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.
Star Towne Christmas Village 2023
at Southside Baptist Church
Come make unique Christmas memories at Star Towne Christmas Village 2023, where the charming 1880’s era awaits you at every corner!
Chi O Coffee 2023
at The Bay Club at the Westshore Yacht Club
Good friends and good cheer, it's that time of year! Join us for this year's Chi O Coffee.
The Sneaker Travelers Tampa
at Florida State Fairgrounds
Join us at The Sneaker Travelers Tampa for a sneaker-filled extravaganza on December 2, 2023, where sneakerheads unite to explore
Femmes & Follies: 10th Anniversary Show
at The RITZ Ybor
Tampa's award-winning + biggest burlesque company present their 10th Anniversary celebration showcase on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023.
Buccaneers VS. Panthers
at Raymond James Stadium
Comedian Solo Jones and Friends at the Tampa Improv
at Improv Comedy Theater, East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL, USA
Get ready to laugh your socks off at the Tampa Improv with Comedian Solo Jones, Damion Davis and Marlon Maxwell. Hosted by Jacoby Bruton
Cookies with Santa
at Wellspring Community Church
Sign up each child (not adults) for a time to come and take your picture with Santa. Enjoy delicious cookies and hot cocoa.
Christmas With The Campana's
at 3405 W Morrison Ave
Please stop by and enjoy some holiday cheer at our annual open house, 7-11pm. Cocktail attire and RSVP requested.
Divine Keys 13th Annual Luncheon
at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Join us for the 13th Annual Divine Keys Luncheon. This will be a time to fellowship, connect, and serve.