'Made in Tampa Bay' holiday gift guide

Welcome to our first ever “Made in Tampa Bay” holiday gift guide. 

Each week, we feature local artists, cooks, and businesses who make great products locally. Here’s a few that may make great gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for folks on your list.

For more information on any of the companies or products below, click the link for the full segment and contact information.

Remember, you can catch more Made in Tampa Bay segments each week on the FOX 13 News at 4 p.m., and browse our segment archive here on our website.



Handcrafted, luxurious leather goods made by Riverview artisan

Inside his Riverview workshop, Jonathan Ovalles taps, stamps, and sews, transforming leather into works of art with a practical purpose. 


Winter Haven company transforms baseball bats into drinkware

A Polk County company is putting new use to old baseball bats and they're unlike almost anything you've ever seen. Dugout Mugs, in Winter Haven, hollows out the barrels of baseball bats to make drinking mugs.


Patriotic artwork honors firefighters using repurposed fire hose

Temple Terrace firefighters David Burton and Andy Muzzy make American flags from retired fire equipment.


COVID-coping products, straight from Tampa man's 3D printer

Tim Hileman's drone-repair business has had a busy year. But it's the two COVID-19 products he makes that he's most proud of.


History, art, craftsmanship goes into every pen at Write Turnz

A Lithia-based craftsman is penning his own history with the one-of-a-kind writing instruments he creates.


Tampa woman turns old cigar boxes into fashionable accessories

Ybor City was once known as the cigar capitol of the world, which means the city has produced its share of cigar boxes as well.   Now, one local woman has made a business out of up-cycling these pieces of Tampa history.


St. Pete shop ships Italian olive salad to hungry customers around the world

Anyone who loves Italian olive salad will appreciate the care that Jerry Szkoruda and his staff take while making theirs.


Tarpon Springs business makes chocolate the old-school way

Ratza Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate shop that just opened in downtown Tarpon Springs.