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Meet the 2014 Shopapalooza Vendors

Posted By LocalShops1, Saturday, November 08, 2014
Updated: Sunday, November 09, 2014

The biggest shopping event is back for a fifth year, with 100+ locally owned businesses and 5,000+ shoppers!! LocalShops1's Shopapalooza Festival 2014 takes place 10 am to 7 pm Saturday, Nov. 22, at South Straub Park in downtown St. Pete. The event also features a beer garden, an artists village, a ton of entertainment and lots more! Admission is free and open to the public! For more information email events@localshops1.com.


The event is made possible with the support of our nonprofit partner, Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset (find them in the Beer Garden!) and our awesome event sponsors: 

 

Moorman Photographics

American Stage Theatre Co.

TBO.com/ St. Petersburg Tribune

Great Explorations Children's Museum

Bright House Networks Business Solutions

BeachLife Entertainment Guide

City of St. Petersburg

   

 

Entertainment Lineup  

All day: Strolling entertainment by Ciara Carinici's theatrical troupe
All day: Demonstrations and workshops at EZBZ Services Tent

10 am-4 pm: DJ rocks the park, Center Stage

1-4 pm: Santa Mike, Kids Zone

1:30 pm Specially choreographed performances by Dance Central, Center Stage

3 pm: Hot Pepper contest by Intensity Academy Gourmet Sauces, Center Stage

4-7 pm Trop Rock Junkies, Center Stage




Children's Zone  

Children's activities and crafts (check out Great Exploration's spin art demonstrations!),
plus local businesses offering clothing, toys, gifts and services for parents, babies and children

Sponsored by Great Explorations Children's Museum



EZBZ Tampa Services Tent 
All day: body-mind yoga consultations

11:30 am and 2 pm: belly-dancing lessons

1 pm: face-painting tips

Noon and 4 pm: dance performances

Sponsored by EZBZ



Beer Garden  

Local craft beers including 3 Daughters Beach Bum Blonde, Pair o dice hot bed red, Florida Ave Ale, Tampa Bay Reef Donke; Bud Light will also be available

Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset  


 


Here is a list of our awesome participants!

  

Food vendors
Charlie Tulum’s Dos Tacos Food Truck: fresh local ingredients used to create innovative and delightful tasting tacos


Food Fun Times: 1950s diner-style food truck

 

Organo Gold, Jesus Perez: coffees, teas, hot chocolates and other beverages


Island Flavors And Tings: taste of Jamaica, including Helena's famous jerk chicken dishes and mango bread


L&D Catering


Mangia Gourmet: fresh, healthy, homemade, with local and organic ingredients;.vegan, vegetarian, gluten free options 


Pipo's Cuban Cafe: ropa vieja, picadillo, boliche, roast pork; winner of Top Local Chef 2013 and 2014


Tampa Bay's Smokehouse Delights: soul food food truck


Tamales & Mexican Foods by America's Disaster Relief: All proceeds goes to the nonprofit that helps disaster victims


The Cupcake Spot: Tampa Bay's first original cupcake-only confectionery, specializing in gourmet cupcakes


Uhuru Pies: specialty pies help raise funds for African People's Education & Defense Fund


   

Sauces, spices & food products

Intensity Academy Gourmet Sauces: all-natural, gourmet and hot sauce company, winner of more than 50 national awards


Organo Gold, Jesus Perez: coffees, teas, hot chocolates and other beverages


Out of the Weeds: artisan dressings and sauces of Three Birds Tavern in St. Petersburg 

 

Steve's Gourmet Olives: hand-crafted wine-marinated olives with a secret blend of herbs and spices


Sunshine Canning: artisan jams, pickles, and mustards, as well as teaching canning classes


Vicki's Vittles: farm-fresh, locally sourced pickles and jams


   

EZBZ Tampa Services Tent

EZBZ is a one-stop online portal that helps connect consumers with local and reputable businesses in real time. 

