Get one-of-a-kind things at any of our favorite markets in Tampa Bay! Shop around and find fresh produce, baked goods, local art, and so much more.
Going to a local market means getting a higher value than you would at any supermarket. You get to bring home healthy and real foods, and you get to meet the amazing local vendors and artists that bring so much love to the community. Enjoy sunny strolls, live music, free samples, pets of all kinds… It’s the perfect outing for friends and family!
One of the greatest things of our favorite markets in Tampa Bay is that you can bring your furry friends with you! The fun doesn’t have to stop there, after spending some time at the market, explore any of these pet-friendly hot spots.
📸 The Market Marie – Facebook
We absolutely love this market! It’s particularly great if you plan on heading to the beach for the day, you can come by before or after, and then be on your way to the bridge. Parking is just two blocks away, but make sure to arrive a little earlier since there is limited parking.
Find lovely hand-made stuff from different cool vendors, as well as locally-grown produce. Enjoy the warm breeze and vibrant ambiance!
There’s always something new to see each month since the market brings new vendors, making it a great experience each time. Don’t leave your furry pals at home, this market is super friendly! Follow their social channels to see upcoming events.
📸 St. Pete Morning Market – Instagram
This market is beautiful. We love seeing all the colors from the stands pop! It’s such a nice experience, seeing all the people happily shopping, talking, and having a good time with their loved ones. St. Pete Morning Market is HUGE! Find over 130 vendors, meals from 15 countries, the best local live music – you’ll find people practicing yoga on the grass or walking their dogs, while others are trying the different foods and drinking fresh lemonade.
Last time we went, we got flowers, crystals, and plants! The market always has an extensive variety of craft vendors and artisan food. There’s always live entertainment, and it never disappoints. Great place for eco-friendly zero-waste shopping, too. Enjoy Florida’s sun and wander around one of the most beautiful markets in Tampa Bay.
📸 Dunedin Downtown Market – Instagram
Did you know that Dunedin is the friendliest town in Florida? You’ve probably heard this before and it’s certainly true! Enjoy a great blend of craft artisans, fresh fruits, vegetables, yummy gourmet breads, and cheeses.
Freshen up with something to drink while you listen to local live music! Don’t forget your dog – either ignore the crowd or befriend them! Going to the market is a great way to start your weekend, especially in this iconic town.
📸 Hyde Park Village Fresh Market – Instagram
With over 90-125 vendors, this has to be one of the markets in Tampa Bay you visit next – it’s the kind of place you find the perfect gift you’ve been struggling with. Choose from jewelry, bakeries, food trucks, soaps, and so much more!
Lots to do and lots to see in this lovely local market. A fun experience for everyone, all ages! Find fresh produce, handcrafted goods, decorative plants, and much more. While you stroll and explore, enjoy live music by very talented local bands.
📸 Heights Night Market – Instagram
This is such a nice place to watch the sunset. Imagine doing this while you shop for your favorite things! Live music, string lights, vintage goods, artwork… The market at Armature Works is magical.
We dare to say this the perfect spot to bring a date, making it to our favorite markets in Tampa Bay list. It’s so romantic! Especially with the view of the city under the stars with the river reflecting everything.
Enjoy a variety of high-quality items from rotating artisanal artists selling handmade art, goods, wood-work, gifts and so much more. Bring your family, friends, and furry companions!
📸 Corey Avenue Market – Instagram
Unwind from your daily stress at this relaxing market in Tampa Bay. A beautiful location, lots of vendors, delicious food, and unique goodies. Have lots of fun and walk around! Enjoy all the rare things you can purchase. If you think local markets are usually diverse, this one will surprise you! It features so much different stuff. Never disappoints.
It’s unusual to find people that smile a lot lately, but here, every vendor will welcome you with a smile! Plus, we’re guessing you love honey, this is the place to get local honey. If you don’t like honey, what are you doing with your life? And, if you’ve always wanted to fill your home with delicious aromas through essential oils but never got around to it, this is your place!
There’s nothing cooler than finding vintage stuff. Seriously, we’re obsessed with collecting antiques and vintage items to decorate our places, or simply to admire it! If you’re like us, if you’re fascinated by previous eras, you need to come. It’s one of our favorite markets in Tampa Bay!
So much history… Even if you can’t buy anything at the moment, window shopping is a fun way to spend your time! Get curious and wonder where each item you like comes from. If you’re indeed planning on taking things home, make sure you make at least two rounds so you don’t miss anything!
📸 Westchase Locale Market – Instagram
The friendliest dog place, a great place to shop, and snack! Find beautiful plants, special handcrafted jewelry, delicious baked goods, awesome live music, meet over 30 artisan vendors, and check out everything they have to offer!
There’s so much to see, you’ll want to take everything home with you! We fell in love with the variety of crystals that came in different sizes. We also love the artwork, and the food is sooo good.
