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
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”...More Information
Heineman Winery Shopping
There’s nothing more emblematic of the Put-in-Bay island experience than Heineman Wine. The entire winemaking process, from seed to bottle, all occurs at Put-in-Bay. This wine is Put-in-Bay in a bottle, and you can take it home for friends and family from the Heineman Winery Gift Shop. Located on Catawba Ave. on the site of the Winery itself, this one of the most popular spots on the island to get gifts. Their entire catalog of wines and grape juices are available for purchase. If you come during the bottling season, you can even assist in the process. Talk about a...More Information
Chocolate Cafe and Museum Gift Shop
It doesn’t get more popular than chocolate for a sweet treat. Chocolate has been coveted since it was discovered over 2000 years ago in Central America. You can learn all about this worldwide favorite, and enjoy plenty of chocolate as well at the Chocolate Cafe and Museum. The Chocolate Cafe and Museum Gift Shop is the place to get even more chocolate to take home, or enjoy a fresh breakfast and some ice cream. The selection at the Chocolate Cafe and Museum Gift Shop Solid Chocolate Sugar-free options Truffles Fudge Meltaways Creams Chocolate Covered Fruits and more Gift Bags and...More Information
The Wharfside is the place for all you need for a day out on the lake. They have bait, tackle, and fishing accessories, as well as the snacks and beverages you’ll need to fill your cooler up with while you’re out on the water. Forgot your cooler? No worries, they’ve got that too! If you plan to fish, you’ll need an Ohio Fishing License. Guess where you can get one of those? That’s right, the Wharfside. Cigarettes, party supplies and more, it’s all here. The Wharfside and Topsy Turvey The Wharfside is in downtown near where the Put in Bay...More Information
Put-in-Bay Trading Co.
Right in the middle of historic downtown Put-in-Bay, you will find the Put-in-Bay Trading Co. This is the spot to grab all the clothes you’ll need on the island. There’s practical gear that you can grab if you forgot anything from home, and they also have the souvenirs and novelty things that you’d expect from an island store. A lot of the gear proudly bears the Put-in-Bay name. Forget your swim trunks or flip flops? Put-in-Bay Trading has you covered! Then grab a funny t-shirt to take home for a friend or family member. Shades, hats, everything else, it’s all...More Information

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. While at Jessie’s Jewelry you will find delicate, elegant jewelry that truly embodies the island. This local artisan is known for her beautiful monument pendants and charms. Visitors can stop by Lovella Fashion Apparel on Delaware Avenue to pick up a new swimsuit or designer pair of glasses to sport on 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 downtown Put In Bay! Don’t put off your shopping trip any longer. Make your Put-in-Bay reservations today!

What are the best shops for souvenirs on Put-in-Bay?

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

South Bass Island Clothing stores:

  • Lovella Fashion
  • Put in Bay T-shirt Shop
  • Put-in-Bay surf shop
  • Mariners Locker
  • Sunstopper
  • Del Sol


  • Mr. Ed’s Bar
  • Frosty’s
  • The Candy Bar
  • Dj’s Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Cafe


  • The Butterfly House
  • Wharfside
  • South Bass Island Lighthouse

All of these Great Lake Erie stores can be found on Delaware Ave or Catawba Ave and are accessible by foot or by golf cart. Some shops are also accessible by riding the Tour Train. While riding the Tour Train, you can learn about the history of the Lake Erie Islands and The War of 1812.

How many shops are there in Put-in-Bay?

There are over 25 shops on South Bass Island! This means there is something that everyone in your party will love. So don’t worry if you forget a swimsuit or want to take something home to commemorate your trip!

How do you get to the shopping in Put-in-Bay?

One of tourists’ favorite ways to get around from shop to shop is to rent a Put-in-Bay golf cart. Golf carts give visitors the freedom to explore the island at their own pace. If you prefer, our shops and island is accessible on foot as well. Golf cart rentals are apart of the Put-in-Bay experience! We want you to see it all including the famous Boardwalk, Derivera Park, and Fort Amaze’n.

The ability to cruise around and take in the sights is a perfect way to get around during your getaway. You can reach our water sport rentals including kayaks and jet skis or drive by the infamous Perry’s Victory International Peace Memorial. Visitors can rent a golf cart right as they disembark the Jet Express or Miller Ferry. This is also a great way to get to and from our Put-in-Bay resorts. The best way to do some sightseeing is on a golf cart! Contact one of our island favorites and editors’ choices to find out more!

What can visitors do after they shop?

Once you are done with your shopping spree, you can head over to countless attractions. Visitors can check out the Antique Car Museum, Downtown Put-in-Bay, play a round of golf at the island’s golf course, or just enjoy beautiful Lake Erie. There is a Put-in-Bay attraction that will pique everyone’s interest.

History buffs will love learning about the War of 1812 and Gibraltar Island. Don’t forget to stop by Lake Erie Islands Historical Society to ask questions and learn even more about Put-in-Bay’s history. Your golf cart will give you the freedom to zoom around the island and check out sights such as our National Park. Whether you are coming from Cleveland, Toledo, Sandusky, or anywhere in the United States, Put-in-Bay Island is ready for you! Come experience the Key West of the Midwest.