When you plan an island getaway, Put-in-Bay Shopping may not be high on your to-do list. But the unique shopping in Put-In-Bay is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! Even the pickiest shoppers will be delighted with the gifts and fare they find from local artisans, clothiers, and craftsmen.

Once you arrive on the island, you will understand that bringing home a few souvenirs is an absolute must as you will want to look back fondly on your trip to beautiful Put-In-Bay for years to come. Check out the one-of-a-kind shopping Put-In-Bay has to offer in our comprehensive list below.

When you plan an island getaway, shopping may not be high on your to-do list. But the unique options on Put In Bay is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! Even the pickiest shoppers will be delighted with the gifts and fare they find from local artisans, clothiers, and craftsmen.

Once you arrive on the island, you will understand that bringing home a few souvenirs is an absolute must.  You will want to look back fondly on your trip to the beautiful Put In Bay Island for years to come. Check out the one-of-a-kind stores that Put In Bay has to offer in our comprehensive list below.

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When visiting or staying on the island, taking home a shirt or memento is a must!  With such an impressive assortment of items to offer, the choices abound.  Be sure to take the time to peruse the local establishments.  Here, you will be delighted with the unique apparel and jewelry.  Moreover, that special item from your favorite downtown shopping spots will warm you up through the cold winter months.

Another great aspect of the shop scene is convenience.  Perhaps you forgot to pack a bathing suit or need a beach towel.  There are several options at Put n Bay!  So, to pick up the things you need, be sure to shop local with our great stores.  Furthermore, fashionable options will have you looking fly.  Pool Bar ready!

Get the most time to browse by staying overnight.  Staying on the island is the best way to see all of the great offerings.  Check out a great Put-in-Bay Cabin or Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condo to Book Your Spending Spree! Our lodging partners look forward to hosting you.  There is never a bad time to put an island in your life!

Mr. Ed’s Gift Shop
We know you love Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille. Everyone on Put-in-Bay does after all! This is one of the most fun, most delicious, most wild spots (especially after 2!) on the island. They make sure to provide the best apparel and gifts for everyone at Mr. Ed’s Gift Shop. Mr. Ed’s and the gift shop is located right on Delaware Ave in the heart of the bustling downtown. Come by any time of day and you are sure to have a blast. The gift shops carries items for all...View More
Perry’s Cave Gift Shop
Your family visit to Perry’s Cave is going to be one of the highlights of your trip to Put-in-Bay, so no doubt you’ll want a souvenir to remember it by. Perry’s Cave Gift Shop, affectionately referred to as “The Shop at the Top” has so many souvenirs to choose from, you’ll definitely find what you’re looking for. One of the most unique and beautiful souvenirs you can get on all of Put-in-Bay is a geode from Perry’s Cave. Pick out an uncut geode, and professionals on-site will cut the geode...View More
Heineman Winery Shopping
Heineman Winery produces 25 varieties of wine, as well as two non-alcoholic grape juices. And while Heineman Winery does ship their wine, they can only do so inside of Ohio. So, if you are joining us from out of state, you’ll need to get your fill in person at the Heineman Winery Gift Shop. Heineman Winery makes and bottles all of their wines on-site, from grapes grown on the island. A glass of wine from the winery is a uniquely Put-in-Bay experience. If you are unsure which of their many...View More
Chocolate Cafe and Museum Gift Shop
At the Chocolate Cafe and Museum Gift Shop, you can get some souvenirs from your visit to the Chocolate Museum, including (it should go without saying) tons and tons of chocolate! Satisfy your sweet tooth and take some home for your friends. There’s even an opportunity to take a picture with Lucy from I Love Lucy in its famous Chocolate Factory episode. Fine chocolates and coffee, as well as over 30 flavors of ice cream, are available. You know that you won’t get your fill of chocolate in the short...View More
If you’re looking for a magical experience out on the waters of Lake Erie, a stop at the Wharfside is a necessity. The Wharfside has you covered for your on-the-water needs as well and snacks and drinks to enjoy on the outing. This is the place to stop before your fishing charter to grab your bait and tackle as well as any other accessories. And you don’t want your trip ruined by a citation for illegal fishing, so make sure to grab your Ohio fishing license while you’re here. They’ve...View More
Put-in-Bay Trading Co.
Put-in-Bay Trading Co. is a great spot to do some shopping right in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay. You can find a bunch of different clothing here, ranging from practical to novelty wares. Most of it bears the name of Put-in-Bay, so they make for great souvenir gifts as well. You can grab your swim trunks and flip-flops here if you forgot them, and grab a funny shirt to take home to someone at the end of your trip. Board shorts, hats, sunglasses, they’ve got it all, so make sure...View More
Local Color
One of the best things about getting away to an island community in general, and Put-in-Bay in particular, is shopping. You can find all sorts of fascinating little places up on Put-in-Bay. Something truly unique is waiting for you to remember your trip by. Local Color is one of those places. This shop looks small from the outside, but it’s filled to the brim with amazing Put-in-Bay memorabilia. You’ll find the standard stuff like clothes and mugs, drinkware and things like that, but also some amazing art from the island,...View More
Dockside Gifts
Dockside Gifts is a fantastic gift shop right by the docks with a great variety of island memorabilia. You’ll find the perfect keepsake to remind you of your getaway to Put-in-Bay here, and you can grab it on your way home or as soon as you arrive! There are also some conveniences available here like coffee, snacks, an ATM, and restrooms, just in case you forgot to go before your 20-minute ferry ride! You will find Dockside Gifts right by the Miller Lime Kiln Dock. This is one of two...View More
Bay View Gifts
Bay View Gifts is a lovely gift shop located a few steps from downtown Put-in-Bay. Located down the street from Miller Marina on Bayview Avenue. Take a stroll up to Bay View Gifts along Lake Erie and take in the beautiful lake views and the Put-in-Bay docks. Bay View Gifts offers a wide range of apparel and home decor. The purveyors of Bay View carefully select each item, guaranteeing everything in the shop is just right. Pick up a gift for someone special or just for you to remind yourself...View More

