Upcoming Events

View the February Calendar of Events (PDF).

See the calendar of special events held in Ybor City each year.

Every Wednesday

Ybor City Wine Society Educational Wine Tasting
$15 | 7 p.m. | Ybor City Wine Bar, 1600 E. 8th Ave. | (813) 999-4966

Every Saturday

Ybor City Local Event

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

First Saturday of the Month

Pets on the Patio
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Gaspar's Grotto | (813) 248-5900

Streetcar Live Concert Series
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | On the TECO Line Streetcar | Facebook.com/TECOLineStreetcar | (813) 254-4278

Art on 19th Street
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Singing Stone Gallery | (813) 728-4325

Now - February 1, 2015

Ybor Colors
Artist Maryelin Sagafi shares her artistic renditions of Ybor City, featuring many of the city's symbols such as streetlights, cigars and flamenco dancers, during a solo art show at The Bunker.
The Bunker, 1907 N. 19th St.

February 7, 2015

Streetcar Live
Taking advantage of the unique and intimate atmosphere of the historic streetcars, Rebekah Pulley will perform on board the Streetcar, between Centennial Park Station and Whiting Station from 7-9 p.m. The rolling concert series is open to all ages and included in the TECO Line Streetcar System fare, just $2.50 for a one-way ride or $5.00 for an all-day pass. The Gasparilla Music Festival hand picks all of the musical acts in the Streetcar Live series.
7-9 p.m. | FREE
Aboard the TECO Line Streetcar | (813) 254-4278

4th Annual Bocce Ball Tournament
This annual tournament is designed to bring the community together to raise money for the preservation of The Cuban Club. Four-person bocce ball teams will enjoy free food and prizes. The event is open to the public.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | $500 for four-person teams
The Cuban Club Patio, 2012 Avenida de Cuba | thecubanclub.com

February 10, 2015

Ybor at Work
Don't miss this business expo for a chance to network with fellow members of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce. This event includes a light lunch plus entry into the exhibitor area to learn more about the products and services offered by some of Ybor City's businesses.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | $15
Columbia Restaurant, 2117 E. 7th Ave. | ybor.org | (813) 248-3712

Now - February 12, 2015

Suzanne Camp Crosby's "Assembly Required"
A selection of photographs from 1994-2014 celebrating more than 35 years as art faculty at the HCC Ybor City campus. Over the years, Crosby has shared her passion with thousands of students who will be her ultimate legacy. Suzanne retires April 30.

Gallery hours: Mon. & Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Tues. noon-7 p.m. | FREE

HCC Ybor campus, Performing Arts Building, Palm Ave. & 15th St. | hccfl.edu | (813) 253-7674

February 12, 2015

The UT Electronics Alive Animation Film Festival
The University of Tampa's Scarfone/Hartley Gallery and the HCC Ybor City Art Gallery are collaborating to present a special Animation Film Festival on the HCC Ybor Campus. It will coincide with UT Electronics Alive VIII biennial invitational exhibition that presents computer animations, interactive digital work and virtual spaces from around the world.
7 p.m. | FREE
HCC Ybor City Campus, Performing Arts Building, MainStage Theatre, Palm Ave and 15th St., Second Floor | ealive.utarts.com | (813) 253-7674

February 13, 2015

Pre-Knight Parade Party
Kicking off the weekend of parade festivities in Ybor City, this year’s Knight Parade Grand Marshal, the Tampa Egypt Shriners, will host a Pre-Knight Parade Party that will include food trucks, music, dancing, giveaways and raffle prizes. Local Shriner units and clubs will be in attendance to provide information on the organization and how to join its membership. VIP ticket holders will have a unique opportunity from 5-7 p.m. to hear from several former patients and speakers regarding the Shriners’ philanthropy.
7 p.m. | $25 general admission, $300 reserved table of 10 or $50 VIP admission, $550 reserved VIP table of 10
The Cuban Club, 2010 Avenida Republica de Cuba | egyptshrine.org | (813) 884-8381

February 14, 2015

Krewe of Sant' Yago Knight Parade
Hosted by the Krewe of the Knights of Sant' Yago, the Knight Parade is an annual celebration of Tampa civic pride. Thousands of people come to Ybor City for the parade to celebrate with the Krewes, the Grand Marshal, special guests, elected officials and local dignitaries. One of the largest illuminated parades in the Southeast, the Knight Parade features illuminated floats rolling down Ybor City's famed Seventh Avenue, accompanied by marching bands, thousands of costumed participants and scores of beads. 

7 p.m. | FREE, $25 for bleacher seats

Along Seventh Avenue | knightparade.com | (813) 248-3088

February 25, 2015

Meet the Brewers
To kick off Tampa Bay Beer Week, Creative Loafing is hosting its 2nd Annual Meet the Brewers. This year's event will feature Q&A with brewers of some of Tampa Bay's most beloved breweries including Coppertail Brewing, Rapp Brewing, Tampa Bay Brewing, Angry Chair Brewing and Saint Somewhere Brewing. Join your favorite local brewers at the CL Space for sample drafts, learn more about the beer you're trying for the first time or already can't get enough of, enjoy complimentary appetizers from Tampa Bay Brewing and get your hands on the #CLDrinkingIssue the night before it hits stands. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Current.
6-9 p.m. | $15 in advance, $20 at the door
CL Space, 1911 N. 13th St. Suite W200 | CLTampa.com | (813) 739-4800

February 28, 2015

Fiesta Day
This family-friendly street festival celebrates the cuisine, culture, and heritage of the Latin immigrants who settled in Ybor City at the turn of the 19th century. Now in its 68th year, Fiesta Day is one of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce's signature annual events.  
11 a.m. - 6 p.m. | FREE

Along Seventh Avenue | ybor.org | (813) 241-8838 ext. 24

Flan Fest
Enjoy the flavor of Ybor City! Join the Ybor City Saturday Market for this annual event to search for the top flan in Tampa Bay. Flan Fest is a free, family event that includes live entertainment, kids activities, shopping, food and flan.

11 a.m. | FREE

Centennial Park, 1800 E. 8th Ave. | ybormarket.com | (813) 241-2442

Boozy Trunk Show
Creative Loafing and CL Space are putting two of the best activities together: shopping and day drinking! Enjoy pop up shops, mimosas and brunchy bites from Irish 31.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | $15 in advance, $20 at the door
CL Space, 1911 N. 13th St. Suite W200 | CLTampa.com | (813) 739-4800

March 27, 2015

Gasp! The Gasparilla Fringe Festival
Creative Loafing and Tampa Museum of Art have partnered to bring Gasp!: The Gasparilla Fringe Festival back for its second year featuring dozens of exciting local performers from a variety of disciplines, including music, dance, theater, improv, video, and more. This multi-disciplinary performing arts festival will feature food by SONO CAFE and Mise En Place, liquor tastings, and the Museum’s exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell.
6-10 p.m. | $25 general admission in advance, $30 day of; $65 VIP in advance, $75 VIP day of
CL Space, 1911 N. 13th St. Suite W200 | CLTampa.com | (813) 739-4800