Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise

Bellingham Bay Brewers Cruise

Wednesday Evening Beer Tastings Aboard the Victoria Star 2

  • Stay cool this summer with our popular series of beer tasting cruises on Wednesday evenings aboard the Victoria Star 2.
  • Each week Boundary Bay Brewery will be joined by other local breweries to feature their delicious ales and lagers.
  • It’s just $44/adult for this cruise around Bellingham Bay & Chuckanut Bay, which includes beer tastings and snacks.
  • These cruises sell out quickly – come enjoy beer and fresh air! You can reserve online, or by calling 1-800-443-4552 or (360) 738-8099.
  • Depart from the Alaska Ferry Terminal in Fairhaven. The boat leaves at 6:30 pm  – contactless check-in at the top of the dock!

2024 Schedule

June 5 – Sep 18 (Wednesdays)

 

Sep 27 & 28
Oct. 4 & 5
(Oktoberfest Cruises)

Depart Bellingham: 6:30 pm
Arrive Bellingham: 8:00 pm

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Rates

Adult: $44.00
Oktoberfest Cruises: $49.00
(Must be 21 or older)

 

2024 Schedule of Cruises & Participating Breweries:

June 5

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Kulshan Brewery – Now with two breweries and a beer garden in Bellingham – the original on James Street, K2 on Kentucky Street and Trackside Beer Garden at the Waterfront, each with lovely spaces to hang out with a pint.
Pike Brewing – An independent craft brewery founded in 1989. Located at 1415 First Avenue in downtown Seattle’s Pike Place Market neighborhood.

June 12

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Stemma Brewing – Est in 2019 in Bellingham’s Roosevelt neighborhood, Stemma is a family run brewery that has quickly become a local favorite.
Lopez Island Brewing Co. – An island-owned brewing company founded in 2014, with its Brewvado Tap Room in Lopez Village serving up their five signature brews.

June 19

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Otherlands Beer – A small brewery and cafe dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, the exploration of the unknown and the celebration of the beautiful and the absurd. A newer brewery on the Bellingham scene doing things a little differently.
Reuben’s BrewsA Seattle based family brewery they brew from the glass backwards: designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints. Making that extra effort is worth it.

June 26

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
wanderbrewing Structures Brewing – Through their distinct and creative beers they work to forge long-lasting relationships within the community – mixed fermentations and fresh offerings. Quickly becoming a Bellingham favorite with their new location in Old Town and their cozy original tap room on State Street.
Scuttlebutt BrewingScuttlebutt began as a homebrewing kit gift for Father’s Day in 1990 and 30 years later is a family-owned brewery, taproom and restaurant in Everett!

July 3

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Terramar Brewstillery – located in the agricultural hamlet of Edison, WA, Terramar has two separate tasting rooms. One is the Brewery Taproom. The other is the Distillery Tasting Room, or Speakeasy.
Single Hill Brewing – Single Hill Brewing brings the Yakima community together, alongside farmers and brewers from around the country, to enjoy good times and great beer.

July 10

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Larrabee Lager Co – At Larrabee Lager Company our brewing focus favors tradition, and our products are inspired by the centuries of lager brewing history throughout the world.
Farmstrong Brewing Co – Skagit Valley craft brewery, taproom & beer garden. Our taproom is all-ages, dog-friendly, and open 7 days a week.

July 17

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Gruff Brewing – Bellingham based “nano-brewery”, located in a historic blacksmith shop, featuring, with award winning Blonde, Amber East Coast IPA brews. Now serving tasty meals in-house.
San Juan Island Brewing – San Juan Brewing was created when a few driven individuals saw a need in their community and came together to create something the whole island could be proud of.

July 24

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
wanderbrewing Wander Brewing – A family owned and independent brewery bringing their love of wandering and craft beer to Bellingham, with a taproom located in downtown Bellingham.
Flyers Brewery – Kid-friendly brewpub with a dog-friendly beer garden serving Northwest pub grub & house beers.

July 31

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Aslan Brewing – What started as a conversation between friends over a pint has grown into to a brewery and restaurant with additional taprooms in Bellingham and Seattle serving delicious Organic beer!
Island Hoppin’ Brewery – Established in 2012, Island Hoppin’ Brewery is the first and only microbrewery on Orcas Island.