 

Caketopia: everything from birthday cakes and wedding cakes to cake pops and cookies

 

Clean as a Whistle: office cleaning, home cleaning, pressure washing

 

Competitive Edge Dance Co.: dance classes of all types, includingballet, tap, modern, jazz, hip hop

 

D.A. Reed Construction: commercial and residential construction, including store build-outs, damage restoration


David Poole: exterior and interior painting, pressure washing 


Erik Mosich & Associates: accounting and bookkeeping services

 

Garden of Eve: holistic spa specializing in detox therapies, energy work and focused bodywork


Hip Expressions: multi-cultural dance arts center, featuring belly dance, Polynesian, Bollywood and more


Maria Garvey, Salon Lofts: hair stylist

Paint Me Happy: face-painting, balloon-twisting, glitter tattoos, henna

 

Petya Galleria:  European handcrafted jewelry, handpicked for their unique look and quality


Photography by Judy B: family and business events, portraits, weddings, modeling comp cards

 

St. Petersburg Yoga: weekly workshops, retreats and more than 50 open classes every week

 

 


Home decor

Aussie Designs: hand-painted glassware, plasticware and more


Bo-tiki: clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, art and extraordinary one-of-a-kind finds


Door Candy Wreaths:  whimsical, decorative wreaths customized just for you


Glitterized Functional Art: glitterized ornaments, vases, candle holders, lighting and sandmen


Lizard Licks: gecko art, Haitian art, recycled metal drum art, fair-trade native handicrafts from around the globe


 

Home Services

Historic Shed: custom-designed garden sheds, cottages, garages and more 

 

New World Permaculture: design and installation company for eco-friendly landscapes and edible gardens


Master Concrete Coatings: turn your naked concrete into a beautiful work of art



Sports & recreation

Captain Joe Fishing



Art & crafts

Amazon to Andes: fair-trade crafts, eco-friendly jewelry, purses, hammocks, musical instruments, wool blankets


Aussie Designs: hand-painted glassware, plasticware and more


Country Harvest Craft Studio: olive oil and goat's milk soaps, natural soy candles, gifts by local crafters and artists


Franny & Franky Designs: unique wall art, nursery art, wedding decor, personalized art prints 


Glitterized Functional Art: glitterized ornaments, vases, candle holders, lighting and sandmen


Jamene Invitations: invitations and party decorations for children's birthday parties, baby showers, weddings


Jill Plaice: one-of-a-kind sterling silver and gemstone jewelry, stained glass, and photography


Kate Kreates Art: art prints, wall art, and hand-drawn cards for special occasions; all printed on recycled paper


Kroma Life: unique art pieces with fluid black lines, intensely rich color and special effect finishes


Lance Rodgers Fine Art: award-winning contemporary artist with a strong emphasis on painting and photography

 

Lizard Licks: gecko art, Haitian art, recycled metal drum art, fair-trade native handicrafts from around the globe


Lotus Leaf Creations: inspirational prints, yoga art, kitchen decor, unique home decor prints


Nauti Narwhal: nautical knot mats woven from retired boat & climbing rope and other beach-inspired whimsies


The Hausler Collection: handmade jewelry, pottery, vintage clothing



Jewelry

Amazon to Andes: fair-trade crafts, eco-friendly jewelry, purses, hammocks, musical instruments, wool blankets 


Ashe Couture: perfect shopping spot for the boho babe who loves comfort, textures and unique pieces! 


Bejeweled Gifts from Mother Earth:  well-priced precious & semi precious jewelry set in sterling or silver plate


Bo-tiki: clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, art and extraordinary one-of-a-kind finds


Coco and Marie: original handmade jewelry by Coco & Marie and from artists all over the world


Gypsy Junque: repurposed & recycled jewelry, fashion accessories. double booth!


