ARTS & CULTURE
The primary focus of the association is to encourage the understanding and appreciation of jazz
* The Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association will be performing on the bandstand
This local art gallery offers custom framing, and also sells jewelry, unique gifts and accessories
A website dedicated to promoting Pinellas County arts in all genres
Full service ceramic studio with memberships and classes available + gallery
Fine craft gallery, café and working pottery studio housed in a renovated Arts and Crafts bungalow
* Charlie Parker Pottery and Craftsman House Gallery will be doing demos on a potter’s wheel
Presents the historic voice of one segment of the St. Petersburg community in the perspective of local, regional, and national history
A phenomenal artist who works in metal
Florida's “Best Professional Theatre,” as recognized by BroadwayWorld
* freeFall’s Matthew McGee will be Localtopia’s Master of Ceremonies!
Preserves the literary past and fosters the literary future of St. Petersburg
Connects people with art through studio classes, contemporary art exhibitions, youth outreach programs, summer camps and special events. The Morean consists of the Morean Arts Center, Glass Studio & Hot Shop, Chihuly Collection and Morean Arts Center for Clay at the Train Station.
"Rasta" Geary Taylor of 1 of 1 Customs - Handpainted Everything!
Another phenomenal artist who will be working on a surprise piece live at the event entited, "Sensory Overload"
Enriching our cultural lives by presenting fully staged professional opera productions of the highest quality and making opera accessible to present and future audiences
* The St. Petersburg Opera Company will be performing on the bandstand
Downtown St. Pete's premier performing arts concert hall featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating
CHILDREN’S AREA - Yes, there will be a bouncy castle too! ;)
Affordable voice and piano lessons
* Students from Bay Street Music Studio will be performing on the bandstand
Providing expressive, educational and vocational opportunities in the arts for people with obstacles to arts access
* Create Valentine-themed arts and crafts with Creative Clay
Involves the public in all aspects of glass through master classes, demonstrations, lectures, and public service endeavors
* Etch glass plates with the DMG School Project Mobile Glass Lab
Specialize in professional fitness hoops, hoop dance classes and performances (glow and fire dance)
* Hoop with the Hoola Monsters
Providing the best in early childhood music education to St. Pete with its family music classes for kids age 0-7 and the adults who love them
* Sing along with Music & Me/Bay Street Music Studio as they provide mini music classes
Their mission is to deliver fun, challenging adventures that help people learn about themselves, others and the environment
* Tie ropes with Pathfinder Outdoor Education
Music instruction school offering guitar, bass, drums, piano and keyboard lessons for all ages
* Electric Landlady will be representing St. Petersburg Music Factory on the bandstand
World’s largest shuffleboard club that turns 90 this year! Join them every Friday night from 7-11 pm for great music and shuffleboard fun!
* Play on St Pete Shuffle’s mini rollout shuffleboard court
Wellness center and baby boutique. Acupuncture, massage, herbal medicines. Organic baby, birthing and nursing cleverness.
* Plant seeds with Thank You Mama, whose tagline is “Growing Families Naturally”
An infant and toddler boutique carrying quality clothing for sizes newborn through 4, accessories, toys, strollers and more
Wee Gallery art (e.g. art cards, mobiles, wall graphics, books, rubber stamps, toys) is created from bold, whimsical, hand-painted originals that cater to a baby's visual strengths
* Rubber stamping with the Wee Gallery
A creative floral and gift studio specializing in expert design and floral education (floral workshops for both adults and children)
* Create a floral Valentine project with Wonderland Floral Art & Gift Loft
FOOD & NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
Bakery that offers many tempting treats from scratch to fill your sweet needs.
National award-winning BBQ (and the only St. Pete ribber at RibFest) + special menu from the cafe located at the Morean Arts Center
Visual treats that are delicious to eat
Unique restaurant serving chicken sausage on a bun (will also have cheesesteaks at event)
Our local coffee roasting company and Best of the Bay award winner for Best Coffee Shop – 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
Latin Lunch Box (food truck)
Specializes in delicious Spanish/Latin food
Mazzaro’s Italian Market - *** PRESENTING SPONSOR OF LOCALTOPIA ***
The Italian-lover’s dream market and a St. Pete treasure
Ray’s Healthy Naturals
Formerly known for Sugar Ray’s Bakery, Ray will offer Italian vegan sausage, vegan Philly steak sandwich, vegan burgers & hotdogs, baked sweet potato fries and vegan cole slaw.
Small snack food manufacturer. Maker of Chollives (green olive potato chip) and Cherkees (beef jerky potato chip).
