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The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District sponsors a variety of special events for all ages in our community.   Family events, concerts, dances, and humanity programs are some of the many events held throughout the year.  Scroll down to see our current events!

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Winter Wonderland

This fourth annual and FREE event will be fun for the whole family! Winter Wonderland will include light features, face painting, balloon clowns, holiday present crafts, Santa Claus, cider & cookies, ice sculptures and holiday music. (Unfortunately, the reindeer will not be available this year.)

When: Saturday, December 14 from 4:00-6:00 pm; Tree lighting at 5:00 pm

Winter Wonderland

Where: Waterfront Park, Bainbridge Island (Brien Dr. will be closed entirely for the duration of the event, no parking will be allowed)

Cost: FREE

This event is sponsored by Home Street Bank and Puget Sound Energy.

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This event is a partnership between Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District and the Bainbridge Island Senior Center.

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Breakfast with Santa


Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s paying a very special visit to Island Center Hall. Join jolly old Saint Nick for a family-style pancake breakfast served by the Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island, a photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus, an ornament craft, a showing of the 2018 Grinch Movie, and more! Make your reservation today to enjoy this new Island tradition that is sure to put a smile on every child’s face and make memories that will last a lifetime.

When: Saturday, December 21 from 9:00-11:00amSanta Claus

Where: Island Center Hall

Cost: EVENT IS SOLD OUT $10 per ticket (includes tax); 2 and under are free! Activity #541002

*This is a ticketed event, purchase must be made in advance. Only 100 spaces available. Parties larger than 8 are not guaranteed to sit at the same table.

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Please contact Ashley Miller at or 206-823-9844.

Pancake breakfast served by Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island

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Special Events Lost & Found Policy

Any items of value (not broken, damaged, un-useable, etc.) left at any of the special event locations which are found by park and recreation staff shall be picked up and kept to return to the owner. All items found shall be taken to the Administration Office at Strawberry Hill Park for a maximum of (3) weeks. If unclaimed, the items will be taken to the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center to be claimed at their lost and found station. They will be kept there for a minimum of three (3) weeks before disposing of them. After three (3) weeks they shall be bagged up and taken to a local donation center.