Creative Loafing Tampa's annual Holiday Auction is back and benefits Metropolitan Ministries

The auction will run Dec. 14 at 3 pm. thru Dec. 21 at 3 p.m.

click to enlarge This year's holiday auction includes dinner for four curated & hosted by Dr. BBQ. - DR. BBQ
This year's holiday auction includes dinner for four curated & hosted by Dr. BBQ.

Creative Loafing Tampa's Holiday Auction is back and it's loaded with items that will have you busting open your piggy bank. The auction takes place on eBay, and all you have to do is click, bid, and wait. Make sure to keep an eye on your item, you might just find yourself in a bidding war for Tampa Bay Lightning Erik Cernak Jersey.

Not into sports? Dining experiences, spa treatments and other goodies are up for grabs. The 2020 Holiday Auction runs from Mon., Dec. 14 at 3 pm. thru Dec. 21 at 3 p.m.

As always, a portion of the proceeds will benefit a local charity. This year, the selected nonprofit is Metropolitan Ministries, a 48-year-old volunteer and donor-powered organization that provides services to alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency for at-risk and homeless families in Tampa Bay.

This year's auction begins on eBay Mon., Dec. 14, at 3 p.m., featuring items like:

  • 14-week digital edition, physical edition, online, & social Creative Loafing advertising package
  • A facial every month for a year at WHOLE Aveda
  • BioSafe Surfaces, Inc. 90-Day Antimicrobial Treatment for up to 10,000 square feet & bottles of 24-Hour Alcohol-Free, Hand Sanitizer
  • Bundle of TMA's exhibition art books & four admission ticket passes
  • Creative Loafing cover wrap
  • Dinner for four curated & hosted by Dr. BBQ
  • Four tickets to Badfish at Jannus Live & $100 gift card to Red Mesa Cantina
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa - Deluxe One-Night Stay, $200 at Rock Spa & $250 Food & Beverage Dining Credit
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Erik Cernak Jersey & bottle of Tampa Bay Lightning 2020 Championship Bubbly by Mano's Wine

For more than a decade, CL has raised more than $210,000 for local charities.

For the entire list of Creative Loafing’s Holiday Auction items, visit If you don't have the bucks to cough up for the auction, but still want some cool shit, opt for CL's 12 Days of Deals featuring half-off certificates to Tampa Bay restaurants. 

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