View the July Calendar of Events (PDF).
See the calendar of special events held in Ybor City each year.
Special Joffrey's feature of the day for free | Joffrey's Coffee, 1811 N. 15th St. | (813) 247-4700
1 Million Cups Tampa
Free | 9 a.m. | Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center, 2101 E. Palm Ave. | (813) 204-9267
Ybor City Wine Society Educational Wine Tasting
$15 | 7 p.m. | Ybor City Wine Bar, 1600 E. 8th Ave. | (813) 999-4966
Wrap and Wine Wednesday
$3.99 wrap and $2 glass of wine | all day | Joffrey's Coffee, 1811 N. 15th St. | (813) 247-4700
$30 | 6-7 p.m. | The Blind Tiger Cafe, 1901 E. 7th Ave. | (813) 540-2233
First Thursday of the Month
Ybor City Craft Beer Society Monthly Beer and Food Pairing
$25 | 7 p.m. | Ybor City Wine Bar | (813) 999-4966
Third Thursday of the Month
Third Thursday Tap Takeover
FREE | 6-8 p.m. | The Bad Monkey | (813) 280-9971
Saturday Yoga in Ybor
9:30 a.m. | Ybor City Museum State Garden | (813) 248-9642
Ybor City Saturday Market
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Centennial Park | (813) 241-2442
Now - September 24, 2015
Carl Knickerbocker's “Incomplete Guide to the Suburban Primitive”
The exhibition of Carl Knickerbocker’s work which reflects the geographic identity of his hometown, Oviedo, through paintings and video art puppet shows. His art concentrates on the tension between urban affluence and the perils of modern consumerism.
Mon, Weds, Thurs & Fri from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tues Noon to 7 p.m. | FREE
HCC Ybor Campus, Performing Arts Building, Palm Ave & 15th Street | www.hccfl.edu/yborgallery | (813) 253-7674
Now - September 26, 2015
Ybor Daily Market Summer Concert Series
Ybor Daily Market is hosting a summer concert series featuring local performers booked by Now Hear This. Every Saturday night in July, August and September will feature live music on a local stage adjacent to the Ybor Daily Market. Music genres vary and acts range from solo performers to bands.
8-10 p.m. | $10
Ybor Daily Market, 1920 E. 7th Ave. | Eventbrite.com or YborDailyMarket.com | (813) 312-7425
September 2, 2015
Beer and Bow Ties
Beer and Bow Ties Benefit is a fundraiser hosted at Coppertail Brewery to raise help, hope and healing for those dealing with devastating trauma. All proceeds will go to the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. Tickets are $45 with a commemorative yellow bowtie to represent suicide prevention and awareness.
6-9 p.m. | $20-45
Coppertail Brewing, 2601 E. 2nd Ave. | beerandbowtiestampabay.com
September 3, 2015
Artist Reception: Carl Knickerbocker's “Incomplete Guide to the Suburban Primitive”
The exhibition of Carl Knickerbocker’s work, which reflects the geographic identity of his hometown, Oviedo, through paintings and video art puppet shows. His art concentrates on the tension between urban affluence and the perils of modern consumerism.
4:30-7:00 p.m., artist's talk at 6:15 p.m. | FREE
Performing Arts Building, Palm Ave & 15th Street | www.hccfl.edu/yborgallery | (813) 253-7674
September 5, 2015
International Bacon Day
Coppertail Brewing and LOKO Cuisine are teaming to host a bacon-themed brunch event. The brunch includes one beer or a Unholy Tripple Bacon Bloody Mary and four international inspired bacon courses. Coppertail will also have a special barrel aged beer on tap.
11 a.m. | $32.10
Coppertail Brewing Co., 2601 E. 2nd Ave. | lococuisine.com | (813) 731-3327
September 12, 2015
Celebra tu Herencia - Official Hispanic Heritage Kick-off Event
In partnership with the Ybor City Saturday Market and Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc., Celebra tu Herenica will offer the community a full day of music, folkloric dances, cooking competitions, arts and crafts sales, plus the selection of the Hispanic Cultural Ambassador and more. Mayor Buckhorn will present the official proclamation and more than 40 colorful flags on the main stage will represent 40 Spanish speaking countries. The traditional Arroz con Pollo cooking contest will continue with cash prizes, handcrafted plaques and judging rights for 2016 awarded to the winners.
noon - 5 p.m. | FREE
Centennial Park | ybormarket.com | (813) 241-2442
50th Annual Ybor City Chamber Gala
Enjoy dining, dancing and entertainment while celebrating the presentation of the 22nd Adela & Cesar Gonzmart Award honoring The Guagliardo Family of Sunny Florida Dairy. Tapas and cash bar start at 6:30 and dinner is served at 8:00.
6:30 - 11:00 p.m. | $100 individual ticket, $190 per couple
Columbia Restaurant, 2117 E. 7th Ave. | ybor.org | (813) 248-4961
September 20, 2015
Columbia Restaurant's 1905 Day
Columbia Restaurants roll back their prices for "1905 Day" to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Florida's Oldest RestaurantSM. From noon until 7 p.m. on "1905 Day," guests will enjoy the Columbia Restaurant's world-famous Spanish/Cuban cuisine for prices they might have paid in the "good ole days." For example, enjoy chicken & yellow rice "Ybor" for $2.95, boliche for $2.95, Spanish bean or Cuban black bean soup for 50 cents a cup or glasses of sangria for less than a dollar.
Noon - 7 p.m.
Columbia Restaurant, 2117 E. 7th Ave. | columbiarestaurant.com | (813) 248-3000
September 24, 2015
Sushi Battle Tampa
Be a part of a battle for the ages as between Tampa's top sushi joints. Enjoy unlimited samples of sushi from area restaurants and vote on who deserves to win the battle. Also enjoy sake tastings, sake bombs, karaoke, Godzilla, Taiko Drums, and other entertainment.
5:30-9:30 p.m. (Doors open for VIP ticket holders at 5:30 p.m. | $40 general admission, $70 VIP
Ritz Ybor, 1503 E. 7th Ave. | sushibattletampa.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
September 26, 2015
Plan B Block Party
Plan B Block Party will take over Ybor for its third year at venues including Crowbar, New World Brewery, Cigar City Cider and Mead, Tequilas and more. RJD2 is headlining with various other bands such as Hank & Cupcakes and Chief Scout.
Doors open at 4 p.m. | $20 in advance
Ybor City Historic District, E. 7th Ave. | Facebook.com
October 18, 2015
Viva Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage Festival
All American Music Productions Inc. and Latin Times Media Inc. invite the Tampa Bay community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring generations of Hispanic Americans residing in Tampa Bay and across the state and nation. Viva Tampa Bay is an exciting FREE family art and cultural festival celebrating the beauty of Tampa Bay's Hispanic communities. Guests will enjoy delicious Latin foods, festivities and performances dedicated to Hispanic Heritage, plus world-renowned, award-winning singer Carlos Oliva and Los Sobrinos del Juez and internationally famous, multi-Grammy winning percussionist Giovanni Hildago. Awards will be given out to our city's most influential Hispanic leaders and award-winning Latin artists and singers will perform. Special guests include former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Martin Gramatica; Tampa Hispanic Man of the Year recipient Evelio Otero; host of The Jorge Show, Jorge Alvarado, and more.
Free | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Centennial Park | allamericanmusicevents.com or latintimesmedia.com | (813) 407-6866