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
Roaring 20's Speakeasy Experience -Afterholic Speakeasy
at Cerealholic Cafe and Bar
Roaring 20's Experience in the Basement of the Old Church. Great Gatsby has entered the building! Immersive experience Live Entertainment
Echoes of Her
at Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Art Gallery
ECHOES OF HER is a collection of stories told though theater and dance about what we inherit from the feminine forces that have guided or misguided us in the past.
Emo Night Brooklyn
at The Orpheum
Emo Night Brooklyn returns to The Orpheum in Tampa Friday January 21st
MR.C (Superfreq|The Shamen|LA), Brian Busto, Brizee in The Dungeon
at The Castle
With great pleasure we proudly welcome back to Tampa the UK acid house legend, Shamen frontman and founder of Superfreq records, MR. C!
OPEN MIC MUSIC NETWORKING PARTY
at Soulful Lounge @ (Soulful Flavors Seffner)
New Venue To Showcase Your Talent & Business
Com Truise in Tampa
at The Orpheum
Com Truise in Tampa at the Orpheum
LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS @ Hip Hop Crab
at Hip Hop Crab - Seafood and Bar
There's no need to settle on your Saturday Nights any longer...Meet Tampa’s grown and progressive at Hip Hop Crab every 2nd & 4th Saturday i.e. January 22, 2022 Timings: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST
Intimate Cafe Session - Private Acoustic Concert
at Foundation Coffee Co.
Tampa Acoustic Sessions presents: Intimate Cafe Series at Foundation Coffee Co. in historic Ybor City! Join us on January 27, 2022 at Foundation Coffee Co.
UT Alumni Gasparilla Brunch
at UT Plant Hall
Hosted by the Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter, The University of Tampa's Annual Alumni Gasparilla Brunch is back!
Bud Light Seltzer Treasure Cove at the Gasparilla Pirate Fest
at 200 Bayshore Blvd
Join us as we celebrate the Gasparilla Pirate Fest at the Bud Light Seltzer Treasure Cove
Ybor City Updates
Tomorrow at 19:30 – Jan 22, 08:30 PM
Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Art Gallery
Tomorrow at 19:00 – 10:30 pm
Today at 09:00 PM - Jan 21, 02:00 AM
Soulful Lounge @ (Soulful Flavors Seffner)