Q. Where is Merry Marketplace?
A. Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32501

Q. Who can I contact for more information?
A. Contact Caitlin Okrzesik or call (850) 438-4081.

Q. What time does the event start and end?
A. Doors open at 1 p.m. and close at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Q. Is Merry Marketplace only one day?
A. Yes, Thursday, Dec. 8.

Q. How many vendors are participating?
A. 35 local vendors

Q. What can I expect at Merry Marketplace?
A. The Greater Pensacola Chamber is kicking off the holiday shopping season! This event will showcase the area’s boutiques, shops and organizations, and the public is invited to shop for unique and personalized gifts, take selfies with Santa, bid on holly wreaths in a silent auction, and socialize at the Jingle and Mingle after hours with the Leadership Pensacola Class of 2017. Join us as we invest in Pensacola and shop local this holiday season.

Q. How can I purchase tickets to attend the event?
A. It is free admission with the donation of one non-perishable food item per adult. (Children ages 12 and under are free.)

Q. Are there specific non-perishable food items that are needed more than others?
A. Yes, click here for a list of needed food items and donation guidelines for Manna Food Pantries.

Q. Will food be available for purchase?
A. Yes, the Pensacola Grand Hotel have food and beverages available for purchase.

Q. Am I allowed to bring my own food and drink inside Merry Marketplace?
A. No, but you may purchase food and beverages from the Pensacola Grand Hotel.

Q. Can anyone attend Merry Marketplace?
A. Yes, this event is open to the general public.

Q. Can I buy items and gifts at Merry Marketplace?
A. Yes! The expo will have fully functioning vendor booths to purchase items that will make great gifts. Some vendors may only accept cash or check so be prepared with cash and/or your checkbook.

Q. Is re-entry allowed?
A. Yes, as long as you still have your ticket.

Q. Will I have to wait in lines during Merry Marketplace?
A. Anything this awesome is worth waiting for! While you may encounter a few lines, there will be lots of things to do and experience.

Q. Will there be activities for children?
A. Yes, there will be activities for children to participate in such as selfies with Santa, etc.

Q. Can I take pictures and video?
A. Yes! We ask that you please upload your photos and videos, tag @Greater Pensacola Chamber on Facebook and Twitter, and hashtag #MerryMarketplace.

For more information, contact Caitlin Okrzesik at (850) 438-4081.

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