Autumn on Bainbridge Island

As the leaves turn from brilliant forest green to varying hues of reds, oranges and yellows, it becomes clear that autumn has arrived on Bainbridge Island. From spooky creatures and scavengers hunts to costume contests and community celebrations, fall activities are abundant for those of all ages. Here are a few of Bainbridge Island’s autumn festivities not-to-be-missed:

October 1st through October 30th

Super Squash Scavenger Hunt

An autumnal tradition is back at Bloedel Reserve, as visitors have an opportunity to explore pumpkins and other squash in a range of colors, shapes and textures. Be sure to pick up a special map so you can find all the pumpkins and squash hidden throughout the grounds.


October 4th

First Friday Art Walk

Join Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty at the “Island Living Gallery” for exceptional art and live music as the island’s art scene comes together to showcase a variety of mediums.


October 12th

October Wine Club Party

You won’t want to miss this Halloween party at Eleven Winery. Be sure to wear a costume for a spectacular prize!


October 13th

Sip and Succulent

Create a stunning succulent pumpkin as you sip at Eleven Winery. With several sizes and colors of pumpkins, you’ll be able to create your own fall masterpiece.


October 26th

Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration

Join the Bainbridge Island Art Museum on Saturday, October 26th for a celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Come together to celebrate this annual community event.


October 26th

Spooky Creatures Walk

Fun for all ages, the West Sound Wildlife animal handlers will offer an up-close look at spooky and nocturnal creatures. If you visit after sunset, be sure to bring a flashlight to navigate your way through the paths.