Celebrate Memorial Day by supporting veteran owned businesses in St. Pete

Happy Memorial Day weekend, St. Pete! This holiday exists to honor military personnel who died in service to our country, and it gives us an opportunity to appreciate their sacrifice. There’s no better time to support your fellow local veterans, and there are plenty of veteran-owned businesses here in St. Pete that you can patronize. 

According to the Census Bureau’s  recently released American Business Survey 2019, veteran-owned businesses made up about 5.9%  of all businesses in the US, with an estimated $947.7 billion in receipts, approximately 3.9 million employees, and about $177.7 billion in annual payroll. 

In a collection of small business data from The Greenhouse’s St. Pete Small Business Map,  veteran-owned businesses make up approximately 10.5% of local small businesses in St. Pete. In fact, Florida ranked #3 as the best state for military retirees in a study released by WalletHub this week.   Here is a list of some veteran-owned businesses in St. Pete to patronize this holiday weekend and all year around:

Business NameWebsite
F-L Rainbow Travel inc5225 4th St N E
PedalPub-St Petersburg LLCpedalpubstpete.com
Wave Pool and Grill Storewavepoolandgrill.com
Bar Chinchillabarchinchilla.com
The Merchant - Purveyor of Local Goods, LLCmerchantstpete.com
The Crislip Cafe @ The Merchantcrisplispcafe.com
The Family Dentist, Dr Ron O'Nealtampabayfamilydentist.com
Bayboro Brewing Cobayborobrewing.com
Annie's Beauty Supplyanniesbeautysupply.com
Werner & Company, PAwenercpas.com
Cat’s BazaarFacebook Page
Bananas Records Vinyl Warehousebananasrecords.com
Rick's Electronics Boutiquedonttositwefixit.com
Fletcher Fischer Pollackfletcherfischer.com
NautiGirl Beachwearnautigirlbeachwear.com
Rising Tide Innovation Centerrisingtidecowork.com
Jun Cyberjuncyber.com
Gaunce Lawgauncelaw.com
Moore Creative Construction, LLC | Home Remodelingmoore-creative.com
Homewatch CareGivers of St. Pete Beachhomewatchcaregivers.com/st-pete-beach

About the St. Pete Small Business Map

The St. Pete Pete Small Business Map was a community-sourced tool launched by The Greenhouse during Small Business Week in October 2020.  The St. Pete Small Business Map displays local small businesses that operate in St. Petersburg for customers to easily find offers and services at the places they love and discover new favorite local places.  Businesses are invited to list their business in the tool!