Shopping on Anna Maria Island is convenient, diverse, and affordable, with most stores located in a pleasant setting in one of the three towns. On the North end, the city of Anna Maria has charming Pine Avenue, a nice variety of outdoor shops and restaurants. You can walk shops from the Tampa Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Tough day of shopping for sure! Bradenton Beach offers historic Bridge Street with all sorts of cafes and boutiques. Holmes Beach hosts a centrally located outdoor mall with all kinds of keepsake shops and necessity items. If you need a break from the sun and beach all these spots are well worth an afternoon stroll. Ellenton outlet shops are just 35 minutes from Anna Maria Island and offer name brands at a less expensive price. If serious shopping is the name of your game then university mall located in Sarasota or the Brandon Mall are must visits. If you are looking for more localized shopping at dirt cheap prices, like $7 t-shirts then the Red Barn Flea market is just the right speed and just in East Bradentong. Review our Anna Maria Island shopping things to do page for more information.