Indoor Entertainment

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Nate Southcott

Rook & Rogue

206 W. Magnolia St, ​Bellingham, WA 98225

Mon: 2pm – 10pm (Happy Hour 2-6 & 9-10)

Tue – Thurs: 4pm – 10pm (Happy Hour 4-6 & 9-10)

Friday: 4pm – 12am (Happy Hour 4-6)

Saturday: 10am – 12am (Happy Hour 2-6)

Sunday: 10am – 10pm (Happy Hour all day!)

A board game pub in downtown Bellingham, located on near the bustling Railroad Ave. and The Mt. Baker Theater. With a cozy atmosphere accented by the walls upon walls of games, Rook & Rogue gaming pub is a great place to spend time with friends and family.


Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA)

1256 N State St,  Bellingham, WA 98225

Mon – Fri:5:30am – 10pm

Sat: 6:30am – 7pm

Sun: 10am – 5pm

“The Y” is a community-based non-profit organization that provides a number of indoor activities to the communities they serve. In Bellingham, this means access to a swimming pool, an indoor climbing wall, a dojo for martial arts, and various programs.

20th Century Bowling

1411 State St, Bellingham WA 98225

Monday: Noon to Close (Leagues 6:00 to 9:00 pm)

Tuesday: Noon to Close (Leagues 6:00 to 9:00 pm)

Wednesday: Noon to Close (Leagues 6:00 to 9:00 pm)

Thursday: Noon to Close (Leagues 6:00 to 9:00 pm)

Friday: Noon to Close

Saturday 11:00 am to Close

Sunday 11:00 am – Close (Leagues 6:00 to 9:00 pm)

A Bellingham bowling alley, 20th Century offers 16 lanes of bowling extravagance, a small arcade, and a bar where customers can order food and drinks while they play.

Vital Climbing Gym

1421 North State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

11am to 9pm, 7 days a week

Vital is a indoor climbing gym that is available to the public for a small fee. They offer climbing teams for students to join and an open wall to everyone else.

Upfront Theater

1208 Bay St | Bellingham, WA 98225

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 7:30pm-9:30pm

The Upfront in a local improv theater run by resident Bellingham actors for the benefit of everyone who enjoys a good laugh or skit.

Mt. Baker Theater

104 North Commercial Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Box Office Hours:

Mon – Fri: 10:00am to 6:00pm or Showtime

On weekends, the office opens 2 hours prior to show time.


The Mt. Baker Theater puts on shows regularly, offering a range of styles from folk song performances to Broadway hits. Tickets are far more pricey than many other places on this list, but it is quality entertainment.

Dark Tower Games

1431 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Open 11am-10pm seven days a week

Dark Tower Games offers a safe haven for Bellingham’s ample population of nerds and geeks. Their store features playing cards such as Magic: The Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh, table top role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, and countless other hobbies for people to pass the time with.

Pickford Film Center

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1318 Bay Street | Bellingham, WA 98225

Hours vary

The Pickford is a local cinema that shows live streamed plays, independent and award-winning movies. They offer a smaller-scale alternative to Regal Cinemas’ massive complex on the other side of town.

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Ruckus Room

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1423 Railroad Ave, Bellingham WA, 98225

Monday-Thursday: 2pm-10pm

Friday: 2pm-12am

Saturday: 11am-12am

Sunday: 11am-10pm

The Ruckus Room is an old school arcade where individuals, friends, and families can spend time and quarters to play classic games including Pac-man, pinball, and air hockey, all while grazing on the food and drinks offered to customers.


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