Hello Dragonfly: local sea shell jewelry, hand-poured resin pieces and other one-of-a-kind items


iamsonotcool: vintage clothing, jewelry, purses, bakelite, antique extras


Jill Plaice: one-of-a-kind sterling silver and gemstone jewelry, stained glass, and photography


KSAR Jewels: classic sterling silver, custom vintage designs, jeweled hair accessories, pearls, gemstones


Loved to Pieces: altered art and reclaimed jewelry by Chloe


Origami Owl, Sue Stackhouse: custom Living Lockets designed to tell a story of your life


PhoenixFire Designs: high-quality, custom jewelry including Tree of Life pendants 


Poppyhollow: handmade jewelry


Star & Crossbones: shawl pins, chain mail jewelry, handwovens, handspun yarn, costume pieces 


Stella & Dot, Shannon Gryder:  fashion necklaces,  bracelets, earrings and rings


Svetlana Kupferman Jewelry: handmade jewelry with natural gems, seed beads, Swarovski crystals, polymer clay


The Hausler Collection: handmade jewelry, pottery, vintage clothing


Tina's Vintaj Art and More: vintage, steampunk, trendy and other fine jewelry


Uniquely Yours Boutique: women's clothing, jewelry, handbags, scarves, gifts; silk-painting demonstrations


Up the Ear: unique "climbing" earrings, also known as sweep, vine or pin style


 

Candles & soaps

Bodhi Basics: Organic handcrafted soap, deodorant and body products for people & pups 


Citrus Blossom Brand Scented Soy Candles: handcrafted soy candles with decadent citrus, floral and tropical scents


Country Harvest Craft Studio: olive oil and goat's milk soaps, natural soy candles, gifts by local crafters and artists


Narwhal Dreams: Splash Happy with handmade artisan soaps, scrubs, bubble truffles


Scentsy, Nicole DeVasconcellos: wickless candles & scented fragrance wax for electric warmers


Thrive Handcrafts: handcrafted soap that lasts a long time, smells amazing and makes a beautiful impression


 

Etsy Village

Citrus Blossom Brand Scented Soy Candles: handcrafted soy candles with decadent citrus, floral and tropical scents


Dizzy Dudz: fun, creative entertainment creating unique spin art masterpieces; featuring Evan Gatscher studios


Franny & Franky Designs: unique wall art, nursery art, wedding decor, personalized art prints 


Glitterized Functional Art: glitterized ornaments, vases, candle holders, lighting and sandmen


Hello Dragonfly: local sea shell jewelry, hand-poured resin pieces and other one-of-a-kind items


iamsonotcool: vintage clothing, jewelry, purses, bakelite, antique extras


Jamene Invitations: invitations and party decorations for children's birthday parties, baby showers, weddings


Kate Kreates Art: art prints, wall art, and hand-drawn cards for special occasions; all printed on recycled paper


Lotus Leaf Creations: inspirational prints, yoga art, kitchen decor, unique home decor prints


Narwhal Dreams: "splash happy" with handmade artisan soaps, scrubs, bubble truffles


Natalis Palace: handmade clothing for women and girls, specializing in birthday, costume, and bridal fashions


Orange Blossoms: handmade bags, toys, hair bows, headbands, ponytails and pigtails, bow holders


PhoenixFire Designs: high-quality, custom jewelry including Tree of Life pendants 


Poppyhollow: handmade jewelry


Spring Green Handbags: handmade, one-of-a-kind handbags crafted from upcycled materials 


Star & Crossbones: shawl pins, chain mail jewelry, handwovens, handspun yarn, costume pieces 


Sunshine Canning: artisan jams, pickles, and mustards, as well as teaching canning classes


Thrive Handcrafts: handcrafted soap that lasts a long time, smells amazing and makes a beautiful impression


 

Health & beauty

Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies: holistic health care including herbal therapy, acupuncture & massage 


Arbonne, Nilda Vale: botanically-based, vegan-certified and gluten-free anti-aging skincare, cosmetics, wellness and nutrition products


BeautiControl Mobile Day Spa Creations: SPA-quality, age-defying facial treatments, skincare, cosmetics, bath & body treatments


