Welcome to Historic Ybor City
Old-world charm with a fresh feel - Ybor City in Tampa is suited for any taste.
Enjoy Historic Ybor City's exotic blend of sights and sounds, with a rich history to explore during the day and a sizzling nightlife to experience after sundown. The district's vibrant community embraces its past to create a culture that is uniquely Ybor City.
Explore Ybor City
Discover independent Ybor City restaurants on every street, set in eclectic architecture and style. Take a tour of the historic district to learn about Tampa's History. See upcoming events or list of special events for ideas on ways to experience Ybor City.
Turn your visit into a vacation by staying in one of the inns or hotels in Ybor City, the National Historic Landmark District of Tampa. From dining and dancing, to concerts and culture, there's always something new to see or do in Ybor City.
Ybor City Welcomes Ashley Furniture
Ashley Furniture HomeStores, the world’s largest furniture manufacturer, is establishing its U.S. e-commerce headquarters in Ybor City. Occupying more than 70,000 square feet of redeveloped space in Centro Ybor, the heart of Tampa’s historic business and entertainment district, will be more than 100 employees in executive, administrative, marketing, design, and information technology for both the e-commerce business as well as other Ashley corporate operations.
The new headquarters facility is expected to spur growth and renewal in the historic district and become a hub for thousands of annual visitors, including employees, retailers, vendors and customers from all over the world.
Attention Ybor City Merchants!
Build on the huge success of last summer's campaign by joining YCDC's 2015 Summer of Fun promotion and make this your hottest season ever. We're looking for Ybor City merchants who would like to take advantage of this exciting summer-long campaign where each week consumers enter a drawing for a chance to win Ybor City prize packages. Download the Summer of Fun flyer for more information on how your business can take advantage of this unique marketing opportunity or contact Brenda Thrower at the YCDC office, 813-274-7917.
Ybor Flavors TV Show
Find out what's new in Ybor City with "Ybor Flavors" host Veronica Swiatek. In this episode, she visits with three small business retailers in Ybor City - The Blind Tiger Cafe, Seventh Avenue Apothecary, and Faceplant Dreams - that enjoy keeping it local:
Ybor City in the News
News outlets frequently write about events, people, businesses and history of Ybor City. Find out what they're saying.
Live in Ybor City
Ybor City is one of the most sought-after urban communities in Tampa Bay. With buildings dating to the 1800s, the unique architecture creates an ambiance unlike any other. From historic casitas to newly constructed town homes, Ybor City suits any lifestyle. Work and play - just steps away from home! See available homes, condos and townhouses in Ybor City.
Build in Ybor City
Ybor City consistently has one of the highest occupancy rates in Tampa Bay. High demand, low inventory and properties ready for redevelopment mean great opportunity for residential developers. See the incentives and grants available to developers looking to invest in Ybor City.