Shopapalooza - The LARGEST Small Business Celebration!

Shopapalooza featuring hundreds of small businesses is taking place November 27th & 28th, 2021

Tampa Bay’s most active local business advocate (LocalShops1) is holding their annual local shop celebration - SHOPAPALOOZA! On November 27 & November 28, 2021 Shopapalooza will be taking place at Vinoy Park in Downtown St Petersburg. The festival will consist of more than 250 local shops, artists, musicians, food vendors and service providers. This is a family-friendly and pet-friendly event! So come out and enjoy a beautiful fall day while supporting local business owners! Check out more information on Shopapalooza below. ↓

With the hundreds of vendors, shops and activities here is a breakdown of the venue and the map of the event’s setup.

  • South Zone: Crafts, Games and Playtime by Great Ex Children's Museum, Honey Bunch Face Painting, Santa and Mrs. Claus Station, Street Performers, Teddy Bear Mobile Pinellas, Local Rescues (Alligator Attraction, Florida Skunk Rescue, Limbo Chihuahuas, Sea Turtle Trackers and Skyway Dachshund Rescue)
  • Central Zone: Christmas Village, La Budde & Sons Chillounge, Lady Galaxy Art Show, Live Screen Printing, Mobile Axe Throwing by Grover's Axe, Street Performers, Victorian Tiny House featuring That Steel Drum Girl and LocalShops1 Info Booth @ Mermaid Airstream. 
  • North Zone:  Main Music Stage, On Deck with Your Friend with a Boat, Pop-Up Bookstore by Book Rescuers and Street Performers. 

There will be plenty of food and drink options available so come hungry! 

When registering online to attend the festival, you are entered into a raffle to win $500 along with other prizes from local vendors! Register here  - Then check in at the LocalShops1 Booth at the event to find out if you're the lucky winner. Winners will be required to show proof of identity with valid driver's license or state ID. 

Admission is FREE! There is also a FREE trolley ride from Sundial Garage to Vinoy Park. 

Parking Information: On Saturday (November 27) the city will be setting up for the holiday parade, so vehicular traffic will not be allowed after 4 pm until the parade ends and barricades are cleared. Entrance/exit after 4 pm is only through the parking lot at the north side of the park.

Vinoy Park's address is: 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg FL 33701 and the event will be taking place from 10am to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. See you there!  




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