Activities Anna Maria Shopping

Vintage Flea Market at Ginny & Jane E’s

Ginny & Jane E’s Vintage Flea Market on Anna Maria Island is back for the 2015/2016 Season with more great finds!

The market is located at the corner of Gulf Drive and Magnolia Avenue across the street from Ginny & Jane E’s.  This outdoor market happens six times through the season with the rain dates occurring the following Sunday.

Vintage Flea Market Hours Anna Maria Island

Flea MArket

Season dates 8am-4pm

• Sunday, November 1st
• Sunday, December 6th
• Friday, January 1st – New Year’s Day
• Sunday February 7th, March 6th and April 3rd

This market offers unique vintage finds, art and up-cycled items. Head over to Ginny & Jane E’s for more shopping or a tasty treat from the bakery!

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Best Boutiques and Places To Shop on Anna Maria Island

When you think of the best places to shop on Anna Maria Island, what do you imagine?  So many things make Anna Maria Island the paradise that it is. Sandy beaches, bright sun, wildlife, and SHOPPING!  Whether it be a stroll on Pine ave or a brisk walk on Bridge Street, the island is full of shopping potential.

Top 10 best places to shop on Anna Maria Island.

Bella by the Sea

Bella By The Sea carries a wide variety of clothes geared for modern women who are all about comfort, and also offers home furnishings that are Renewed, Refurbished, or Recycled.  Named after her English Bulldog Bella, Jo-Ann Lefner opened Bella By The Sea because she was inspired by the quaint northern end of Anna Maria Island. To find Bella by the Sea on Facebook click here!

The Hive

Special selections of imported silver jewelry from Bali, Denmark, Italy, South Africa, and Tibet as well as locally hand-made jewelry will suit your individual personality.If you would like to see their website to take a closer look at what The Hive has to offer, click here!

Back Alley

Local is the order of the day at Back Alley on Bridge St. work from local artists, a full gift shop and a wine and beer bar round out Bridge Street’s most quaint shopping option. To find out more about Back Alley click here!


Artspace Studio & Gallery, located above the Post Office on the north side of Palm Ave, Anna Maria, is the quirkiest little gallery on Anna Maria Island. Artists in residence, Deborah Webster and Lex Halakan along with select friends, show their original creations and hold regular classes to help bring out the inner creative in all of us. To find more information about Artspace and what they have going on click here!

Tide & Moon Jewelry

Tide & Moon provides some of the most unique hand-crafted jewelry to shop on Anna Maria Island. This Pine Ave shop, located next to a A Room with a Hue, is where you can find the super cute Anna Maria Island pendants that you may see while spending time on our island paradise. To see what Tide & Moon has to offer click here!

Sand Dollar

The Sand Dollar Gift Shop is one of Anna Maria Island’s finest for its ambiance and style.  Surround yourself with the great smells of exotic scented candles and stones for the home.

A Room with a Hue

It’s previous location was just off the island in the Cortez Fishing Village.  Now, A Room with a Hue has the cutest hand-painted furniture on Anna Maria Island. To find A Room With A Hue online click here!

West Coast Surf Shop

Bikini’s, board shorts and the beach are what you’ll find at West Coast Surf Shop. An island staple for decades, West Coast Surf Shop carries the latest in ocean side trends in their second story shop along the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t forget to check out the mural by island artist Chad “Cheeta” Ruiz along the north facing wall of the building. To follow West Coast Surf Shop on Facebook click here!

Island Gallery West

A rich variety of art by talented local and regional artists awaits the art lover at Island Gallery West. To keep up with what’s going on at Island Gallery West click here!

Bridge Street Jewelers

Bridge Street Jewelers is the the first certified master jeweler and gemologist to the island. They were also the first to introduce the Anna Maria Island destination bracelets.  To find out more about Bridge Street Jewelers click here!


Shopping on Anna Maria Island and the area

Anna Maria Island is the perfect vacation destination and is unique on several fronts. Of course our sugar sand beaches, 37′ building restrictions, Free Trolley Service, and combination of full time residents and tourists make our little island a “peace” of paradise that continues to gain popularity as more and more visit.

There Is All Sorts Of Great Shopping on Anna Maria Island

Our local gift shops and jewelry stores are no exception; you will find everything from handcrafted jewelry, to island art , photography, beach ware, and much more.

Grocery Shopping
Publix SupermarketUnfortunately there are not a great deal of options for Grocery stores on Anna Maria Island. Actually, there is one major chain on Anna Maria island that supports most grocery shopping, Publix. Publix has a deli, fresh produce, meats, and a bakery. If you prefer a very large grocery store it would be best to leave Anna Maria Island to visit Alberstons, the Bradenton Publix, or Walmart. The Pine Avenue General store, BP station, and several small convenience stores on Anna Maria Island can help in a pinch. For Fresh Seafood visit the Fresh Fish Market located on Anna Maria Island in Holmes Beach, Fl.

Household items and pharmacies
Anna Maria Island has plenty of opportunities for household items or filling your prescriptions. Walgreens and CVS are located in Holmes Beach and can fill all your prescription needs. Of course they also offer magazines, photograph development, miscellaneous convenience grocery’s, cosmetics, and many other items needed while on vacation. Anna Maria Island also boasts two hardware stores in the city of Holmes Beach. Home True Hardware and Ace Hardware. For an Island of 6000 units we are pretty lucky to have so much convenience so close. Don’t forget Island Mail and More who will assist in shipping anything… kayaks, cars, artwork, and just normal packages. They also supply computers with Internet and other office services.

Gift Shops

Anna Maria City, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach have plenty of opportunities for gift shopping. The White Egret offers both small and large household items. Anything you might need for a home. The Sand Dollar Gift Shop offers a large selection of unique island gifts perfect for your pet or house sitter while on vacation. The Anna Maria artist Guild has plenty of paintings, photographs and sculptures to choose from. Two Sides of Nature has high quality T-Shirts as well as some hats and beach household nick nacks. Don’t miss Bridge Street Shopping!

Jewelry Shops
Ellenton Outlet MallThere are opportunities to purchase jewelry everywhere on Anna Maria Island.

Outlet Shopping
The Ellenton Outlet Mall is just a short 30 minute drive from Anna Maria Island. The mall offers all the shopping you can take with over 100 shops and plenty of bargains to be had.

Real Estate
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