Holiday Events on Bainbridge Island – Downtown Tree Lighting, Santa, Gingerbread Parties, Musical Performances and More! November 20th through December 7th
SHOP LOCAL – Thursday 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 STORE – click here to see our local shops’ offerings.
MANOR HOUSE CONCERT SERIES at Pleasant Beach Village – multiple dates throughout November and December. Click here for details and tickets.
SCRAPPY ART LAB Pre-Thanksgiving CAMP – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd – 10am-2pm. Ages 6-10. $45 per child. Need a little extra time to bake the pies! This camp has special hours: 10am-2pm. Please pack a lunch, water, and warm jacket so the kiddies can romp outside. Location: 123 Bjune Dr SE Unit 109, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA – RSVP: NOV 23 Special Camp | Scrappy Art Lab
HELPLINE HOUSE TURKEY TROT 2022 – NOVEMBER 24th at Battle Point Park. Organized by Run for Bainbridge. The 13th Annual in-person Helpline House Turkey Trot 5K/1mile Fun Runs takes place Thanksgiving Day. If you can’t make it in person, you can still donate to Helpline House at helplinehouse.org. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Click here to register.
KiDiMu SOCK SKATING – their sock skating rink opens on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th. 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.
“FABULOUS FREE HOLLY” brought to you by Weed Warriors – The day after Thanksgiving, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th, join Weed Warriors to cut a well-berried holly at upper Fort Ward Park, near the entry starting at 2pm and take your pick of holly home (for more information, contact Jeannette Franks email@example.com). FREE HOLLY giveaway, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th at Town and Country Market starting at 10am.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND/SUYEMATSU FARMS – Christmas 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. OPENING DAY: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th from 9am-5pm.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND/SUYEMATSU FARMS – Santa’s Visits at the Manzanita Farm: Saturday, November 26th & Sunday, November 27th from 12pm-4 pm and
Saturday, December 3rd & Sunday, December 4th from 12 pm-4pm
SKATING RINK AT PLEASANT BEACH VILLAGE – OPENING DAY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th through SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2022 – click here for hours and tickets.
FESTIVE NIGHTS HOLIDAY LIGHTS – TREE LIGHTING AND NUTCRACKER BALLET – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th – Town Square from 6pm to 7pm. Band and choir music, plus Santa and S’Mores with BIPD.
DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th from 10am to 6pm
MANOR HOUSE 2022 GINGERBREAD HOUSE PARTY ~ Pleasant Beach Village – beginning SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th. 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.
KiDiMu – DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN GINGERBREAD HOUSE out of graham crackers! Gingerbread workshops are from FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2nd (including First Friday Art Walk) to SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11th. Graham crackers, icing, and candy will be provided. Free with membership or admission, or $5/person for gingerbread workshops only. Click here for more details.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND WINTER STUDIO TOUR celebrates 39 years this winter, with an exciting array of artists. DECEMBER 2nd through 4th from 10am to 5pm daily. 46 regional artists with their hand-crafted work will be showcased in five island studios and community halls. The website has a downloadable brochure and map, plus weekly featured artists including interviews, videos, and behind-the-scenes photos. Details: www.bistudiotour.com. For more information call 206-842-0504.
BIMA – WINTER NIGHT MARKET – FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd and 3rd at 4pm to 8pm. Each night you will find the plaza filled with lights, music, food, and an array of local vendors at Gateway Outdoor Plaza! Check out BIMA for a variety of other events – Click here to view their full Events Calendar.
OVATION PERFORMING ARTS – THE SOUND OF MUSIC – OPENING NIGHT DECEMBER 2nd at the Bainbridge High School Theater – multiple performances, click here for details and tickets.
SONGS OF HOPE, JOY AND PEACE Presented by Amabile Choir Bainbridge Island at Bethany Lutheran Church, Bainbridge Island – SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2nd at 7:30pm and DECEMBER 3rd at 3pm and 7:30pm. Click here for tickets.
ISLAND THEATRE PRESENTS “AUGUSTA” BY RICHARD DRESSER at Bainbridge Island Public Library – DECEMBER 3rd and 4th at 7:30pm. Augusta is directed by Steve Stolee and features Islanders Sabrina Fiander, Cathy Richards-Ingram and Dustin Ingram. It is recommended for high school age and up. Click here for tickets.
WINTER OF WONDER – Presented by BLOEDEL RESERVE – DECEMBER 4th through 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.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND LAND TRUST WORK PARTY at MILLER-KIRKMAN PRESERVE – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7th from 9am to 11am to help remove invasive species from the property. The Land Trust will supply all necessary tools, as well as treats and refreshments. Just be sure to bring your work gloves and expect to get muddy! Please sign up through thier website or e-mail Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Bainbridge 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 – BainbridgeIsland.com
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