We are the lovers of local. Seekers of treasures. Collectors of unique.
We are the Market Mafia.
Students are cheering for the Greens & Gold Market at USF! Located at the Marshall Student Center, this Tampa Bay Markets run event is one you won't want to miss. It's hosted by the well-known Tampa Bay Markets! Find vendors in the lawn between classes every week! This relaxing atmosphere encourages visitors to "connect, unwind, and enjoy access to a diverse array of healthy, local and sustainable products." You're encouraged to bring a reusable shopping bag, which is a movement…Find out more »
Night Market St. Pete is hosted by and held at the St. Pete Side Lot. This evening market hosts over 60 vendors and is located next door to 3 Daughters Brewing in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District. The event is family friendly, including a Kids Fun Zone! Enjoy a weeknight market underneath stars and string lights with plenty of food truck options, 3 Daughters brew, music and local art. Find them on Facebook!Find out more »
Markets and breweries are two of our favorite things, and now Tampa Bay Event Co. is combining these two loves together with their series of Omni Pop-Up Markets. Held at different craft breweries throughout the Tampa Bay area, visitors can expect anywhere from 25-35 local vendors, a food truck and live music at each market. The locale changes every time, so they are always fresh, fun and unique! Find them on Facebook! Follow them on Instagram!Find out more »
The Sarasota Farmers Market is run by a not for profit organization. This weekly market was first established in 1979! The year-round market is driven by a charitable mission of "educating consumers and sharing knowledge about the products and services of local farmers, local businesses and local artisans." Music can be found at both the south and north ends of the market, blocks of makers abound and ready to eat foods are up for grabs! The Sarasota Farmers Market is…Find out more »
The Downtown Farmers Curb Market runs eleven months out of the year, closed only in August. It's held outdoors every Saturday. Started in 2004, this market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) and according to their site, "It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items." They host on average 50-60 vendors each weekend!…Find out more »
Established in the 1880's, Ybor City is one of Tampa Bay's most historic neighborhoods located just a stone's throw from downtown. Underneath charming old oak trees, Ybor City Saturday Market makes for an enchanting shopping setting. Operating since 2000, the Ybor City Saturday Market claims to be the largest continually operating outdoor market in the Tampa Bay Area. According to their mission statement, "The Ybor City Saturday Market will improve the accessibility of nutritious and affordable, regionally grown produce and ornamental…Find out more »
The Market at 81 Bay Brewing is an all indoor boutique market held at 81Bay Brewing Company! Occurring the 4th Saturday each month, visitors can expect local hand made goods along with locally brewed 81Bay beer! Like them on Facebook! Follow them on Instagram!Find out more »
Safety Harbor Market on Main is a weekly outdoor event occurring every Sunday, year round. This market is held in Safety Harbor's picturesque downtown. Enjoy lounging on the gazebo lawn while listening to live music during the market. Stroll the quaint palm lined streets, permanent boutiques and restaurants in the area all within walking distance. They stand out among other markets for their special events they host throughout the year, including what they describe as "cooking demonstrations, Florida agriculture lessons, charity programs,…Find out more »
The Monday Night Moonlight Market is held the last Monday of each month in Tampa's River West neighborhood. This diverse market is hosts over 45+ vendors indoor, on the patio or under the stars. Visitors can find 2+ food trucks, 60+ beer options and cocktails from their patio market bar! They describe their "desire to serve our community by connecting creative locals with those who crave unique finds and one-off wonders." According to the Monday Night Moonlight Market, this is an experience that…Find out more »
The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market occurs year round, every Tuesday in Gulfport's Waterfront Arts District. This outdoor market supports over 70 vendors, some of them "working while while you watch", adding to the excitement for visitors. Gulfport is known for its independent shops, boutiques and restaurants, all within walking distance of this open-air market. The village is known for its quirky "old Florida" feel. According to the market's site, "We offer food for your body and community spirit for your soul." Find them…Find out more »
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About Market Mafia
Driven by their love for exploring local markets, their fascination with the talent of hand-crafters throughout the Bay and the identified need for a one-stop-shop for locating them, the Market Mafia brain child was born between two best friends. The Market Mafia has become a passion project providing a creative outlet and opportunity to get involved in our community.
Are you local and looking to connect with like-minded creatives? Are you visiting and want to live like the locals during your stay? Are you a vendor looking for new places to network and sell your goods? Join the Market Mafia as we hit the Bay, track upcoming events, introduce you to makers/growers/movers/shakers, and give you the tools to stay in the loop with the marketing community.