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Grazing boards – a cold snack but very hot right now. What’s not to love about a delightful and themed combo of meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies and other delicious treats. Whether you’re looking to DIY or have one made for you, Tampa Bay is full of great options for your Thanksgiving grazing board. 

Build Your Own Grazing Board in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay has an abundance of farmer’s markets and brick-and-mortar gourmet markets, perfect for picking items for your Thanksgiving grazing board. Choose from a variety of fresh cheeses, breads, pickles, olives, jams and produce at these Tampa Bay area gourmet markets.

Updated November 2023 by Meghan Roth

Farmers’ Markets in Tampa Bay

Head to one of the great Farmers’ Markets in Tampa Bay to gather your goods for a delicious Thanksgiving grazing board.

Ybor City Saturday Market

Saturdays from 9am-3pm (Summer hours 9am-1pm from May – September); year round
Ybor City

Produce, artisan goods, bread, and honey are just a few things you’ll find at Ybor City’s weekly market. Stroll amongst shady oak trees and explore the covered pavilion as you peruse goods from local farmers and makers. You may even spot one of Ybor City’s infamous chickens walking the grounds! Masks are encouraged (they are mandatory for vendors). Find the market weekly in Centennial Park at the corner of 8th Ave and 19th St.

Saturday Morning Market

Saturday Morning Market: Saturdays October, 2023 – May, 2024; from 9am-2pm
St. Petersburg

Take the Gandy or Howard Franklin Bridge across Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg and be prepared to experience one of the top farmers’ markets in the U.S. Every Saturday, the Saturday Morning Market gets ready for business at the Al Lang Field parking lot in downtown St. Pete.

Expect an estimated 170 vendors selling their goods and artisans selling their crafts. Add stellar food choices for dining and live music for entertainment and it’s a perfect day in the Florida sunshine. The Saturday Morning Market runs from early October through late May.

Fresh Market at Wiregrass

1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am-2 pm; year-round
The Shops at Wiregrass, Wesley Chapel

This market features 50+ local vendors selling everything from local, organic produce, hydroponic produce, Florida grown plants, herbs, flowers, and more hand-crafted products. One trip to this market and you’ll be ready to build the perfect Thanksgiving grazing board.

Sanwa Farmers Market

Open daily, Monday-Thursday from 4:30am-7pm, Friday and Saturday from 4am-7pm, Sunday from 8am-5pm
2621 E Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa

A fixture in Tampa since 1982 as a wholesale business for restaurants, the owners of Sanwa Farmers Market expanded their selling base in 2001 to include retail consumers. Located at 2621 E. Hillsborough Ave., the market features vendors inside and outside. Expect a wide selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables, fresh herbs, fresh meat, international items, fresh seafood, and canned and dried goods.

Dunedin Downtown Market

Fridays (November-May) and Saturdays from 9am-2pm; typically held seasonally
History Museum Parking Lot off of Main Street, Dunedin

This local market takes place in the heart of Downtown Dunedin at Pioneer Park. Food trucks, sprouts and microgreens, fresh produce, farm eggs, cheese, artisanal popsicles and more are just a few of the local finds. There’s also live music. Stock up on local goods each week or pick up picnic-friendly bites to enjoy in the nearby Edgewater Park.

Image credit: Dunedin Downtown Market

Seminole Heights Sunday Market

2nd Sunday of each month from 10am-2pm
United Methodist Church, Seminole Heights

40+ vendors show up to this morning market to sell fresh fruits, veggies, herbs, spices, baked goods, and crafts. Head to the market early in the morning and then make your way to one of the amazing restaurants scattered around Seminole Heights for lunch. Find this monthly market at Hillsborough High School (5000 N. Central Ave, Tampa).

Looking for more? Check out our complete list of Tampa Bay area farmer’s markets.


Gourmet Markets in Tampa Bay for Thanksgiving

Mazzaro’s Italian Market

2909 22nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg
Monday-Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 2:30pm
Sunday: Closed

This Italian grocer offers everything from fresh roasted coffee to gourmet meats, handmade pastas and specialty cheeses perfect for your Thanksgiving grazing board. Browse Mazzaro’s impressive Italian selection indoors or opt for curbside pickup. Read our post on Mazzaro’s Italian Market for more details on how to plan a date-worthy shopping trip.

Photo Credit: Mazzaro’s Italian Market


Fig & Julep

1621 W. Snow Circle, Tampa
Monday-Friday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Fig & Julep is a gourmet food shop offering a selection of specialty foods, premium extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars. If you are looking to spice up your Thanksgiving gathering game or a unique dinner, try out the different pastas, Spanish olives, French mustards and more!

Plateroti’s Italian Gourmet

1621 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater
Monday-Saturday: 10:30am – 7pm
Closed Sunday

Based out in Clearwater, Plateroti’s Italian Gourmet is an authentic gourmet Italian grocer that has everything you need to create Italian-inspired Thanksgiving nibbles! Explore the many aisles lined with olive oils, balsamic vinegars, imported cheeses, cold cuts, pastas, bread, cheeses and so much more. Stepping inside this grocer will make you feel like you are right in the heart of the Italian countryside.

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Thanksgiving Grazing Board Companies in Tampa Bay

So, a DIY grazing board isn’t for you? You’re in luck – there are plenty of companies in the area that will put one together for you and deliver it right to your home. Order as early as possible as these companies fill up fast, especially for Thanksgiving and the holidays.

Photo Credit: Life is Gouda Tampa

Life is Gouda

This boutique company serves up a lot of wow with its graze boards. Life is Gouda is up for a challenge, with unique themed boards constantly gracing their IG feed. We can’t wait to see what they dream up for this year’s Thanksgiving grazing boards.

Grazing Amazing

Grazing Amazing is a catering company specializing in bespoke grazing experiences. They provide premium grazing boxes and spreads featuring top quality ingredients artfully displayed and packaged.

Adored Boards

Adored Boards is all about making each board as unique as their clients. From a grazing board for two to a 12-foot board fit for a feast and everything in between, Adored Boards makes some gorgeous grazing boards, complete with bread, crackers, fruit, and all the extra accouterments.

Gather Round & Graze

Minimize your workload by having a totally custom grazing board delivered straight to your door. Gather Round & Graze also offers an option for wine pairing so you can check another thing off your list for hosting Thanksgiving.

Graze Uniquely

Based out of Brandon, Graze Uniquely provides simple yet elegant experiences for people who love good company and creative food. You can customize a grazing table with quiches, pastries, shrimp cocktail, yogurt parfait stations, sandwiches, salads, or an assortment of other delightful house-made items to give guests a classy, elevated grazing experience.

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