Events

JLT Volunteers at Special Events

The Junior League of Tampa hosts a variety of events throughout the year. From our signature fundraising events to our community outreach programs to our prospective member meet ups, there is always a new way to engage with the League.

View our Event Calendar


Holiday Gift Market

Holiday Gift Market logoThe Holiday Gift Market is The Junior League of Tampa’s largest fundraiser and a Tampa tradition. For 16 years, our volunteer members have created a unique shopping experience with curated merchants from across the country. More than 20,000 shoppers visit the Holiday Gift Market each year to kick off their holiday season and support our community programs.

The 2021 Holiday Gift Market is scheduled for November 11-14th.

Holiday Gift Market Merchants

The Holiday Gift Market accepts merchants from a variety of categories including Apparel, Home & Holiday Décor, Gourmet Food, and more.

Holiday Gift Market Sponsors

The Holiday Gift Market offers companies a unique sponsorship opportunity, with outstanding visibility among JLT’s 1,900 members and thousands of shoppers from across the region.

Holiday Gift Market Shoppers

The Holiday Gift Market is a shopping experience featuring unique merchants, special events, and the chance to support our work in the community.

Gasparilla Invasion Party

Gasparilla logoThe Junior League of Tampa’s Gasparilla Invasion Party is the perfect way to participate Tampa’s signature holiday. Our Headquarters located on Davis Islands offers one of the best views of the annual invasion.

This year’s Gasparilla Invasion Party currently under review due to COVID-19. More details coming soon.  

The Luminaries

Luminaries LogoThe Junior League of Tampa and WEDU present The Luminaries, an annual recognition program aimed at celebrating Tampa Bay’s greatest leaders and preserve their stories through original documentary films.

The Luminaries showcases outstanding individuals, as exemplified by inspiring leadership, commitment to lasting community impact through advocacy, and achievement of prominence or distinction in a particular sphere.

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These men and women have dedicated their lives to serving the Tampa Bay community. Learn more about their leadership and legacies.

Watch the Luminaries

Using the power of storytelling, the Luminaries documentaries preserve these leaders’ legacies for future generations.

Sponsor the Luminaries

The Luminaries program provides companies the opportunity to publicly celebrate some of Tampa’s greatest leaders.