Guavaween 2013 Tampa

About the Festival

The 2013 Guavaween Festival has a new format. Ybor City will host a couple daytime including the family friendly Pumpkin Patch which will then be followed by the Guavaween Costume Contest and concert taking place at Centro Ybor.

The Guavaween costume contest will have a $1,000 cash prize winner with runner up prizes of gift certificates.

Come early and stay late as the streets of Ybor City will be flooded with ghosts, goblins, zombies and more!

Guavaween Events & Parties

  • 2013 Guavaween Costume Contest
    Oct 26, 2013 - 7:00pm
    The format for the 2013 Guavaween Festival is a main stage in Centro Ybor with live music from 7:00 to 8:45 PM followed by the Guavaween Costume Contest at 9 PM.
  • Haunted Dollhouse Guavaween Party at Club Prana
    Oct 27, 2013 - 9:00pm
    Get dolled up or dress in costume because Club Prana will be transformed into a Haunted Dollhouse for the annual Halloween event on Guavaween night.
  • Little Monsters Promenade and Pumpkin Patch
    Oct 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
    Daytime Family Friendly Guavaween event where kids can choose a free pumpkin to decorate from more than 300 in a fenced pumpkin patch in Centro Ybor courtyard. Then show off kids' costumes during trick-or-treat among the Centro Ybor merchants from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Will this be your first time at Guavaween in Tampa? Read more about the history and what to expect.

Concert Lineup

Scilter, one of the outstanding regional bands of Guavaween 2011, has been invited back to be the featured entertainment and will perform from 7:00 to 8:45 PM..

2013 Guavaween Parade

The Mama Guava Stumble Parade in Historic Ybor City has been canceled for 2013.

Guavaween Photos

Check out all the Previous events in the Photo Gallery

The photo gallery includes Costume Contest Photos, Guavaween Festival Photos, Mama Stumble Parade, EVE6 and TONIC concert photos and more!

Parking & Transportation

There are several road closures in Ybor City for the festival so if you are visiting from out of town, make sure you get familiar with the roads in Tampa. Historic Ybor City is located just south of I-4 and north of the Selmon Expressway (Crosstown). There are several parking lots and garages around Ybor but there are also places to park in the nearby Channel District or Downtown. Transportation is available with the TECO Line Streetcar System to/from Downtown, Channelside and Ybor.

2013 Guavaween Tampa Rules & Laws

The following will be strictly enforced:
  • Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol
  • Open containers only permitted in designated areas
  • Alcohol may not be consumed from kegs or large vessels
  • Must purchase alcohol from vendors
  • Only cans or plastic bottles permitted; no glass or Styrofoam cups or containers
  • Use port-o-lets and other restroom facilities
  • No Fighting
  • No Property damage
  • No Trespassing
  • No nudity or flashing for beads
  • No Public intoxication
  • No Driving under the influence
  • No motorized vehicles or bicycles
  • No Weapons
  • No Illegal drugs