Shop local this holiday season! Great Explorations Children’s Museum and Sunken Gardens bring you the 4th annual A Very Merry Market, a free shopping event on Dec. 6th from 4-8 pm, showcasing the talented makers and businesses that make our area a unique and eclectic place to shop! From dad, to mom, to your significant other….to the kids and even your pets…you will be able to find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list – even yourself! Along with shopping your local favorites, guests will also enjoy exclusive discounts and FREE holiday treats and spirits, as well as free valet provided by Select Valet! 2017 VENDORS: MERRY AND BRIGHT BOUTIQUES Location: Great Ex/Sunken Gardens Lobby Great Explorations Children’s Museum Sunken Gardens Ashe Couture Boutique The Littlest Trunk Children’s & Maternity Resale Boutique ST. PETE Birdie Baby Boutique Cerulean Blu Cadyn and Charlie Jewelry St. Pete Threads HEAVENDROPt HOLLY JOLLY SHOPPES Location: Sunken Gardens Fountain Plaza Wide Sky St.Pete Cornhole FinFish Iamsonotcool Vintage Playa Paper The Genesis WINTER WONDERLAND SHOPPES Location: Great Ex Children’s Museum Gallery Spring Green Handbags Blossom and Shine MISRED Outfitters Our Lil Bowtique The Giftsmiths The Zoetik Movement (@zoetikmovement) Sunshine City Books Lularoe by Kate Griffin My Life In Fabric Jenipher Lyn / Nightly Doodles Fia’s Designs Pinellas Chocolate Company Art and Designs By Caren Katekreates With These Hands: Handlettered Greeting Cards and Gifts by Becky Blitch Strands of Sunshine Marion’s Pumeli Magical Candles FL HOLIDAY CHEER VENDORS Location: Great Ex Children’s Museum – Great Room Kalamazoo Olive Company Sunshine Canning The Rolling Cabana Little Miss Studio Pergamo Paper Goods Remi’s Crafts n Creations Three 20 Magnets The Spotted Berry (@thespottedberry) Braille With Vision – Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. House and Home Interiors Vendor spots are full, but we do have a waitlist! Please reach out to Beatriz Maxson at with any questions! *Please note this is a family-friendly event, but the museum’s exhibits and the gardens will be closed during shopping.