Clean, whole cold pressed juices, that are as fresh as pulling from the plant and that are made daily
Gourmet sorbet tropsicles - they'll be bringing their double-decker bus and a new gelato pop fleet
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Acupuncture and Herbal Therapies
Learn more about their “Ancient Medicine for Modern People”
An affiliated CrossFit facility located at the historic Kress Building
Race for the Cupcake
Register for this 5k created by “one kid with a hope to make a difference”
St. Pete Community Acupuncture
Their mission is to make acupuncture affordable and accessible
*Will offer free acupuncture treatments
The Body Electric Yoga Company
They believe that yoga is for everybody, even you (they have cool merch too)
LOCAL CRAFT BEER GARDEN AREA – SPONSORED BY “DRINK LIKE A LOCAL”
Avid Brew Company
Brewing & distilling supplies and hydroponic garden supplies + classes
“Drink Like a Local” - *** SPONSOR OF LOCAL CRAFT BEER GARDEN ***
Draft Beer Truck serving brews from St. Pete and other carefully selected FL craft breweries (tap list to be announced nearer the date)
Hideaway Cafe - *** STAGE SPONSOR ***
"St. Pete's original listtening room" - An original music venue offering craft beer & wine and a simple, yet mouthwatering menu, where you can catch an original (often live-recorded) showcase from the most talented local & nationally touring musicians. They also have a recording studio. * Performers will also have their cds and merchandise for sale here *
Ferman Mini of Tampa Bay – * EVENT SPONSOR *
One of the premier MINI dealerships in the country. Their commitment to customer service is second to none and they offer one of the most comprehensive parts and service departments in the automotive industry.
Tampa Bay Beer Week
Tampa Bay Beer Week (March 1-9) is a series of events supported by local brewers, distributors, and vendors to celebrate both local and imported craft beers available in the Tampa Bay area.
* Volunteers from Tampa Bay Beer Week will be helping to pour beer from the “Drink Like a Local” draft beer truck
Tampa Bay Brew Bus
Their complimentary craft beer-filled buses are available for all types of private events ranging from brewery tours to bachelor parties and everything in between.
* The Tampa Bay Brew Bus will be running shuttles from Cigar City to/from Williams Park * Link to shuttle times/booking HERE
LOCAL SHOPPPING & SERVICES
World’s largest record store
Handcrafted fashion accessories embodying chic and tropical glamour
Tampa Bay area’s premier multi-restaurant delivery service
Going Green Tampa
Providing the best resource for eco-friendly businesses and events in the Tampa Bay area!
Great American Natural Products
Upscale boutique and apothecary that specializes in aromatherapy, vitamins and minerals, fresh herbs, exotic tea blends, specialty brand products for the home & body, beautiful jewelry, gifts, and ladies’ apparel
Sales, service, repairs and upgrades for any and all Apple products done by an Apple Certified Tech
An olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting experience
Leaves of Grass Landscaping
Promoting the use of sustainable urban agriculture, emphasizing edible landscaping, composting, and using limited inputs
A new shopping experience for men’s luxury grooming products
Dedicated to providing products for your family that are free of harsh chemicals, affordable, effective and eco-responsible
Moore Resources Insurance Agency
Specializing in personal and business insurance ~ One 'Buc' could Save you Thousands!
NerdTags are American-made and robot-crafted in St. Pete. Each tag is custom-designed and printed by our 3d printing robot.
Platos Table invented and produces ReUsers Take-out Containers to replace other single-use food packaging and disseminate information about ways to decrease and maybe even eliminate packaging waste.
Ramblin’ Rose Upcycle Boutique
An upcycle boutique on The 600 Block of St. Petersburg featuring hand-selected vintage fashion, oddities, costumes, art, gifts & more
Smith Wicks Soy Candles
An eco-friendly option for candle lovers
St. Pete Orchid Farm
Specializing in Encyclias and their hybrids, plus other cool and unusual orchids and plants
Strands of Sunshine
Offers joyfully handcrafted jewelry for happy people online and in person at their shop on the 600 Block
The Southern Letterpress
Custom letterpress printing and design services, as well as a curated collection of letterpress goods *Look for Fancy White, their flatbed truck
Garden-inspired body bliss – handcrafted soap and skin care products
Self -taught designer bringing you handmade sustainable wearables made one piece at a time
Working Women of Tampa Bay
The fastest growing network of women in Florida whose goal is to help educate, motivate and inspire female professionals and women business owners
* MEDIA SPONSORS *
Tampa Bay’s alternative media source and the third largest newspaper in the area
The original and biggest info source for all things St. Pete, aka "the Burg"
St. Petersburg Tribune/tbo.com
St. Pete’s daily newspaper (part of the Tampa Tribune Media Group) / tbo.com – home of Tampa Bay's breaking news, sports and things to do
Aletheia St. Pete
A gospel-centered community
CASA St. Petersburg
Providing lifesaving services to survivors of domestic violence and their children
Edible Peace Patch Project
Currently operates four schoolyard gardens in four south side Title 1 elementary schools with plans to build a 15-acre sustainable urban farm
* The Edible Peace Patch Project will be selling produce form its schoolyard gardens
Friends of Strays
A no-kill animal shelter dedicated to the care and adoption of homeless pets
Focuses on helping our local homeless population
Metro Wellness and Community Centers
Provide LGBT events, HIV testing, prevention, case management, wellness and social services for the entire Tampa Bay community
* Metro Wellness will be providing FREE HIV Testing at Localtopia
Pet Pal Animal Shelter
A no-kill animal shelter dedicated to educating the public about the pet overpopulation crisis, the importance of spaying/neutering and responsible pet ownership. Pet Pal also includes a Veterinary Clinic and Thrift Store.
