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Weekends just aren’t the same without our favorite Tampa Bay farmers and maker markets! We are excited to share with you that despite being canceled due to coronavirus many local markets have gone online.

Support local and shop from home with these local virtual markets!

Unation Blog Photos 13 Local Tampa Bay Markets Go Virtual 2022

The LocalShops1 Shop!, located in Gulfport, Florida, features a curated selection of local arts, local crafts, and local gourmet food products from more than three dozen LocalShops1 members.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, LocalShops1 has launched a new online marketplace where you’ll find a little of everything, from handcrafted coffee mugs and one-of-a-kind jewelry to gourmet dressings, pickles, and wine jellies.

Shopping local has never been easier!

The Shop Local for Good family has launched the Shop Local Build a Box opportunity to help support hard-working small business families in Tampa Bay. Each box is completely customizable with products including baked goods, plant-based wellness items, handcrafted bath and body items, art, and more.

The boxes are safely hand-delivered on Sundays. These boxes make great gifts for friends and family.

🗓 MAY 16 & 17th | 11AM

Indie Flea is hosting a virtual Maker’s Showcase on their Instagram story on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th at 11AM. Indie Flea and Hello Darlin’ will host a collection of small, independent makers as they check in and show their workspace, inspiration, and recent project with links to shop their goods. Tune in to show your support and see what your favorite local makers have been up to during quarantine. Find out more on UNATION.

Vintage Roost In-Person Market

🗓 MAY 22nd – 24th | 9AM – 5PM

Vendors are busy transforming the Vintage Roost with 100’s of new treasures! The upcoming 3-Day Vintage Market is sure to offer a fantastic treasure hunt with 17 vendors each offering their own unique distinctive vintage flair.

Vintage Roost is  continuing to strive to offer a safe and wonderful vintage shopping experience for our customers & vendors in accordance with State of Florida COVID-19 guidelines of a 25% capacity & continuing to maintain social distancing.

For more information, visit UNATION.

Tampa Bay Markets hosts many of our favorite markets around town! They’ve created an online directory for you to shop your favorite vendors while at home.

Their online directory includes local agriculture, baked goods, pet products, hand crafted items, and more!

🗓 Sundays starting May 17th | 10AM – 1PM

The Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Peach is opening a drive-thru market! The drive-thru market will open on Sunday, May 17th from 10am- 1pm on Blind Pass between 73rd Ave and Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach and will continue each Sunday.

This drive-thru market will provide community essentials in a safe manner. Popular products such as Aurora’s Fresh Produce, farm eggs, baked goods, fresh seafood and packaged goods such as pickles, jams and sauces will be available.

Customers must purchase in advance using the online store provided by Tampa Bay Made. No on site sales will be allowed.

The Ybor City Saturday Market is bringing the market to you! Shop unique items from dozens of local vendors with their online marketplace.

They are offering one of a kind handcrafted items, delicious pre-packaged and baked goods, and more.

If you don’t see your favorite virtual marketplace here, please reach out to us on @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Facebook or Instagram–we would love to share what they are doing!

For more ways shop local, check out  How to Support Businesses in Tampa Bay.

Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

Madison is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
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