Guavaween 2012 Tampa
The annual Halloween event in Tampa will return in a new and improved form with free entry to the streets of Ybor, a brand new Music Festival taking place at a handful of venues throughout Ybor.
Seven venues will participate, including The Ritz Ybor, The Orpheum, Czar, Crowbar, Market on 7th, New World Brewery and Centro Ybor.
The Guavaween Festival in Ybor City Tampa is one of Tampa Bay's largest festivals.
About the Festival
The 2012 Guavaween Festival has a new format. This year, the streets are opened up and it is Free for anyone to enter Ybor City. For 2012, there is a Music Festival at 7 venues with almost 30 bands. To enjoy the music festival, you do need to purchase tickets for Guavaween. These are $20 in advance and $30 the day of the event.
The Guavaween costume contest will take place in Centro Ybor.
There are several other events the day of Guavaween. Including the Miss Ybor Pageant, The Walking Dead Invades Club Prana Halloween party and many more.
Guavaween Events & Parties
- 2012 Guavaween Music Festival
Oct 27, 2012 - 6:00pm
The annual festival in Ybor City returns but in a new format. Guavaween Music Festival with over 20 bands at 7 venues throughout Ybor City.
- The Walking Dead Invades Club Prana
Oct 27, 2012 - 9:00pm
The hottest Halloween party in Tampa year after year is at Club Prana in Ybor City. 5 Levels to party! The biggest and best Halloween event that you do not want to miss!
- Miss Ybor Pageant at Guavaween 2012
Oct 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
Kick your 2012 Guavaween celebration off right with the Miss Ybor Pageant at Gaspar's Grotto in Ybor City. There will be awards for little Miss and Mr. Ybor City and more.
Will this be your first time at Guavaween in Tampa? Read more about the history and what to expect.
The concert lineup for Guavaween in Ybor City features almost 30 bands at 7 venues throughout the area! Get your advanced tickets with Ybor Chamber of Commerce.
2012 Guavaween Parade
The Mama Guava Stumble Parade in Historic Ybor City has been canceled for 2012. Stay tuned with 813area.com for more details as they come out.
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.
2012 Guavaween Tampa Rules & LawsThe 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