Get engaged with initiatives in the city
There are multiple several avenues to get involved.
The Arts Commission advises the City Council regarding the arts in Bellevue. The commission may hold public meetings and make studies, analyses and reports requested by the council.
Visit Bellevue Advisory Committee
The Visit Bellevue Advisory Board is comprised of stakeholder organizations (hotel properties, restaurants, cultural arts organizations, retailers, City of Bellevue staff and others). The Advisory Board works to provide input on key Visit Bellevue programs and provides strategic guidance to the Bellevue Convention Center Authority.
With hundreds of members representing tens of thousands of employees, the Bellevue Chamber is the relationship, policy, and business development hub for organizations throughout the Puget Sound region.
Bellevue Downtown Association
The Bellevue Downtown Association is the nonprofit advocacy and placemaking organization for the Downtown area and its constituents, offering unparalleled opportunities to get involved, stay connected and have a stake in the community's growth and evolution.
BelRed Arts District Community Alliance
BelRed Arts District Community Alliance (also known as the BelRed Arts District), a grassroots, community-led nonprofit* organization that works to rally, organize, and carry out their mission that unifies, empowers, and inspires the community through arts, culture, and innovation as the BelRed Arts District continues to evolve.
Old Bellevue Merchants Association
The Old Bellevue Merchants Association aims to empower and showcase the activities and experiences that only occur in Old Main. Located along Main St in Downtown Bellevue between Bellevue Way and 100th Ave, famous activities include seasonal events such as the famous Wine Walks. More information on getting involved here is coming soon.
Bellevue is home to many Community-Based Organizations organized over shared community experience. These organizations host events, workshops, and other forms of support. Reach out to our team and we can connect you with groups you are interested in.
Initiatives around the city
Below are some initiatives around the city that have opportunities to get involved in.
Updates to the Comprehensive Plan happen every eight to ten years and provide the community with an opportunity to think about where we’re headed in a holistic way. The plan is meant to be a reflection of the entire community’s shared values and goals and that includes the many people, business, and organizations who help drive our thriving economy.
Eco Fridays and Stewardship Saturdays
Bellevue Parks & Community Services regularly hosts volunteers at Eco Fridays and Stewardship Saturdays; community volunteer projects hosted at various park sites throughout the city. These events provide a unique opportunity for businesses, groups, families, and individuals to participate in the stewardship and care of Bellevue's Parks & Open Space System.