Holiday Happenings this Weekend – December 17th through 19th (and beyond)

We’re in full holiday swing this weekend and there is a lot going on! Below is a list of some of the things happening this weekend and some of things coming up.

Looking for the perfect last-minute gift? Bainbridge Island residents can purchase special commemorative tickets to the 2022 Northwest Flower & Garden Festival at Bainbridge Gardens, tickets are uniquely designed to match each year’s show theme. Local nurseries are the only place to purchase these distinctive tickets, support your local nursery and pick up your tickets directly at the checkout! Tickets are $20.00 each for the February event (Feb. 9-13). Bainbridge Gardens is located at 9415 Miller Road NE.

Informal Boat Parade off the City Dock – UPDATE: Per Tami Allen at BIPD, the Holiday Boat Parade will be postponed until Sunday, December 19th. The City Dock is reserving some space for anyone that would like to gather afterwards. The informal lighted boat parade off of the City Dock will start at 5 pm. All are welcome to join the parade or to watch from shore. The route is the same as in 2020. One of the BIPD marine patrol boats will provide security.

Lights at Fay Bainbridge Parkclick here for dates, times and availability. Enjoy Fay Bainbridge in an all-new LIGHT at their drive-thru event at Fay Bainbridge Park this December. Share in the joy of this festive holiday season from the warmth of your own vehicle.

The Winslow Green Pop-Up Shop presents Cake For Breakfast and Cabana (home goods) – December 18th from 10am – 6pm and December 19th from 11am – 5pm – 160 Winslow Way W (next to Z-Bones)

BARN Bazaar – through December 20th. The annual holiday tradition continues virtually this year – shop for finely crafted one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, such as fiber art, glass art, jewelry, print & book art, woodworking and more! About BARN Bazaar – BARN Bazaar (

BIMA – Wishing you a merry & musical holiday season! As a gift to you, the team at BIMA has collaborated on a festive playlist of some of our favorite songs to set the mood during these dark, winter nights. Grab your favorite slippers and blanket, pour yourself your favorite beverage, and Get Cozy with us! Click here to listen on Spotify or here to listen on YouTube.

The Arts & Humanities Bainbridge Art Auction from December 15th through December 22 – AHB is excited to announce their Holiday Art Auction! AHB Board member and esteemed artist Jean-Claude Louis has kindly donated two stunning works of art to help support AHB during this holiday season. Click here to view and purchase items.

Bainbridge Ballet presents Nutcracker 2021 at Bainbridge Island High School – ADULT
$30.40 + $2.52 fee / CHILD $24.10 + $2.20 fee / SENIOR $24.10 + $2,20 fee. Dec 17, 2021 at 07:00 pm (Fri), Dec 18, 2021 at 02:00 pm (Sat), Dec 18, 2021 at 07:00 pm (Sat), Dec 19, 2021 at 04:00 pm (Sun), Dec 20, 2021 at 02:00 pm (Mon)  Official Website

Fun for the kids at KiDiMu – through December 31st. Events include try sock skating, build gingerbread houses, and explore the wonders of snow. Click here for details.

Winter in the Woods Presented by Bloedel Reserve at Bloedel Reserve – December 4th through January 9th. Whimsical snow people and deer, handcrafted and decorated by the Bloedel crew are creatively disbursed along the trails – can you find them all? Click here for details and times.

Holidays at the Pleasant Beach Village – through December 19th. Gingerbread House Party, Skating Rink, visits with Santa and Mrs. Clause and much more. Click here for details.

Toys for Tots Drop-off at Cook Family Funeral Home through December 17

Elves on the Shop Shelves will be happening again this year. Pick up an Activity Sheet at Calico Toy Shoppe, Eagle Harbor Book Co., or at KiDiMu and search the participating businesses for those Elves, starting December 1st.

Bainbridge Island Fire Department Holiday Music Truck starts on Monday, December 13th       It began more than five decades ago as a fun way to celebrate the season and spread holiday cheer throughout the island. The truck is driven by both career and volunteer fire personnel. In order to visit the entire island, it is divided into twelve areas this year, which they tour for twelve days leading up to and including Christmas Eve. You can click here to track the truck live.



Bainbridge Island General Store – Buy The Island, By The Island

Holidays at the Marketplace on Currents AHB Marketplace –



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