Bainbridge offers its own distinct sense of style with a wide variety of choices from such quaint boutiques and idiosyncratic vintage stores, to world-renowned.
Everyone falls in love with our quaint town of Winslow, the main shopping area, because of the streetscape of unique boutiques and the flat walkability just five minutes from the Seattle-Bainbridge ferry terminal through town. We are one of only 12 nationally accredited historic Main Streets in Washington and you will find an eclectic variety of rewarding experiences. There’s even more unique shopping and dining experiences located at Lynwood Center/Pleasant Beach Village, Island Center and Rolling Bay.
I’m an island girl through and through, which is why I firmly believe we need to keep our local dollars local and support our small businesses. You’ll find fabulous boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, wine tasting, art galleries, home furnishings, toy and candy stores as well as fashionable clothing stores.
Established and revered artists along with promising, young talent derive inspiration from the natural beauty of the landscape and the active support from the Bainbridge Island art community. The island offers a variety of art, from modernist expressions, folk art, and handcrafted furniture. There is an explosion of talent on Bainbridge Island, influenced partially by its proximity to the creatively charged West Coast. Galleries showcasing evocative paintings, sculptures, and other art, are often intimate reflections of the Island’s informal lifestyle and history. Museums with impressive permanent collections and seasonal installations dot the seaside, providing a necessary taste of metropolitan life without compromising the relaxed atmosphere. Theatre productions, from contemporary interpretations of classic pieces to beloved musicals, are an ideal way to spend an afternoon or evening on the Island. Bainbridge Island has a taste of the arts for every palette.