HISTORY OF VICE
explore the history of vice in bellingham with our costumed guides, from the early wild-west days through the prohibition era and beyond.
Sin & Gin tours run every weekend June-September, in both downtown and fairhaven (bellingham's 'south side').
DOWNTOWN SIN & GIN
Explore Bellingham's changing attitudes about “having a good time on the old town” with our costumed guides, who will take you through the rise and fall of the town's red-light-district and saloon culture through the prohibition era when it all went underground!
Afterwards those of legal age are welcome to wet your whistle with us at the fabulous Uisce Irish Pub.
The tour lasts about an hour and is under one mile, meets at the corner of Holly and Bay Streets by the Rocket statue (306 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225)
(NOTE THE MEETING LOCATION CHANGED DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH THE COMMERCIAL STREET NIGHT MARKET)
7 pm Friday or Saturday Nights June-September
$20 drink option (21+ with valid id)
$15 non-drink option (18+ suggested for adult content)
Fairhaven Sin & Gin
Bellingham's quaint south-side neighborhood was once called “the center of prostitution on Bellingham Bay." This lovely shopping district started out as a sort of wild west-style den of sin… full of brothels and saloons! Find out more about the little town whose founding father was called "Dirty Dan."
The tour runs about an hour and is under one mile meets at the gazebo on the corner of Harris Avenue and 10th Street (Outside Whimsy 1003 Harris Ave)
(NOTE THE TOUR MEETING LOCATION CHANGE DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH THE FAIRHAVEN OUTDOOR CINEMA)
Starting in July: Drink option for those 21+ with valid ID from Stone's Throw Brewery!