Local Color Put-in-Bay
Stocked full of Key West and the Caribbean themed merchandise, this bright pink building draws you into a delightful shopping experience. This gift shop located on the grounds of The Keys Restaurant complex will quickly become one of your favorite stops! Along with the mix of Caribbean influenced gift, as the Local Color name suggests you will find numerous article that represents Put-in-Bay Island life as well as the Lake Erie Islands.
Local Color Details
Local Color features many island made gifts from local Put-in-Bay Artists. Everything from jewelry and prints to beach glass designs and home goods are available. Stop into Local Color and find something for everyone whether you are looking for something for the kiddos or a piece of art for your home or boat. Did you forget your pair of sunglasses at home? No worries, stop into Local Color to find your new favorite pair of fashionable sunglasses before you hit the island’s famous Put-in-Bay Pool Bars like the Blue Marlin!
Home to a variety of special events throughout the summer, Local Color will have something for everyone. Ladies Night is one the events you don’t want to miss! Come enjoy a cocktail while you mingle with local artists about their creations! Need a break? Be sure to enjoy a Starbucks Coffee while sitting on their beautiful deck overlooking Lake Erie.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone special, grab one of their eye-catching bright pink shirts or a ukulele! Located next door to Local Color is Jessie’s Jewelry. Jessie Green creates beautiful one of kind pieces by stones and materials she collects herself! Handcrafted and one of a kind items are sure to make any recipient feel extra special!
The Keys Restaurants at Put-in-Bay
The Keys has become one of Put-in-Bay’s favorite dining (and drinking) spots! The Keys features Caribbean inspired food and drinks. If that isn’t enough, you can enjoy live music while relaxing on the beautiful patio. The colorful buildings that make up the Keys are one of the first places visitors will see after stepping of the Jet Express dock. Who wouldn’t want to start off their Put-in-Bay visit with the Caribbean inspired drinks and Key West flare!
Known for their famous Conch Fritters and Perch served with their signature Key Lime Tartar sauce, the Keys has something for everyone. Of course, what is a Key West inspired atmosphere without Key Lime Pie! Make sure you save room after your meal for a slice of the Key’s famous Key Lime Pie! Other amazing menu items include their Island Tacos, Mahi Reuben, and smashed Avocado Toast.
With plenty of frozen cocktails to choose from how do you settle for just one? You aren’t going to want to leave without trying a famous Miami Vice! If frozen drinks aren’t your cup of tea, be sure to try other Key’s favorites like a Dark and Stormy or a Pusser’s Pain Killer!
If the Keys isn’t already one of your favorite Put-in-Bay destinations, it will be soon!
In the Local Color Neighborhood
After visiting Local Color, you are just a short stroll from some other great Put-in-bay Shopping venues including The Lobster Trap just down the street at the Boardwalk complex. Located nearby is the Put-in-Bay T-Shirt Company where you can pick up a few wacky T-Shirts or a sweatshirt if needed. The Park Drive Thru is across the street and a great place to grab a soda or snack and right around the corner is Del Sol where everything changes color when under the sun!