Bodhi Basics: Organic handcrafted soap, deodorant and body products for people & pups 


Britelights: unique hair color products that give you rock star hair in minutes and show off your personality


DoTerra Essential Oils, Jeanne Wood: therapeutic-grade essential oils and wellness products 


It Works, Christina Probeyahn: homeopathic and herbal products for weight loss 


Jamberry, Nicole Knoph: nail wraps in more than 300 styles for any occasion


Mary Kay, Elisa Barfoot: makeup, beauty products and skincare for men and women


Stroller Strodes: helping moms make strides in fitness, motherhood and life


The Domino Effect: helping individuals lead healthier lives with Beachbody, Aflac and other products


Women's Health Care: obstetrics, gynecology & midwifery services 


Younique, Christina Lawson: makeup products including the 3D Mascara


  

Fashion & accessories

31 Gifts, Melinda Laing: purses, totes, accessories


Amazon to Andes: fair-trade crafts, eco-friendly jewelry, purses, hammocks, musical instruments, wool blankets 


Ashe Couture: perfect shopping spot for the boho babe who loves comfort, textures and unique pieces


Bo-tiki: clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, art and extraordinary one-of-a-kind finds


Fancy Pants Recycled Fashions: brand-name, gently used clothing and accessories at a fraction of the cost


Fibi & Clo of Florida by Jenn: beautiful, unique and comfortable sandals 


Gypsy Junque: repurposed & recycled jewelry, fashion accessories. double booth!


iamsonotcool: vintage clothing, jewelry, purses, bakelite, antique extras


ImpulseClics: unique one-piece design that lets glasses hang around your neck when not in use


Natalis Palace: handmade clothing for women and girls, specializing in birthday, costume, and bridal fashions


Necessories Gallery & Boutique: global women's artisan shop; art, accessories, gifts, home furnishings, apparel


Spring Green Handbags: handmade, one-of-a-kind handbags crafted from upcycled materials 


The Hausler Collection: handmade jewelry, pottery, vintage clothing


Wide Sky T-shirts: seriously cool and unique spin on local culture and humor through T-shirts 



Eyewear

ImpulseClics: unique one-piece design that lets glasses hang around your neck when not in use


 

Children's & parents' services and products

Barefoot Books/My Storybook Corner: children's books focusing on cultural diversity, storytelling, art appreciation


Dizzy Dudz: fun, creative entertainment creating unique spin art masterpieces; featuring Evan Gatscher studios


Great Explorations Children's Museum: learning through creativity, play and exploration


FiFi Ruffles: handmade clothing and accessories for girls and boys

 

Growing Up: cloth diapers,  accessories, organic clothing, toys, and recently opened learning center


Hyde & Seek Baby Boutique: trendy high-class boutique for moms and babies at less than half regular retail costs


Natalis Palace: handmade clothing for women and girls, specializing in birthday, costume, and bridal fashions


Natasha Lynn Boutique: little girls tutu's, hair accessories, chunky bead necklaces, crocheted items


Orange Blossoms: handmade bags, toys, hair bows, headbands, ponytails and pigtails, bow holders


Stroller Strides: helping moms make strides in fitness, motherhood and life


Women's Health Care: obstetrics, gynecology & midwifery services 



Pets & pet products

Bodhi Basics: organic handcrafted soap, deodorant and body products for people & pups 


Save our Straysnon-profit, humane organization whose mission is sheltering and finding homes for abandoned or homeless cats


StPetersBARK: all-natural, dehydrated dog treats; simple, tasty doggy jerky, pieces of liver or sweet potato


 

Books
Barefoot Books/My Storybook Corner: children's books focusing on cultural diversity, storytelling, art appreciation


 

Massage & Acupuncture
Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies: holistic health care including herbal therapy, acupuncture & massage


Another Day in Paradise Massage: luxury massage therapy company that comes to your home or office


St Pete Community Acupuncture: making acupuncture accessible and affordable to a wide range of people


The Peaceful Warrior Massage: sports massage, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, and deep tissue  



Lodging

Beach Drive Inn B&B: Elegant bed and breakfast along scenic Beach Drive in St. Petersburg

 


Photography
Moorman Photographics: award-winning St. Petersburg photographer serving the Tampa Bay area since 1995. He specializes in family portraits, children's portraits, pet photography, maternity portraits and newborn portraits, weddings and beach weddings. 

