TAMPA, Florida -- You can get a jump on your holiday shopping at the Junior League of Tampa's 9th annual Holiday Gift Market.
More than 145 vendors from across the country will set up shop at the Florida State Fairgrounds as it's transformed into "A Whimsical Wonderland." Eighty percent of the merchants are small business owners from Florida, and 28 percent are from the Tampa Bay area.
The best part of the event? The money you spend will go to help children in need.
The Holiday Gift Market starts at 9:00 a.m. on November 10 and runs until 6:00 p.m. It continues Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Tickets are $8.00 and parking at the fairgrounds costs $6.00.