BAINBRIDGE ISLAND EVENTS
Bainbridge Island Park District’s Fun & Cool Events: http://www.biparks.org/programsandclasses/special_events.html
First Friday ART Gallery Walk: Every first Friday of the month.
Downtown Winslow galleries including: Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, Bainbridge Public Library, Director’s Gallery, Danger, Island Gallery, and Roby King Galleries feature new exhibits, wine and refreshments from 6pm-8pm.
Winslow also now features three different wine tasting rooms.
Saturday Nights-Green Muse at Pegasus Coffee, Cafe & Bar
Live Music at Treehouse Restaurant and Bar
Concerts throughout the year: The Bloedel Garden Reserve
7571 NE Dolphin Dr | 206-842-7631 | Calendar
The Bloedel Reserve offers a range of live music, from string quartets to kids’ performers such as Caspar Babypants to a summer blues fest. Intimate indoor concerts take place in the Visitor’s Center and in two larger outdoor venues in the summer—under their large tent on the lawn overlooking Puget Sound or in the Meadow near the Sheep Sheds.
Live Music at Pegasus Coffee House | Concerts Most Fridays and Saturdays | 8 p.m. | 131 Parfitt Way SW |206-842-6725 | Calendar |
Island Music Center | Concerts Various Days and Times | 10598 NE Valley Rd | 206-780-6911 Calendar
Chilly Hilly Bike Ride on Bainbridge Island, WA: February
Chilly Hilly has been kicking off the cycling season in the Northwest on the last Sunday in February for the past 42 years. The 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island starts with a scenic early morning ferry ride across Puget Sound from Seattle, or you can join the crowd directly on Bainbridge Island.
Modern Quilt Festival in Downtown Bainbridge Island, WA: September
This Festival is a celebration of quilts and quilters held outdoors along Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island, WA. As a non-juried show, quilters of all levels and styles are welcome to enter their work. http://www.bainbridgeislandmodernquiltguild.com/bainbridge-quilt-festival.html
Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market: April – November
Every Saturday at City Hall Park, farm fresh vegetables, crafts, art, and gift items.
Website (206) 855-1500
Lynwood/Bainbridge Community Market: April – November Sunday mornings to 1 and Wednesdays 4-7 http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/no-headline-lynwoodmarket_082012
Viking Fest in Poulsbo: May (Poulsbo, WA)
Celebrate Syttende Mai in nearby Poulsbo with food, music, dancing, a carnival and parade, even a Viking Village.
Website (360) 697-7450
St. Hans (Mid-Sommerfest): June (Poulsbo, WA)
Celebrate the Scandinavian tradition of the Summer Solstice in Poulsbo’s Waterfront Park from 6 pm to 10 pm with folk dance exhibitions, children’s games, a Viking Parade at 8pm, lighting of the Bon Fire and the Midsummer proclamation by Sons of Norway Vikings.
Website (360) 779-4848
Grand Old Fourth: July 4th
July 4th celebration features an All Day Street Fair, Bohemian Village Arts & Crafts Fair, Beer & Wine Garden, Classic Car Show and the “Zaniest Small Town Parade in America.” The Bainbridge Review calls it a “huge bash that most residents and many visitors consider a don’t-miss affair.”
Website (206) 842-3700
Bainbridge in Bloom: July
The 25th Annual Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour. Visit several owner-tended gardens.Website (206) 842-7901
Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival: July
A one-day family music festival including food, children’s games and booths at nearby Battle Point Park. You don’t want to miss this festival!
Website (206) 842-5485
Summer Studio Tour: August
Local and Regional artists share their work for purchase at local studios and gardens on Bainbridge Island, WA. Complete with live music (how cool is that?) for you to enjoy as you meet and talk to the artists on this self-guided tour with no admission fee.
Website (206) 842-0504
Harvest Fair: September
Celebrate and support local farms at Bainbridge Island’s annual Harvest Festival. Games, sheep shearing, chili, rides, a pie baking competition, cider pressing, exhibits, and live music!
Website (206) 842-7811
Pumpkin Walk: October
This popular annual nighttime family tradition of walking a candlelit trail with hundreds of carved pumpkins lighting the way is enjoyed by so many. Located in Bainbridge Gardens Nursery.
Website (206) 842-5888
Winter Studio Tour: November
Many, many artists are joined together for a fun and festive weekend for you to enjoy all the art for purchase, and lights and beauty of Bainbridge Island during its holiday season.
Website (206) 842-0504
Bainbridge Island Tour de Coop: Chicken Coop Tour https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bainbridge-Island-Tour-de-Coop/206670489365568