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Support 350+ local makers at Shopapalooza Festival

Here’s what you need to know about St. Pete’s free holiday shopping event.

Shopapalooza Festival

Over 350 local makers join Shopapalooza Festival every year.

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Get ready to shop ‘til you drop at one of St. Petersburg’s largest vendor festivals. Running for the last 13 years, Shopapalooza Festival is hosted at Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Pete.

🎪 Event information

This free event celebrates all things local, from food vendors to artisanal makers. Over 350 small businesses pitch tents to showcase their best work and products for Tampa Bay area residents to shop in time for the holidays.

This year’s event hosted by LocalShops1 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to featuring local vendors, Shopapalooza is co-sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg.

🛍️ Fun activities

Beyond serving as a one-stop shopping experience, the family-friendly festival will feature live entertainment, a kids zone with Santa photo ops and games, and raffle prizes for folks who register for free online — like a $500 shopping spree and gifts from local businesses.

🥤 Vendors

Whether you’re looking for handcrafted accessories or products for your pets, check out the festival’s list of 350+ vendors stationed at Vinoy Park on both days.

Here are just a few foodie vendors we’re excited to see.

  • Miss Vi’s Cook-Up | South zone | Caribbean cuisine like jerk chicken tacos, plus vegan options
  • Charm City Eats | Center zone | Maryland-style crab cakes and specialties
  • Churned Ice Cream | North zone (near stage) | Homemade, small-batch ice cream
  • Hot off the Press | North zone (farthest north) | Savory pressed sandwiches and paninis
  • Beer Garden | The beer garden will feature brews from Pinellas Ale Works, 3 Daughters Brewing, Gulfport Brewery, and Mastry’s Brewing Co.
  • Mocktails | Grab mocktails from The Rustic Avenue at South, Center, and North Zones.

Where there’s good food, you know there’s good music. View the lineup of artists scheduled to play live.