Shopping On Put In Bay Island

Gather your reusable shopping bags and put on your walking shoes! Shopping in Put In Bay is a special experience for friends, families, or even someone who needs a little “me time.” If you are not sure where to start, try Bay View Gifts and Apparel. The owners strive to provide shoppers with the perfect gift or home decor item to bring a little nautical vibe to any home. Or venture into the Crystal Cave Gift Shop, which sells some of the island’s best treasures: geodes, crystals, and gems from the beautiful caves and bottles of wine from Ohio’s oldest winery, Heineman’s Winery.

But you can’t stop there! Just as the island offers natural beauty, its shops offer handmade, natural items, too. At Freshwater Remedies, you will find skin cleansers, balms, and toners, along with incense and jewelry. However, there’s more than one way to catch that island vibe! At Great Lakes Tobacconist, the owner personally blends cigars to invoke different parts of the island—a special treat for the special people in your life.

Even fashionistas can find the perfect fit during their shopping excursion in Put In Bay! Misty Bay Boutique boasts a highly curated collection of clothing, and at Jessie’s Jewelry, you will find delicate, elegant jewelry that truly embodies the island. Shopping is one of the most popular things to do in Put-in-Bay and its downtown area apart from all the local bars & restaurants.

From surf shops and gift shops to trinkets, T-shirts, and timeless treats, you will find anything and everything at the shops in Put In Bay! Don’t put off your shopping trip any longer. Make your Put In Bay reservations today!

More Lake Erie Island Clothing Stores:

  • Put in Bay Surf Shop
  • Put-in-Bay T-shirt Shop
  • Lovella Fashion
  • ​Sunstopper
  • Del Sol
  • Mariners Locker

South Bass Island Souvenir Shops:

  • The Carriage House
  • Perry’s Cave Gift Shop and Family Fun Center
  • The Country House
  • The Bucket Shop at the Roundhouse Bar
  • The Butterfly House Gift Shop

More Stores:

  • Wharfside
  • The Candy Bar
  • Frosty’s
  • Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grill
  • Derivera
  • Dj’s Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Cafe
  • Heineman Winery

All listed stores can be found on either Catawba ave or Delaware Ave in downtown Put-in-Bay. You can get to all stores by golf cart. The Island Hardware store is located in Compass Pointe by Bay Lodging.