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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
MX Brass Mug Pageant
at Brass Mug
Ybor City Sirens and The Brass Mug are proud to present the first inaugural Mx. Brass Mug , a night of drag and debauchery!
90s Party BlockParty Vibes
at Bello Bar & Kitchen
JOVI CELEBRATING HER 35TH BIRTHDAY 90S STYLE
Buffalo Soldiers 25th Military Ball
at 5017 E Washington St
We're back for another epic night of awards, dinner, and glamour as you prepare to dance the night away with DJ Lady D. We have an open bar
OE Children's Book Fair
at Oxford Exchange
Join us for the annual OE Children's Book Fair. Meet new authors, find great summer reads, and celebrate our local children's authors.
Brush Sip & Paint Sunday Brunch
at 5129 FL-674
BRUSH Sip and Paint SUNDAY BRUNCH Celebrating the Musical Life of Juan Luis Guerra!
39th Annual Legacy Awards
at Columbia Restaurant
The Legacy Awards honors three local community leaders for their outstanding contributions to the community.
Juneteenth Cooler Fete
at THAP - 5508 Coworking & Collaboration Exchange
Celebrate Black Independence this Juneteenth with Soca, Reggae, Afrobeats, and Vybz! ✊?
1st Annual Chili Cook Off
at Reservoir Bar
Join us Sunday June 25th, 2023 for our 1st Annual Chili Cook Off! FREE TO ENTER!
Movie & Ceramics Night
at DRIP YBOR, Design Really Inspirational Projects -Paint Your
Stop by DRIP YBOR for a movie and ceramics night! Bring a group or ride solo and create or finish some artwork in shop while we project the movie. Come and join us for one of the best Movie events in Tampa.
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