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St. Pete Pier to Host Shopapalooza!!

Posted By LocalShops1, Friday, September 30, 2011 is super-excited to announce that it is moving Shopapalooza 2011 to the St. Pete Pier!!!!

The move allows for easier access and more space for shopping and entertainment.  Shopapalooza was previously set to take place at USF-St. Pete.

"It is a testament to the organization and its members that the event is so successful that moving the event to the beautiful and iconic St. Petersburg Pier became necessary," said Daniel James Scott, associate director of USF-St. Pete's Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance. "Supporting local businesses is a priority for the people and community of this great city, and we look forward to participating this fantastic event."

Shopapalooza is the local alternative to Black Friday. The event takes place 10-4 Nov. 19 and features great deals from local, independent businesses, along with entertainment, prizes and lots of surprises. Admission is free.

"We could not be more thrilled to be supporting LocalShops1's Shopapalooza 2011," Scott said.

USFSP, the College of Business and the Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance are sponsors of the event, along with MadHouse Advertising and the City of St. Pete. Media sponsors include Bright House Networks, Telemundo and Life Improvement Radio.

"We are thrilled to bring Shopapalooza to the St. Pete Pier," said Ester Venouziou, founder of "It's a beautiful landmark and the perfect location for what will be the perfect shopping day!"

About, launched in August 2008, connects local, independent businesses and
community-minded shoppers all over Tampa Bay. In 2010 was recognized as
the region's best voice for small businesses.

About the agency
MAD House, Inc. is a full-service advertising and marketing agency with a specialization within the
U.S. Hispanic market and focusing on small to mid-size companies. Services include printing and
promotional items. MAD House, Inc. is based in Tampa, Florida.

Shopapalooza takes place 10-4 Nov. 19 at the St. Pete Pier.
Super deals from all the best local shops & restaurants!
Free admission!!! Lots of prizes & surprises!

Limited vendor space available --->

For sponsorship information, call MadHouse Advertising at (786) 393-8955.

Tags:  buy local  daniel james scott  local shopping  shopapalooza  st. pete pier 

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