It’s almost time for the 2018 Birch Bay Polar Bear Plunge

Looking to start off the New Year with an exciting event? Then you need to join hundreds of other brave souls for a plunge into Puget Sound on January 1st! Birch Bay hosts it’s annual plunge at noon in the middle of Birch Bay (just look for the huge crowd of people in swimsuits). You’ll find participants of all ages and it’s a family friendly event with lots of cheering from the spectators.

The event started in 1982 and people from all over the NW and the world have come to participate.

Visit the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce website to register and get more information –

Date: January 1st
Location: Birch Bay Waterfront (approx. 7900 Birch Bay Drive)
Registration:10:00 AM or Online Here
Costume Judging: 11:30 AM
The Plunge: Noon