The Bainbridge Island Grand Old 4th Celebration is located in Downtown Winslow, a five-minute walk from the Winslow/Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. It’s a beautiful 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle to Bainbridge Island. Walk on or bike on.
Parking & Shuttle Buses
Many people choose to find spots to park along streets in Winslow – we recommend staying west of Madison Ave, as there are fewer street closures in that area.
Remote parking is available at:
- Kitsap Bank on High School Rd.
- Ace Hardware on High School Rd.
- First Baptist Church at Madison Ave & Highway 305
Parking is free all day, but there is a charge for the shuttle service of $2.00 per person each way.
Shuttle Service & Schedule
Shuttle service provided by Taxi & Tours will run 8:30 AM to 6 PM. Cost is $2.00 per person each way.
The downtown bus stop is in front of the police station at the corner of Winslow Way East & Highway 305.
Disabled parking with permit is available in the parking lots of Virginia Mason Medical Center off Ericksen Ave, on the north side of Bjune at the intersection with Madison, and in the parking lot of the Eagle Harbor Congregational Church at the Corner of Winslow Way and Madison.
Street Closures on July 3rd & 4th
12 pm to 11 pm July 3 – Winslow Way East between Madison and T&C driveway closed for street dance
3 pm July 3 to 6 pm July 4 – Lower Bjune east of the T&C lower driveway and Brien are closed for the street fair
6 am to 6 pm on July 4 – Town & Country Market will be open– WALK-IN ONLY. No vehicle access, no vehicle parking at all.
6 am to 6 pm July 4 – Winslow Way East between Madison and Ericksen – closed for event pedestrian zone and parade
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Winslow Way East between Madison and Hwy 305 closed except for parade vehicles
Midnight July 3 to 6 pm July 4 – Bjune and Brien from Winslow Way to Shannon are closed for the street fair
6 am to 6 pm July 4 – Bjune West at Madison closed for street fair except for local residents, car show entries, and park boat ramp traffic. Parking for boat trailers is limited to 4 spaces in the park with overflow parking on Shepard Wy NW (see boat trailer map)
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Madison Ave between High School Rd and Winslow Way closed for parade
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Wyatt Way between Madison and Grow closed for parade
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Wyatt Way between Madison and Ericksen closed for parade
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Hildebrand south at Wallace Way closed except for parade vehicles
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Ericksen Ave closed for parade staging and dispersal
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Wallace Way closed for parade staging and dispersal
11 am to 3 pm July 4 – Knechtel Way closed for parade staging and dispersal
BYS Fun Run Street Closures
7 am to 11 am on July 4 – Portions of the following streets will be closed:
Winslow Way, Ericksen Ave., Knechtel Way, Madison Ave., Parfitt Way, Grow Ave., Wyatt Way, Finch Rd., Sportsman Club Rd., High School Rd., Weaver Rd. and Lovell Ave. Route map at