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BUY BEACHES FIRST

A SHOP LOCAL MOVEMENT

We connect community-minded shoppers to local businesses and share their experiences along the way. #buybeachesfirst

BUY BEACHES FIRST 

LIVE LIKE THE LOCALS

We show you the best Tampa Bay Beaches have to offer. View our beach guides to see favorite local places to shop, eat, stay and explore. #buybeachesfirst

 

#BuyBeachesFirst

Small Beach Businesses need our help now, more than ever.

Whenever you are making a purchase, start small. Search our business categories to find a local business that fits your needs. Show your appreciation for them by sharing your experience and don’t forget to #buybeachesfirst 

Brightening Up Gulf Boulvard

When driving to the beach, stop in one of the local shops donning a yellow Buy Beaches First yard sign! You’ll know that you are doing your part to help support your community!

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Our Story

What started as a social media contest, grew into a movement. #BuyBeachesFirst not only redefined what it meant to shop-local, but what Community mindedness exemplified.

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We offer steps on how to join the #buybeachesfirst movement as well as downloadable resources for businesses to use

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How to Participate

We need your help spreading the word about the Shop Local Movement #Buybeachesfirst. A campaign for our beach communities aimed at re-circulating dollars in our local economy.

  • Choose to visit a local business
  • Show your support and Share local businesses
  • Tag the business
  • Use #BuyBeachesFirst on social media
  • We’ll share your post
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