Welcome to 2021! Watch the Birch Bay Virtual Polar Bear Plunge Video.

The Birch Bay Polar Bear Plunge is an annual New Year’s Day tradition which generally brings hundreds to the shores of Birch Bay, WA for a ceremonial dip into the bay. 2021 was the 38th annual event, however due to COVID-19 The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce asked people to participate Burr-tually (or virtually) and plunge only with their immediate household and send us photos and videos. The video posted here is a compilation of those photos and videos.