Our Insider’s Guide to AMI

Emergencies

Emergencies

In the event of an emergency please contact 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY. Police (Non-Emergency) Anna Maria 941-708-8899 cityofannamaria.com Holmes Beach 5801 Marina Drive Holmes Beach 941-708-5807 holmesbeachfl.org Bradenton Beach 941-778-6311 cityofbradentonbeach.com ​West...

Churches

Churches

Here is a brief guide to the churches on Anna Maria and hours of worship, for more detailed information of services and directions please follow the links to their own sites. Church of the AnnunciationSituated in Holmes Beach, the Church of the Annunciation has come a...

Spring Training

Spring Training

Not only do we have some of the USA's best beaches... we have got some killer baseball teams that come to join us in the sunshine for a few weeks every year! Stay wit us on the beach and day-trip to catch a game in one of the many nearby teams in the Grapefruit...

Rainy Day Fun

Rainy Day Fun

Please take cover during storms as lightning is a REAL threat in Florida. Sunshine, storms, clouds, and rain are all part of what makes Florida… Florida. I know it is a disappointment when you travel to the beach and your day gets rained out or the beach conditions...

Fishing the Island

Fishing the Island

While many come to Anna Maria Island for the sun and beaches with seven miles of shoreline, jetties, fishing piers, bridges and canals, anglers are bound to catch Redfish, Snapper, Mackerel, Black Drum, Snook, Trout and Amberjack.  Pier fish at one of three island...

The Fun Stuff

The Fun Stuff

There is a lot to do on and around the island… shopping, catching a show at Island Players Theater, perusing the Pine Avenue shops in ‘downtown’ Anna Maria, being adventurous with some local watersports, trying out your hand at some shore or pier fishing, private boat...

The Boozy Stuff

The Boozy Stuff

Anna Maria The Waterfront Restaurant. With award winning mixologists and a happy hour from 4:30 -6:30 pm bar side only you don't want to miss this place. Across from the Anna Maria City Pier, at 111 South Bay Blvd. Anna Maria Fl.34216. The Sandbar Restaurant is a...

The Yummy Stuff

The Yummy Stuff

Anna Maria The Donut Experiment– make your own donuts ★¢ Anna Maria General Store– to go deli, grocery, dessert, and beer/wine ★¢ Anna Maria Olive Oil Outpost– pasta, cheese, wine, and olive oil ★ Hometown Desserts– amazing cheesecake and key lime cake! Poppo’s...

Island Events

Island Events

The Bradenton Area River Regatta February The Bradenton Area will host the third annual Formula 2 (F-2) powerboat regatta along the Manatee River. Held on both sides of the River on Bradenton’s Riverwalk and downtown Palmetto, the F-2 tunnel boats explode from...

Getting Around

Getting Around

Getting Here The three closest public airports are.... Tampa International Airport (TPA) St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE) Sarasota/Bradenton Airport (SRQ) Tampa International is the largest hub with most major airlines, is only about an hour's...

Rentals… Baby, Beach, Bike, Boats & Golf Carts!

Rentals… Baby, Beach, Bike, Boats & Golf Carts!

Bike Trail/Map SunTrail Map & Guide Bike Safety Flyer Beach, Bike, & Go Cart Rentals Golf Cart Safety Flyer Beach Bums 427 Pine Avenue  Anna Maria 941-778-3316 beachbumsami.com Just 4 Fun  5358 Gulf Drive  Holmes Beach 941-896-7884 rentjust4fun.com ​ Fun and...

Piers of Anna Maria Island

Piers of Anna Maria Island

Rod and Reel Pier 875 N. Shore Dr., Anna Maria Island, FL Hidden away on the North end of the Island, you will find what’s left of “old Florida” on the Rod and Reel Pier which stretches 350 feet out into the blue waters of Tampa Bay. This pier has one of the best...

Beaches & Weather

Beaches & Weather

Anna Maria has 7 miles of beautiful soft white sand beaches. That’s probably why you are here to enjoy it! Let’s do our best to keep these beaches beautiful. Please adhere to the following general public beach rules. · No consumption or possession of alcoholic...

Cities of Anna Maria Island

Cities of Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island’s seven miles consist of three distinct municipalities, the Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, City of Anna Maria.  Although when traveling along the island one might not recognize one community from the other, they each have distinguishing...

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