You know what this spot has that the rest doesn’t? Vito. Vito, the pet pig. Vendors love it when he comes to visit, and we do too! He’s so cute, and he was pet of the month on February, 2021. Bring your pet and see if they make it to pet of the month or on the market’s Instagram!
📸 Midtown Market – Facebook
Shop over 40 local vendors, creative makers, seasonal farmers, local artists, and producers of local agriculture. Shop affordable and beautiful art, yummy and healthy baked goods, beautiful hand-made jewelry, fresh foods, and more! Bring your friends, dogs, family, kids, whomever!
This market in Tampa Bay is meant for everyone! Enjoy great live music on the green Midtown Commons! If you’re more of an evening kind of person, end your day with live music, a delicious dinner, and shop locally from Tampa Bay crafters! Parking is located in the Waterview Garage at Midtown.
📸 Cactus Moon Market – Instagram
One of our favorite markets in Tampa Bay and our top place to shop mystical items. If you’re a witch, or you’re into magic, or the planets, you should definitely come by! We absolutely LOVE this place! Besides hosting a wonderful and unique market, this is also one of the coolest plant shops! Shop for unique paintings, local handcrafted jewelry, clothes, and so much more.
Find your favorite plants and fill your home with them, get a tarot reading, meet knowledgable and kind Crystal, too, who owns the shop, hosts the market, and also offers fun workshops.
Among the many activities you can join, includes female networking brunches, terrarium workshop, morning goddess practices, and more! Besides plants and crystals, you’ll be able to find joy by meeting friendly cats that join the party as you explore. It’s heaven!
We love this market! There’s so much to do here, besides shopping and exploring. They host free hoop classes and yoga classes, live music, friendly dogs, lots of vendors, and it just has an incredible ambiance going.
A must-visit next time you’re in town. You won’t meet anyone that is rude, it’s impressive actually. Everyone is so nice! Spend some quality time strolling around, window shop, talk to the vendors, and find the things you love in one great place. Plus, once you’re done, the day doesn’t have to be over! Explore beautiful and famous Main!
📸 The Market Elaine – Facebook
Enjoy the sunset at this beautiful evening Market! Come to shop small and support over 70 local businesses. Bring your pups, family, friends, and be part of the amazing ambiance this place has!
You’ll find super friendly local vendors, incredible food, beautiful art, yummy baked goods, nicely-scented candles, and lovely jewelry, to name a few. If you’re looking for your soul furry partner, but you haven’t found the perfect match, you might be in luck! Sometimes there are options to adopt pets at this market! Follow them on Facebook for updates.
📸 Winthrop Pop Up Market – Instagram
Find unique and beautiful items from local vendors and small businesses at this market in Riverview! Enjoy the breeze and the gentle sun rays, have a refreshing lemonade or freshly-squeezed orange juice, and select your favorite items to bring home with you.
Even your doggo will have a great time! Lots of space to walk, new things to smell, nice people who will want to say hi, and treats! Over 60 local vendors and businesses, live music, and great food. Sounds like an amazing time to us!
📸 North Tampa Market – Instagram
Going to the market is always a great and fun plan for all ages. Support local vendors, and come to one of our favorite markets in Tampa Bay.
Enjoy the variety of plants, baked goods, local live music, artisan products, farmed meats and eggs, lunch bites, local art, fresh produce, handcrafts, and more! Like all Tampa Bay markets, this is a dog-friendly event.
Take advantage of the free parking and bike valet! This is such a great spot to bring your pets, the area is all nature, so lots to sniff and explore. Enjoy the shade from the trees and the amazing Tampa Bay weather while you shop one of a kind items for your home!
📸 Armature Works – Instagram
The perfect blend between a market and art! Shop from local vendors, wood-workers, artisanal artists, and jewelry makers, as you stroll vibrant Armature Works.
Enjoy incredible food and drinks, meet some great people, and take home the best of the best! Plus, get to know local and regional artists and their art that is showcased in the Courtyard and Western Walkway. After some shopping and viewing, relax by the chairs and watch the river, the city, and feel the amazing ambiance Armature always has!
📸 Fresh Market at Wiregrass – Instagram
The Shops at Wiregrass is simply a great space to spend the day and a must-visit market in Tampa Bay. It’s such a beautiful place to chill out, stroll, and enjoy the day. The market here features over 80 vendors. Find dips, seasonings, herbs, organic food and supplies, locally-grown plants, jams, oils, and much more!
Bring your dogs because there’s always something to give them. Picture your dog having the time of his/her life and eating a cake! A good image, right? Plus, if you need another reason to come, it’s like they say… Buying plants equals happiness!
You can find the best things at a local market! Then, why not check out these markets in Tampa Bay? All you need is to bring yourself, but we suggest bringing your favorite humans and pets to make unforgettable memories!
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