Saint Petersburg Preservation
Their main goal is to foster an appreciation of St. Petersburg’s shared heritage and culture. They work to preserve St. Pete’s important sites and structures. They also offer historic walking tours and host “Movies in the Park” in May and October.
Suncoast Center, Inc.
Strengthening, protecting and restoring lives for a healthy community since 1944, including services for behavioral health, family stability and child abuse prevention. Suncoast Center operates Pinellas County’s only certified Rape Crisis Center and the County’s Children’s Advocacy Center.
* Proceeds from Localtopia will benefit Suncoast Center
St. Petersburg Free Clinic
Provides temporary assistance for those who require help with basic needs (food, shelter, medical care, limited financial assistance and referral information). They have been caring for the underserved facing temporary emergency needs since 1970.
* Proceeds from Localtopia will benefit St. Petersburg Free Clinic
Two Hangry Chicks
Their mission is to raise awareness, create a dialogue and inspire action in the fight against local and global hunger
Premium streetwear shop
Local Longboard Company
Design and manufacture high-quality, limited-edition, custom-made longboards and skateboards using local materials and resources
They handcraft surf-style skateboards right here in St. Pete
A 12,000 square foot indoor street style skatepark and skateshop hosting pro demos, competitions, lessons, camps and special events
* The Schoolyard Skatepark Team will be performing tricks on the skate ramp in the Skate Village
ST. PETE INDIE MARKET VILLAGE
Accessuri - Luxury ethical fashion
Baby Bird Vintage - Homemade jams & preserves
Bodhi Basics. - Organic handcrafted soap for people & pups
Deerly Departed - Kids taxidermy stuffed dolls
Dollface - One of a kind clothing, accessories and jewelry
Gardens in Glass Terrariums (using upcycled glass)
Jacaranda Tree Vintage - Bonsai plants
Mother Kombucha - Will be providing samples of their small batch, raw kombucha tea from organic and natural ingredients that will be available later this year
O'Berry's Succulents - Beautiful succulent creations/dry gardens from home grown plants and recycled and vintage pots and teacups
Poopy Doops - Artist made plush toys
Rebecca's Bees - Handmade bee products from local bees
Zen Glass Studio - Hand blown glass + classes & workshops
VIGNETTE VIP SEATING AREA – SPONSORED BY PAPER STREET MARKET
BOOKING LINK HERE ($50/HOUR BEFORE JAN 31 - $60/HOUR DAY OF EVENT)
Vintage & antique furniture and accessories, folk art and pinball emporium
Furnish Me Vintage
Mid Century and Danish Modern furniture, art and home accessories
Lisa Gilmore Design
ASID Allied Full Service Interior Design Firm / Coordinator of Vignette VIP Seating Area
Paper Street Market - *** SPONSOR OF THE VIP VIGNETTE SEATING AREA ***
We specialize in antiques for a new generation and we have a great selection of antique medical, vintage industrial, re-purposed, and eclectic furniture, jewelry, and home accessories. Paper Street Market also runs Brocante Market, the first and ONLY permanent monthly vintage market in our area.
The Iron Pelican Antiques & Home Decor
Vintage, antique & distressed furniture at great prices
Old world rustic hand-crafted furniture and accessories that are an eclectic mix of Mediterranean, Latin American and Asian styles
A refreshingly unique home decor and gift experience
*** The Welcome Center is where you will be able to purchase craft beer and raffle tickets. *** You will find the following organizations located at the Welcome Center, as well as information about the City of St. Petersburg.
Keep Saint Petersburg Local
The Independent Business Alliance, Keep Saint Petersburg Local, will celebrate its 2-Year Anniversary with Localtopia. The non-profit organization, affiliated with the American Independent Business Alliance, is working to build a thriving local economy and a unique community by nurturing connections for and acting as the voice of locally-owned, independent businesses and by raising awareness of the importance of buying local.
* Keep Saint Petersburg Local will have its regular T-shirts for sale in the Welcome Center, as well as special edition/Localtopia commemorative T-shirts that will be live screen-printed on site.
City of St. Petersburg
Material will be available about our amazing city and its co-sponsored events
Downtown Business Association
Founded in 1973, the DBA is a non-profit membership association representing the arts, retail, restaurants and other businesses, with a common interest of strengthening the downtown area
A Main Street Community, just west of downtown between 9th and 16th Streets, that is home to many beloved local businesses
Grand Central District
A Main Street Community, just west of downtown between 16th and 31st Streets, that is home to many beloved local businesses
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber’s mission is to be the preeminent leader of business in order to ensure the economic growth and vitality of our community.