Your Guide to Local Shopping in Tampa Bay
Here is our organized guide to buy local for everyone this holiday season.
Christmas stocking : Stickers from Moonlight Sticker Co., local artwork and products from a Lucid vending machine, essential oil rolls from GURU, a retro night light from Lucky Lighthouse Designs and original earrings from the vast ARTpool collection.
The bike addict: A t-shirt with their favorite animal riding a Darkcycle bike or a tune-up from BikeHaus or The Bikery.
Bookworm: A membership in the circle of readers + drinkers of Book & Bottle. Or get a book signed and wrapped by a local Tombolo author. Or a meeting with a Florida author from the First Amendment Foundation.
- Get Carl Hiassen to come to your book club ($ 500) or hang virtually with notable writers like Gilbert King ($ 300), Ace Atkins ($ 100) or Lauren Groff ($ 100).
â»ï¸ The green monster: Ecological Christmas stockings from Sans Market at DTSP or LÃ¼fka Refillables in Tampa or recycled straw jewelry from Sweet Goods.
The beautiful badass: Delicate jewelry with dirty words from BadAss Baubles and Things.
The baller: Planter made from a basketball or an Air Jordan candle from Potdega.
The Champa Bay fan: Repurposed vintage clothing featuring local and national Mac Hermanas sports teams.
?? The comforter: A crochet pillow from Covered By T or a cup of Sugar Cream Clay.
The craftsman: Retro fabrics or sewing lessons at Spool Studio.
âï¸ The one with refined tastes: Coffee aged in alcohol-free casks in small batches from Hogg Batch.
?? The fisherman: A monthly Stashtackle box of fishing gear and snacks.
Furry friends: Treats and gourmet accessories from Rescue Me Bakery, Three Dog Bakery and St. Petersbark.
The horror lover: The art of It’s Alive!
The pot head: Plants and accessories from Into the Pot, Tampanian Vintage Jungle, Knotted Roots and Wild Roots or a succulent arrangement from Oh 4 Succ’s Sake.
ð³ï¸âð The proud: All LBGTQ from Inclusivitea and The Gayest Store on Earth.
The one who always has fresh flowers: A weekly subscription to the Sunrise Florals zero waste florist.
Nature lover: Ceramics and cards illustrated by Moni and floral art by Good Moon Studio.
The Graphic T-Shirt Lover: A shirt with illustrations of St. Pete is super cool.
The spiritual: A private tarot reading or crystal jewelry from Cosmic Eye Creations or a Tree of Life pendant from PhoenixFire Designs.
?? Head of the family: Hot Sauce and Spices from Jay’s Spice Palette and The Saucy Queen, Vinegars and Oils from Kalamazoo Olive Co. and Columbia Restaurant Cookbook.
The one always on the water: A kayak leash.
The one who likes to be pampered: Handmade Coconut Milk Soap from Island Thyme Soap Company.
For kids: Educational training and a children’s book from Sweet Water. Sunglasses and funky jewelry from Peyton Jean Handmade.
?? Want to add your favorite local business to this list? E-mail [emailÂ protected] and send us their information so that we can add it throughout the month of December.