About Ybor City
Founded in 1886, Ybor City became known as the cigar capital of the world. The poplulation flourished with imigrants from Cuba, Spain, and Italy. Today Ybor City Historic District is the heart of Tampa's history and is filled with multi-cultural restaurants, bars and night clubs, specialy shops, art, music, architecture, and special events to celebrate Tampa's history. Two of the biggest events are the Guavaween Festival and the Gasparilla Knight Parade. There is trolley transportation to and from Downtown Tampa and Channelside. Also enjoy shopping at the many specialty shops along the streets as well as Centro Ybor which also has restaurants, Muvico movie theater & a few bars. Whether you are a history buff, looking for some relaxation, amazing food, or some excitement afterdark, Ybor City is definitely a place to visit in Tampa.
Ybor City nightlife includes some of the hottest college bars & night clubs in Tampa. You will also find everything to include techno dance clubs, outdoor patio bars, martini bars, entertainment venues, happy hour bars, live music jazz bars and much more. Restaurants in Ybor City Tampa range in everything from ethnic cuisine to small pizza shops. Dining in Ybor City is popular for the lunch crowd, tourists & late night dining. Although Ybor City in Tampa is mostly known to the locals for its great nightlife & dining, the neighborhood has much more to offer.
Ybor City has been a staple for the Tampa Bay community for so long and continues to do so. Be sure to check out the Ybor City History Museum along with several of the historical sites in the community. Venture out of the heart of Ybor and you'll be emersed in the soul of Ybor. The historic homes, cigar factory buildings and more will paint a picture of the past along with a glypse into the future of Ybor City and the region.
Events in Ybor City
Halsey at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre | Florida
Halsey, a Grammy nominee, has scheduled a huge 22-city North American tour for 2022 to support her new album 'If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power.'
TAMPA HOPE Pizza & Support Meetup
at Tates Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Complimentary pizza and plenty of support are provided for ANY current or former birth mom, birth dad, and those who support them.
Magic Intention Candle Making - $5, pay at the door
All classes are in person at Spellbound. Pay $5 at the door. We encourage pre-registering to receive e-mailed updates for this class only.
Tampa Plant Swap!
at Cactus Moon
Join your fellow plant parents for a community plant swap!
Grad Night Memorial Day Weekend
at Hip Hop Crab - Seafood and Bar
LinkUp presents Grad Night Memorial Day Weekend on May 28th! An exclusive night for graduates, military, and the elite crowd of the Bay Area
11th Annual Ford International Cuban Sandwich Festival
at Centennial Park
Each year, The International Cuban Sandwich Festival attracts THOUSANDS of people from around the State, Nation, and World to enjoy this FREE Family oriented cultural festival featuring over 100 Cultural, Business and Food vendors, LIVE CULTURAL ENTER
VIP Judging Area @ Ybor City Museum Gardens: FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival
at Ybor City State Museum
11th Annual FORD Intl. Cuban Sandwich Festival Sunday, May 29th, 2022 @ Back in Centennial Park!
Save A Slice Food Fest & Eating Competition 2022 (May Edition) at Mojitos Tampa
at Mojitos Tampa
Save A Slice Food Fest 2022
Vin Collective: World Premiere Lapin Rouillé Rose Limited Release Champagne Toas
at 7th and Grove
Vin Collective: World Premiere Lapin Rouillé Rose Limited Release Champagne Toast, Tasting & Pairing
Cosaholic After Dark a Cabaret Experience
at Cerealholic Cafe and Bar
Hosted By: Cosaholic Production LLC
Participants: Cosaholic Production LLC
Down the rabbit hole we go, where we stop nobody knows. Come enjoy a night of sass, tease, funny, naughty, entertainment. We will have entertainment from al walks of the multiverse, burlesque, cabaret singer, comedians, pirates oh my!!
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