Restaurants, boutiques, a farmers’ market, cultural history museum, performing arts center, planetarium, historic Main Street, Riverwalk park, an aquarium, Major League Baseball, and a lively Village of the Arts — there's something for everyone.
ArtCenter hosts monthly exhibitions featuring artwork of local, state and national artists. The Artists’ Market has unique and original gifts. Art class subjects range from drawing and painting, pastels, painting on silk, pottery, jewelry design, digital photography, and more.Read More
Take a walk at sunset. Watch fishermen pull in their catch from the dock. Bring your skateboard to the skate park. Launch your kayak. Listen to live music at the Mosaic Amphitheater. Take in the public art, and learn the history of Bradenton. All in one place along the Manatee River.Read More
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Bishop interprets the region from the Pleistocene to the present. Highlights include fossil evidence of Florida’s earliest animal inhabitants, the Montague Tallant collection of prehistoric and early post-contact archaeological artifacts, and the Environmental Hall focusing on Florida’s ecology and biodiversity in the Pine Uplands and Riverine Galleries.Read More
BREWERY; BEER; LIVE MUSIC; RESTAURANT — $$
3 Keys is a family-friendly eatery and small batch brewery featuring a weekly evolving selection of small batch, handcrafted beers. Our menu consists of innovative and wholesome appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers.
BISTRO; COFFEE & TEA— $$
Your food and beverage destination for refreshing breakfast choices in the morning and a variety of dinner and cocktail options in the evening. The Bistro also offers specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee to help you get a jump on the day.
We channel nothing but goodness into our products. Experts always say, the more colorful your plate is the better! That’s how you know you’re putting goodness into your body. So, not only do we love every color on the spectrum, we love including as many colors into our recipes and ingredients as possible!Read More
Theresa’s Family RestaurantBREAKFAST & BRUNCH; NEW AMERICAN — $$Restaurant owner Jodi Boucher has been running Theresa’s Restaurant for the last 10 years in downtown Bradenton. She has been ensuring locals and tourists are getting high-quality food for an affordable price.608 14th Street West(941) 747-7066WebsiteRead More
Turner Donut ShopDONUTS; BREAKFAST & BRUNCH; COFFEE — $In business at the same location since the 1960s, Turner Donut is the place locals go to get their donuts and breakfast food. Donuts, fritters and breakfast sandwiches, all tasty and delicious!902 9th Avenue West(941) 746-7909FacebookRead More
LIGHTING; FURNITURE; DECOR — $$$$
LyteWorks’ professional lighting consultants are available to answer all of your lighting and furniture questions. Want to go the extra mile? LyteWorks is one of the only showrooms on the West coast of Florida offering exclusive high-end lighting design.
DRUG STORE; PRESCRIPTIONS — $-$$
Serving the Manatee County Community since 1881. Our 2 pharmacists have 75 years of experience and our friendly staff will treat you like family. Here at Pelot’s Pharmacy, we are dedicated to providing our customers with services that are customized to meet their needs. Whether it’s prescription medications or over the counter products, we are here to answer any and all of your questions.
PET ACCESSORIES; DOG FOOD — $-$$
Ruff Life has created a great line of apparel using their original designs and personally-embroidered products, and just recently created an aloe vera cream for dogs called “ruff spots”. All proceeds from our sales are donated to Ruff Life Charities, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, helping rescue dogs, shelters, and rescue organizations battling skin conditions, burns, bites, and allergies with “ruff spots”.
LOCAL JEWELRY; STUDIO — $-$$$
Set in an industrial/retail building on the corner of Old Main St. and 3rd Ave. W., the colorful, eclectic space is divided into a gallery showcasing Laura’s creations and that of her students, and the workshop, where multiple wood benches, chairs and tools await.
HOTEL — $$$
The Courtyard Bradenton Riverfront is located on the Manatee River at the Riverwalk. Relax and enjoy the views of the lavishly landscaped courtyard, featuring fountains and a large swimming pool overlooking the river. The Courtyard offers upscale guest rooms, a swimming pool, fitness center, wi-fi, on-site cafe, and more.
HOTEL — $$$
The Hampton Inn & Suites Bradenton Downtown Historic District is located steps away from the South Florida Museum in the heart of downtown, just a short walk to the Riverwalk. This newly restored, seven-story Mediterranean Revival-style hotel boasts charming 1920s decor, modern rooms and suites, complimentary breakfast, wi-fi, parking and a saltwater pool. Maximize your weekend by staying one block away from Old Main Street, restaurants, nightlife, shops and the Pier.
HOTEL — $$$
Discover an all-suite hotel offering stylish space and inspiring design. Connect, work or relax with free Wi-Fi and refreshing spaces that are open and bright. Meet and mingle in inviting lobbies and jump-start your day with a complimentary hot and healthy breakfast.
BED & BREAKFAST — $$
The Londoner Bed & Breakfast has six beautifully-decorated bedrooms named after different areas of London, featuring pillow-top mattresses and quality linens. This 1926 house is in the heart of Historic downtown Bradenton has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. Flat screen TVs, free wi-fi, gourmet breakfasts and delightful afternoon teas await you.
MARINA; DOCKS — $$
Nestled safely along the beautiful Manatee River, the marina is within walking distance of historic downtown and Old Main Street. The historic Bradenton Pier, centrally located within the marina, is host to the famed Pier 22 restaurant, patio, and ballroom, where you can enjoy fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere.
Alcover Massage is Downtown Bradenton’s largest massage practice. We are open 7 days a week with hours that suit your schedule. Massage therapy modalities include deep tissue, Reflexology, Cupping, Thai massage, and aromatherapy. Make an appointment today for your best option in affordable, professional massage therapy. Located next to Old Maine Street in Downtown Bradenton near Riverwalk.Read More
With 20 years experience in muscular pain relief, we use Organic Industries Full Spectrum Cannabidiol Salve, with the added benefits of wildcrafted herbs such as Willow Bark, Arnica, Cat’s Claw, and Calendula, this herbal salve becomes a powerhouse pain reliever for sore and inflamed muscles and joints. When partnered with the CBD Oil, which has shown to be quite effective when reducing stress, aiding sleep and overall health, these products will make your body feel it’s best.Read More
Modalities include: Acupuncture, Facial Rejuvenation with Microcurrent, Massage, Reiki, Himalayan Salt Stones, Microcurrent and Colored Light Therapy. Guided Meditation Sessions. Patricia has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1997 and Doctor of Oriental Medicine since 2009.Read More
FULL SERVICE SALON— $-$$$
Shear Faith Hair & Spa is a full-service salon in Jennings Arcade. Offering bridal and wedding packages as well as children’s parties. Owner, Kimberly Domenech, is a color specialist and hair designer who uses Redkin and Matrix products when caring for her customers.