Why should pigeons have all the fun?

Get up close and personal with Washington's historic bells and bell towers by becoming a Bell Raiser today.

Donate $75 and become a Bell Raiser

Bell Raisers support the work of the National Bell Festival by making an annual contribution of $75 to the cause. These funds support our mission of restoring the bell heritage of Washington and bringing eclectic events and programming to the city on New Year’s Day.

The perks.

Bell Raisers receive invitation-only access to exclusive events and experiences throughout the year, including:

  • Private tours of area bell towers and historic sites
  • Priority notification for ticketed Listening Parties
  • Recognition online and in the National Bell Festival guide
  • and more!

Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


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