The City of Anna Maria offers extensive shopping including souvenirs, jewelry, clothing, and treasure filled antique shops. Pine Avenue is a great places to start your shopping extravaganza. Boutiques are lined along this street and the shopping runs right into the historic Anna Maria City Pier with a fantastic view of the bay. Grab an ice-cream, great gift or just meander along the 100 year old historic pier and review local hand-made jewelry.
Holmes Beach’s shops stretch across a walkable seven-block section of town and include small unique gift shops, coffee and bagel café’s, fine silver, art galleries and even a full service grocery store. Of course there are plenty of snacks or dining available during your Holmes Beach shopping excursion.
Bradenton Beach reflects its Bohemian roots. Its newly restored Bridge Street is home to many shops offering an unusual blend of arts and crafts unique to the island. The Bridge Street Market is the perfect Sunday outing to get all of your shopping needs met in only one stop!
The nearby cities of Bradenton, Sarasota and Ellenton have four full-service malls, hundreds of specialty shops and quaint shopping villages with upscale boutiques and fine dining and even a flea market.