August 7

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Beachcat Brewing – The mission of Beach Cat Brewing is to create a place where people can feel welcomed and encouraged to explore the world of craft beer, along with finding a passion for collaboration, community, and education.
Port Townsend Brewing – located in the historic town of the same name on the Olympic Peninsula, PT Brewing brews and bottles popular ales and lagers such as the Hop Diggidy IPA.

August 14

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
North Fork Brewery – a casual, comfortable place to enjoy a pint, pizza, and the company of friends and family and voted “Best Stop on Highway 542” in Cascadia Weekly’s 2019 Best of Bellingham. The tap room in the Sunnyland neighborhood joins the Deming area staple as well.
Anacortes Brewingtheir brewers focus on high quality ingredients, a carefully controlled process and delicate handling to provide one of the best beers you will find in the industry.

August 21

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Chuckanut BrewingWorld renowned for their expertly crafted European style lagers. Chuckanut operates ‘South Nut’ Taproom in Skagit Valley, and ‘P-Nut’ Taproom in Portland.
Black Raven Brewingbrews on a 30BBL system in Woodinville and a 15BBL system in Redmond. Their annual production capacity is currently 15,000 barrels!

August 28

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Fringe Brewing – Microbrewery and tasting room, producing and pouring locally inspired craft beer in Ferndale, Wa.
Diamond Knot – A craft brewery and operator of alehouses based in Mukilteo, Washington, which the Seattle Times said is “widely regarded as producing some of the best, most innovative beers in the region”.

September 4

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Stones Throw Brewing Co.Doing their best to embody their motto The Closest Pint to Adventure! While beer is their passion, so is exploring the surrounding mountains, islands, and everything in between. Stones Throw are our Fairhaven neighbors with a cozy taproom.
E-9 Brewing Tacoma’s first craft brewery was founded in 1995 adjoining the brew pub located in Tacoma’s last horse drawn firehouse built in 1907.

September 11

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
District Brewing – With locations in Mt. Vernon and Ferndale, head brewer John continues to craft delicious beers with exciting flavors that leave you wanting another sip.
Birdsview Brewing – Started in July 2006, it’s a small family run craft brewery located on the beautiful North Cascades Highway near Concrete, WA.

September 18

Boundary Bay Brewery – A locally and independently owned craft brewery that opened their doors in September of 1995 in a restored, historic warehouse right in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA.
Kulshan Brewery – A Bellingham staple, now with two breweries and a beer garden in Bellingham – the original on James Street, K2 on Kentucky Street and Trackside Beer Garden at the Waterfront, each with lovely spaces to hang out with a pint.
Jellyfish Brewing Co – Featuring 14 Jellyfish beers on tap; a variety of hard ciders; and a selection of wines. If you’ve got the munchies, we offer light snacks, including our delicious charcuterie boards.

* – Must be 21 or older. Scheduled Breweries may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Testimonials

“The brew cruise was great. We are repeat customers who really enjoyed the nice evening cruise with friends and family, great beer and nice snacks. We and our neighbor usually take one brew cruise per month while they run in the summer and early autumn.” -John W. “Fabulous as always. Always so nice to go on this cruise. Great people who work the cruise and the beer merchants are always so nice” -earlj447 “Nice relaxing evening cruise. Great views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands and happy people with tasty suds.” -A8357BDdons

location / directions

Cruises depart from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal / Alaska Ferry Terminal in Bellingham, WA. Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure at our ticketing office inside the terminal. (Map / Driving Instructions). Depart from the Alaska Ferry Terminal in Fairhaven. The boat leaves at 6:30 pm – please check in about 30 minutes prior to pick up your tickets.

Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise Gift Certificates

Looking for the perfect gift for friends or family? We have gift certificates available – You can purchase one online, by phone at 800-443-4552 or you may stop by our office.

Cancellation Policy

If your plans change and you need to cancel your reservation, or change it to a different date, please give us a call at least 24 hours prior to departure. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours of departure are non-refundable. When you make a reservation, we will send you a confirmation letter detailing our cancellation policy. For more information and reservations, please give us a call at 1-800-443-4552, or book online.