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 craftsman.

Perry’s Cave Gift Shop

Perry’s Cave Gift Shop

If you come to Put-in-Bay with family, there’s a great chance that your most treasured memories of the trip will have taken place at Perry’s Cave. Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center is the marquee all-ages attraction at Put-in-Bay. Commemorate your visit to Perry’s Cave with a couple of souvenirs from Perry’s Cave Gift Shop. You’ll find games, toys, beautiful geodes and more. They have excellent mementos. Perry’s Cave Gift Shop and the Shop at the Top To enjoy Perry’s Cave to its fullest, you’ll end up in the gift shop anyway. It’s affectionately known as the “Shop at the Top”...

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Put-in-Bay Shirt Shack

Put-in-Bay Shirt Shack

The Put-in-Bay Shirt Shack is known far and wide for their amazing selection of Put-in-Bay gear, amazing sales, and their silly hats. What are silly hats you ask? You’ll have to come down to the Shirt Shack to get the full experience. But just to give you a taste, giant hats in the shape of a pizza, captain’s hats, and hats that make you look like an alligator, the hat styles are endless! Located on the Delaware Avenue strip, the Shirt Shack is smack dab in the middle of the action. The store has been in business since 1972, outfitting...

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Sun Stoppers

Sun Stoppers

Sun Stoppers is a highly specialized store on Delaware Ave in downtown Put-in-Bay. This sunglasses stand is right next to the Boathouse Bar and Grill, surrounded by all the sites and sounds of downtown. The Sun Stoppers Story The proprietor of Sun Stoppers is Laura Utterberg, also known as “the Sunglass Lady.” She has been selling sunglasses since 1986. Traveling throughout the country, selling sunglasses at trade shows, she quickly learned the importance of sunglasses for those with an outdoor lifestyle. Laura landed on Put-in-Bay and immediately decided to set up camp. The friendly and inviting locals helped her get...

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The Shops At Compass Pointe
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The Shops At Compass Pointe

A charming complex of stores, The Shops at Compass Pointe features a lovely selection of fine gifts, apparel, even knife sharpening! A short walk from downtown Put-in-Bay, Compass Pointe offers a pleasant shopping experience in a beautiful setting. The Shops at Compass Pointe Dock 421 The Little Store Happy Holidays Island Hardware Home Port Dock 421 is a favorite of visitors and local alike with a great selection of casual wear for both men and women. Home Port offers nautically inspired gifts and decor while the Little Store provides a very big jewelry selection. Stock up on plenty of Ohio...

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Country House

Country House

Housed in a stunning Victorian, the Country House is a unique and charming gift shop.  An old fashioned feel combines with thoroughly contemporary gifts for an unforgettable shopping experience. The shelves are stocked full with wonderful souvenirs to remind you of your vacation on Put-in-Bay. The Country House’s Offerings Centrally located on Delaware Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay, the Country House is easy to visit anytime during your stay. Swing by before heading to the Jet Express terminal to fill your suitcase with coffee mugs, pot holders, keychains, and picture frames. They carry colorful t-shirts and sweatshirts, all labeled with the...

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The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar

The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar

The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar, a charming candy store on Delaware Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay sells everything from old-timey favorites to contemporary confections. Come explore the shelves after playing in DeRivera, right across the street! The Candy Bar Highlights Penny candy, chewy gooey timeless favorites line the shelves along with taffy, chocolates, and other novelty candy. They love dipping anything they can get their hands on in chocolate like chocolate chip cookies, oreos, and even bacon! The ice cream shop sells all kinds of frozen treats from cones to shakes and sundaes. Tradition favorites like chocolate and strawberry are on hand...

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Jessie’s Jewelry

Jessie’s Jewelry

Known far and wide for its exciting community of artists and artisans, Put-in-Bay trades in many one-of-a-kind treasures. Many handcrafted wares can be purchased on the island. Jessie’s Jewelry is a very special business, manned by the namesake Jessie Greene with help from her parents. Truly a family affair! Jessie herself gathers all the stones and sea glass found in her jewelry. Her father cuts and carves each stone perfectly and her mother creates some of the settings. Jessie designs each piece and crafts them. Every one of full of love and care. Jessie’s Jewelry Sample Pieces Monument Pendants Pendants...

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Carriage House Put-in-Bay Shopping
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Carriage House Put-in-Bay Shopping

The Carriage House is the premiere souvenir shop on Put-in-Bay. Perhaps the biggest and certainly one of the most impressive. Over 600 items carrying the Put-in-Bay name are housed in a beautiful green Victorian on Delaware Avenue. The Carriage House Highlights Right in the midst of downtown, The Carriage House is the perfect spot to pick up gifts for your loved ones. And also maybe something special for yourself! They have everything! From shot glasses to trinkets, hats to sweatshirts, the selection is endless. They have a section dedicated to collectables for something extra unique as well as toys, clothing,...

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Park Drive-Thru

Park Drive-Thru

If you are from one of the twenty American states that don’t have these, you may be shocked when you’re downtown and see Park Drive-Thru. Park Drive-Thru is a convenience store with beer to buy that you can simply drive through, point out what you’d like, and pay for it at the end without ever getting out of your car or golf cart! Of course if you arrive on foot that’s no problem either, you can still come through and get whatever you need. This is the perfect place to refill the beer and soda coolers, and grab some chips...

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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.

Unique 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.

Fashion Apparel to Trinkets

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.

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!