Welcome to Historic Ybor City

Victor Martinez-Ybor, founder of Ybor CityOld-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.

YCDC Manager Vince Pardo Retires
After 16 years as YCDC General Manager, Vince Pardo retires on August 28. Vince has played an integral part in Ybor City's revitalization over the last several years. During his tenure, Pardo has worked tirelessly to promote redevelopment and attract new investment to Tampa's Historic District. He steps away after helping lay the foundation for the district's strongest economic push in decades, which includes more than a half dozen multi-family residential projects, a new corporate headquarters, plans for a four-star boutique hotel and a new microbrewery. In honor of Vince's hard work and dedication, Centro Ybor has placed Vince's picture over Lady Ybor on the Centro Ybor sign, as pictured below.

Win Ybor City Prizes
Ybor City retailers, restaurants and merchants are giving away prizes all summer long through the Summer of Fun sweepstakes! More than 150 prizes will be given away to 60 lucky winners this summer. Enter once on the "Discover Ybor City" Facebook page for your chance to win great Ybor City prizes. Prize package winners will be drawn each week from June 1 to August 31.

Ybor Flavors TV Show
Find out what's new in Ybor City with "Ybor Flavors" host Veronica Swiatek. In this episode, she explores one of the area’s fastest-growing industries – craft beer – with visits to three of Ybor City’s breweries – Coppertail Brewing, Tampa Bay Brewing Co. and Cigar City Cider and Mead.

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.