  

 

Media & publishing 

Bright House Networks Business Solutions: Reliable service and affordable plans for every budget


Live Local! magazine: LocalShops1's publication highlights the awesomeness of the Tampa Bay region


Tribune/tbo.com: your one-stop shop for local, sports and entertainment news

  


Printing services

I Print Local: LocalShops1 division offers printing and design services at affordable prices


 

Cultural organizations

American Stage Theatre Co.: Tampa Bay's best professional regional equity theater 


Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center: stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork


The Mahaffey Theater: downtown St. Pete's premier performing arts concert hall


The Dali Museum: unparalleled collection of works by renowned artist Salvador Dalí


 

Nonprofit organizations

American Stage Theatre Co.: Tampa Bay's best professional regional equity theater 


America's Disaster Relief: mobile kitchen is used following a disaster to bring free food into devastated neighborhoods 


CASA: providing lifesaving services to survivors of domestic violence and their children since 1977


Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center: stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork


Evergreen Life Services & HeavenDropt: recycles used military parachutes, makes products and employs people with disabilities


Terra Nova Club: offers clean, safe and comfortable meeting environment & clubhouse for those seeking recovery


The Kind Mouse Productions: assisting families in transition and their chronically hungry children


The Mahaffey Theater: downtown St. Pete's premier performing arts concert hall


The Dali Museum: unparalleled collection of works by renowned artist Salvador Dalí


African People's Education & Defense Fund: defends  human and civil rights of the African community


Answered Prayers Cross: monthly potlucks, ladies nights, and other opportunities to connect and share life’s journeys


First Florida Frontiers: educational programs, eco-tourism workshops, living history programs, reenactments


Hair from the Heart Foundation: provides customized wigs to young women during cancer treatment; double booth! 


R.O.C. Park: memorial park to celebrate the lives of children who passed away and remember the joy they brought to this world


Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset: club geared for  young and “young at heart;”  engaging speakers,  service opportunities


Save our Straysnon-profit, humane organization whose mission is sheltering and finding homes for abandoned or homeless cats



Business & Community organizations

Deuces Live: economic development through historic preservation of 22nd St S in St. Petersburg

 

Grand Central District Association: Main Street community between 16th and 31st streets of Central Ave in St Petersburg

 

LocalShops1: Tampa Bay's leading advocate for small businesses; our mission is to offer advocacy, support and education

 

St Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce: ensuring the economic growth and vitality of our community


The EDGE District: find Entertainment, Dining, Galleries, Et  on Central and 1st Avenues N and S between 9th and 16th streets



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LocalShops1's fifth annual Shopapalooza Festival is made possible with the support of our nonprofit partner, Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset and our awesome event sponsors: Moorman PhotographicsAmerican Stage Theatre Co.TBO.com/ St. Petersburg TribuneGreat Explorations Children's MuseumBright House Networks Business SolutionsBeachLife Entertainment Guide and the City of St. Petersburg.

 

The event takes place 10 am to 7 pm Saturday, Nov. 22, at South Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg. Admission is free. For more information email events@localshops1.com and for updates on Shopapalooza and our other events spotlighting local businesses, sign up online through our events calendar.





Our misson is to make acupuncture, a simple yet very effective form of healthcare, affordable and accessible to a wide range of people. We strive to help strengthen our community by breaking down class divisions and empowering people to take control of their own health.
Our misson is to make acupuncture, a simple yet very effective form of healthcare, affordable and accessible to a wide range of people. We strive to help strengthen our community by breaking down class divisions and empowering people to take control of their own health.

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