Holiday Events on Bainbridge Island – BIFD Holiday Music Truck, Frosty Paws, Nutcracker performances, Gingerbread Parties, Musical Performances, Winter Walks and more!

BIFD Holiday Truck Schedule - CopyBIFD HOLIDAY MUSIC TRUCK IS COMING DECEMBER 13th through the 24th. Get ready for the holiday magic to come to your neighborhood with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department’s annual holiday music truck. The brightly lit truck spreads the joy of the season throughout Bainbridge while playing beloved holiday music.

Frosty Paws BIPRDFROSTY PAWS PHOTOBOOTH – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17th between 9am and noon – Presented by Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District. This one’s for the DOGS! Grab your leash and your friendly humans and join the Parks District for a free, festive photobooth at Strawberry Hill Dog Park. Photobooth will be just outside of the dog park entrance.  Leashes are required.

BPA Under The Twelfth MoonBPA THEATRE SCHOOL PRESENTS “UNDER THE TWELFTH MOON” DECEMBER 17th and 18th – Presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts at Bainbridge Cinemas – Travel across a world of winters this December, as BPA Theatre School presents Under the Twelfth Moon; winter stories from around the world. Buy your tickets here.

Bainbridge Dance CenterBDC NUTCRACKER 2022 – DECEMBER 17th 11am and 3pm shows- Presented by Bainbridge Dance Center at Grace Episcopal Church – Tickets are a suggested donation of $20. All proceeds go towards student scholarships for the Winter/Spring Session. Buy your tickets here.

Winslow Green Menorah Lighting - CopyBAINBRIDGE ISLAND FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & MENORAH LIGHTING – DECEMBER 18th at 7pm – Winslow Green

Bainbridge Ballet logoBAINBRIDGE BALLET’S 18TH ANNUAL THE NUTCRACKER – DECEMBER 16th THROUGH DECEMBER 20th – Performed at the Bainbridge High School – 9330 High School Rd NE. For tickets and times, click here.

event-featured-winter-of-wonder-1663793261-1328x800 - CopySOLSTICE WALKS AT BLOEDEL RESERVE:

Solstice Walks for Families: December 19 & 22 – Doors open at 4:30 PM; walks will begin promptly at 5 PM. For December 19th tickets, click here. For December 22nd tickets, click here.

Silent Solstice Walks: December 20 & 21 – Doors open at 5:30 PM; walks will begin promptly at 6 PM. For December 20th tickets, click here. For December 21st tickets, click here.


BI General StoreSHOP LOCALThursday Evenings in December – Open Houses with many stores open until 8pm – Enjoy Cider, Music, Movies, and More.

Can’t make it Downtown – SHOP THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND GENERAL STOREclick here to see our local shops’ offerings.

WINTER-SPRING-HERO-1-1280x320 Manor House at Pleasant Beach Concert SeriesMANOR HOUSE CONCERT SERIES at Pleasant Beach Village – multiple dates throughout December. Click here for details and tickets.

KiDiMu Sock SkatingKiDiMu SOCK SKATING – Come slip and slide on KiDiMu’s faux skating rink. Take off your shoes and skate along the slippery surface in your socks. Click here for more details.

Bainbridge Island Farm 2BAINBRIDGE ISLAND/SUYEMATSU FARMSChristmas Trees: Located at their Manzanita Road Christmas Tree Farm. Pre-Cut and U-Cut Christmas trees are available for sale the day after Thanksgiving until sold out. Sizes range from 3- to 12-feet. All Christmas trees are charged by the foot. They also offer fresh wreaths, garland, holiday arrangements, holly, and more. Click here for hours.

Skating Rink at Pleasant Beach VillageSKATING RINK AT PLEASANT BEACH VILLAGE – the rink is open through SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2022click here for hours and tickets.

Manor House Ginger Bread Event - Pleasant Beach VillageMANOR HOUSE 2022 GINGERBREAD HOUSE PARTY ~ Pleasant Beach Village –Multiple dates throughout December. This year they will be holding 17 gingerbread house decorating parties, with houses provided by Sluys Bakery! There will be beverages and snacks available for purchase, and even sightings of Santa & Mrs. Claus, so be sure to bring your wish list. Tickets are limited, click here to get yours.

BIMA’s smARTfilms and much more! Click here to view their full Events Calendar.

BIMA Under the StarsBEST WISHES AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM BIMA – UNDER THE STARS HOLIDAY PLAYLIST 2022 – To celebrate the holiday season, the team at BIMA has collaborated to bring you a playlist inspired by the night sky to listen to while you’re under the stars during these early winter evenings. Listen on Spotify, click here. Listen on YouTube, click here.

Winter of Wonder Presented by Bloedel Reserve and KiDiMuWINTER OF WONDER – Presented by BLOEDEL RESERVEthrough JANUARY 7th. Partnering with BARN and KiDiMu – an all-ages outdoor holiday event to explore the wonder of winter. Click here for times and tickets.

Do you have family or friends visiting?

Tour Bainbridge – BOOK A WINERY TOUR – Receive 20% Off Your Room Stay at The Marshall Suites! Click here for details.

BILA - KiDiMu Explore BIBainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is partnering with KiDiMu this winter to provide a fun and exciting experience for visiting/vacationing kids and their families. Overnight guests to Bainbridge Island can click the image to the right and print the coupon (or you can pick it up at KiDiMu) for a FREE Explore Bainbridge* booklet and take your kids on an educational and fun island adventure!

For advance or last-minute lodging, visit: Lodging – Visit Bainbridge Island | Travel & Tourism | Official Site

Need to get around? Check out our “on demand” bus service at B.I. RIDE –

Stay Tuned – The Island Wanderer Blog will be updating our Holiday Events article periodically throughout the month of  December.

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