosmic Sauce and North Sound Soul, a couple of bands that had been enjoying all through the day. 
Fairhaven Pageant takes place on the identical day as Ski to Sea, an annual group relay race. The race ends at Marine Park in Fairhaven, down the street from the pageant. Crowds of individuals collect on the end line to cheer on the racers. When the rivals end, they’ve the possibility to benefit from the ongoing festivities. 

Pageant-goers strolling round Fairhaven Pageant on Could 26, 2024, in Bellingham, Wash. Meals distributors provided all kinds of eats, starting from tacos to barbecue. // Photograph by Miles Vander Vennet

Mayzie Shaver has participated on a group within the Ski to Sea race prior to now however determined to take this 12 months off to have extra time to benefit from the pageant. In earlier races, the pageant slows down by the point she has completed, so she was excited to take a look at the market and meals vehicles this 12 months.
“It’s been nice and actually cool to see this aspect of it,” Shaver mentioned. “It’s good to not compete. We determined to take a 12 months off and it’s been a enjoyable, chill day.”

Whereas it was wet for this 12 months’s pageant, it didn’t cease folks from popping out. Shaver was glad to have the rain as she didn’t really feel like she was lacking out on competing within the race, and felt she might benefit from the stress-free day. 
Valeriya Dimova, who has competed on the identical group as Shaver in earlier races, hoped to have a good time the rivals, get some meals and discover the market.
“I’m wanting ahead to seeing the end line, it’s actually enjoyable. There may be a number of power across the end line. I’m additionally wanting ahead to Bry’s Filipino,” Dimova mentioned.
Because the pageant got here to an in depth, the distributors and meals vehicles started to pack up and guests left, returning the streets of Fairhaven to regular.

Miles Vander VennetMiles Vander Vennet (he/him) is a metropolis life reporter for The Entrance. He’s a junior switch pupil and goes into the general public relations main. In his free time he likes enjoying video video games, happening hikes along with his canine and enjoying basketball and lacrosse. You may contact him at