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Grand Old July 4th Celebration

Bainbridge Island's biggest party celebrating the 4th of July is back again for it's 47th year.  Join in for a pancake breakfast, all-day street fair, foot races (benefiting Bainbridge Island Youth Services), a classic car show, Historic baseball game, music food, entertainment, beer garden and the "Best Small Town Parade in America." The mile long parade begins at 1 p.m. sharp.

The days events are presented by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, with the help of dozens of volunteers and a handful of loyal sponsoring businesses.


7:00 AM–11:00 AM    
Traditional Pancake Breakfast     
Town & Country Market Parking Lot

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Street Fair, Downtown Winslow
Town & Country Parking Lot, Bjune & Brien Streets and Waterfront Park.

9:00 AM
Bainbridge Youth Services Family Fun Run
Registration at Winslow Green, 7:30 a.m. Run begins at the corner of Winslow Way and Madison Ave. Times: 1 Mile-9 AM; 5k 9:15 AM; Kids Dash 10:30 AM

9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Classic, Antique and Special Interest Car Show
Parking lots behind Columbia & Chase Banks with DJ music

9:30 AM
Stars & Strikes Old Timers Baseball Game
at Bainbridge High School field.

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Clay Martin’s Puppets
Waterfront Park Stage

11:00 AM-5:00 PM
Beer & Wine Garden
Corner of Bjune & Shannon. Beer and wine for adults. IDs required.

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Ranger & the Re-Arrangers—Gypsy Jazz Band
Town & Country Parking Lot Stage

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Home Town Band
Traditional John Philip Sousa-style music—Winslow Mall

12 Noon
Alleyoop! Children’s Musical Games
Waterfront Park Stage

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Along Madison Avenue & Winslow Way

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Alleyoop!—Children’s Musical Games
Waterfront Park Stage

2:45 PM-3:45 PM
Soul Siren (Band)—Rhythm & Blues, Soul & Rock
Town & Country Parking Lot Stage

Over Eagle Harbor



30th Annual Carnival at the Island School

Come and enjoy the 30th Annual Carnival at The Island School.  This event is open to all and focuses on fun for all ages. Enjoy carnival games, delicious BBQ, and a used book sale. There will be live music by young local bands and interactive improvisational folk tales. 

Don't miss some new additions to the carnivals activities: pony rides! You’ll have a memorable afternoon of family-friendly fun, rain or shine.


Make time to see some of these great performances on the main stage:

12:30 Band: Kick Start

1:00 Martial Arts Demo

1:15 Improv Folk Tales with George Shannon

1:45 5th Grade Band

2:15 Band: Tentative Walrus

3:00 Band: Buckshot

Saturday, October 05, 2013

The Island School

8553 NE Day Road

Bainbridge Island.

12 Noon - 4 pm

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July 4th Festivities!

Independence Day on Bainbridge Island is always a spectacular fanfare of events and fun.  This year marks the 46th annual Independence Day festival.  Events will include a Pancake Breakfast, all-day street fair, foot races (benefiting Bainbridge Youth Services), a Classic Car Show, Historic Baseball Game, Music, Food, Entertainment, a Beer Garden, and plenty of Family Fun - all capped off by the "Best Small Town Parade in America." The mile-long parade begins at 1 p.m. sharp!

For the little ones in your family there will be kids shows, pony rides, a bouncy house, Big Purple slide, miniature golf, the Kitsap Mounted Posse and much more.

Here are some more details on each:

Traditional Pancake Breakfast
7-11 am @ Town & Country parking lot

Get your day started right with a stack of pancakes and fuel up for a full day of activities.

Family Fun Run
7:30 am registration | Sponsored by Bainbridge Youth Services

Registration starts at 7:30am at Bainbridge Performing Arts (cnr of Winslow Way & Madison Ave). The 1-mile run begins at 9 am; the 5K begins at 9:15 am; and the Kids Dash begins at 10:30 am.

Stars & Strikes “Old Timers” baseball game
9 am @ Bainbridge Highschool baseball field

This fun Island tradition is in its 9th year. Baseball high school and Little League coaches and parents aged 25-55 play, with sponsor Bainbridge Bakers offering a delicious breakfast from their new green truck.

Classic & Electric Car Show
9 am–1 pm @ Parking lots behinds Columbia and Chase Banks

Over 100 cool cars to peruse while listening to music from DJ tunage.  $20 entry fee per car if you wish enter your own car.

Street Fair
9 am–5 pm @ Town & Country parking lot, Bjune & Brien Streets, and Waterfront Park

Enjoy live music; arts and crafts and information booths; a wide variety of food; a beer and wine garden; pony rides and more fun stuff for kids.

Bainbridge Island Photo Club Annual Exhibit
10 am–4 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center

Bainbridge Island Photo Club members exhibit their best works for the year and invite the community to vote for their favorites.

Mr. Mario Comedy & Variety Show 
11 am–12 pm @ Waterfront Park

Beer & Wine Garden
11 am–5 pm @ Corner of Bjune & Shannon 

Live music with a dose of beer and/or wine, for those over 21 years of age.

Ranger & the Re-Arrangers/Gypsy Jazz Band
11 am–12:30 pm @ Town & Country parking lot stage

Home Town Band
12–1 pm @ Winslow Mall

Traditional John Philip Sousa-style music.

12 pm and 3-4pm@ Waterfront Park Stage

Children’s entertainment and puppeteer.

1–2:30 pm | Madison Avenue & Winslow Way

New for this year....Win $1,000 for the most Humorous Entry!  Parade applications are just $25 for non-profits and neighborhood groups; $35 for commercial enterprises and/or politicians. There is no cost for military units.

Soul Siren 
3–5 pm @ Town & Country parking lot stage

Rhythm and blues, soul, and rock.

Fireworks | dusk | over Eagle Harbor 
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