Hugs Fest Indie Market: The Happiness Machine 1.15.13

15 Jan

Our pop up market of the month is this Saturday in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Free Hugs Fest!! We are happy to work with our sponsors, Keep Saint Petersburg Local to put on a very special event. Along with our amazing market vendors, there will be stationed “huggers” spreading the love and we have a very special guest….

The Happiness Machine! A local indie/rock/soul/cool band with positive catchy songs!

Check them out on the west side of the block between 3-4pm 🙂

Come browse from some of the best vendors in town. You never know what you will find at the Indie Market. This Saturday 12-6PM 600 Central Avenue.

Event Page here:



Indie Market Holiday “POP UPS”

11 Dec

Pop Up Market? It means the St.Pete Indie Market will be setting up shop at other local venues, arts districts,holiday parties and small businesses.

Look out for us this Saturday in the Warehouse District for a Block Party!There are music/art parties at 3 different neighboring venues.  Our mini market will be from 6-9pm. There will be some great indie gems and art for sale and music all night. More Details here: #VentureCompound#zenglass#blackvalleycollective

Next Wednesday we are so excited to join forces with an The Edge District Farmer’s Market and be a part of The First Annual Holiday Bizarre. We will have over 30 vendors with a mix of art, craft, design,  produce, natural products, and pop shops from local boutiques in the area including Eve n’ Odd Gallery and Ramblin Rose. There will be beer, food, entertainment, music by Archaic Interest and Jun Bustamante and raffles.  This will be sure to please anyone who thinks and lives progressively and enjoys eclectic goodies and sustainable living.

More Details here:

You can always expect us on the 600 Block of Central Avenue every first Saturday of the Month ❤ Visit our website and contact us for any sort of involvement!


Photo: Jewelry and Display by Uprooted Creations.  Nolie Root


October: The Rosewoods, Live DeMos, New Vendors, Political Activism

2 Oct

Come see The Rosewoods while you shop with all our new vendors that signed up this month! Expect a tent from women’s rights group, I AM CHOICE and a voter registration sign up booth in the push before elections. New set ups from Painting with Fire Studio, Peace of Mind Smoke Shop, Massage Spot, Myla Grace Wyley…

 Live Screen Printing from Whiskey Dog Print Shop!

Uprooted Creations, Tiki Gal, Betsy Alvarez, Sesame Crunch, Medicine Song Crafts, Yard Art by Kiki, Mayumi,


Fresh Picked Books by Jon Rosa, Collin Anderson (Art Tent),

LiVE Leater Engraving with Duprass Leather


Art Mash up tent with Laura Spencer, Rob Adams, Mike Matthews + Mia Culbertson….


Find the Massage Spot tent for healthy unique massage~


See you there 12-6pm on The 600 Block!!

September 1st Market Vendors and Food!

30 Aug

We are so excited about this month’s showcase. We have lots of new vendors joining us and got some of our old favorite local businesses too! If you love browsing through local art, shopping for unique designs and products, eating local food or all of the above, join us this Saturday 12-6pm on The 600 Block of Central Avenue in St.Pete.

Look out for Upcycled Jewelry, Lighting, Art and Live Painting, Fashion Designers, Photography, Pickles, Candles, Books, Records, Orchids, Spray Paint and Art Supplies, Letterpress, Fabric, Food Trucks and more!!

—-Vendors this month— Keep Saint Pete Local, The Spot Grill, Dollface, Nikki Deveraux Photography, St.Pete Beat, Hannah’s Homeless, Collin Anderson, Jon Rosa, Planet Retro, Laura Spencer, Mayumi Beckwith, Betsy Alvarez, St.Pete Orchid Farm, Diamonds and Coal, Smith Wicks, Artissin, Peace of Mind Smoke Shop, Medicine Song, Sesame Crunch, Maggie on the Move + MORE




June 2nd Indie Market Sneak Peak –

1 Jun



handcrafted lights by TikiGal – hair braiding by VLVT Salon, – books – Urban Micro Farms – local artists like Cody Williams & Allan Hampton – vintage & handmade funkyness by Revolve & Nooks Apparel… just to name a few!

ST PETE BEAT presents * Hunter & Avery – Jensen Serf Company – The Happiness Machine (music starts at 1pm)

Also, stop by the FCAN table & see how you can get involved in the grassroots coalition based organization that empowers Floridians to change public policy!

Thanks for supporting local independent businesses & showing love to The 600 Block Central Arts District!


Market Vendor (Sneak Peak)!

27 Feb

Just to name a few of the booths that will be set up on March 3rd for the launch of the Indie Market!

Willow LaMonte: (Organic Medicinal Herbs)

Joanna Coblentz (Dollface) : Indie Fashion Designer (Clothing and Jewelry)


Frank Strunk:( Industrial Artist)



Zen Glass Studios: (Locally Blown Glass)

Tampa Upcycle, Myla Grace Wiley, Ben Goon, Sarah Gail Hutcherson,

Aveda, Bev Dock,Rebecca Conroy, Angela McCollum

USF Botanical, Permaculture Group, Edible Peace Patch, Heinz Hinrich, St.Pete Orchid Farm 

Landon Richmond, Stoic, Jun Bustamante, Red Feather, Gabe Rosser

and more!!!

Mission Statement

6 Feb

St. Pete Indie Market is a monthly showcase of local artists, indie designers, horticulturists, eclectic crafters and non profit groups who take over the sidewalks of the 600 block artist community the first saturday of every month. This is a unique destination for artisans, progressives, tourists and locals to come together in an outdoor alternative to retail setting. With 20+ vendors, local musicians and live art, the St. Pete Indie Market is a vital weekend destination for those in search of local flavor and the indie spirit.