View the May Calendar of Events (PDF).
See the calendar of special events held in Ybor City each year.
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
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
First Saturday of the Month
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 - June 18, 2015
The Message Is In The Medium: Silk Artists Portray World Visions
Seven silk painters from the US and Europe have been invited to create an installation of 2D and 3D landscapes and dreamscapes celebrating the rising awareness of women’s world visions on global and environmental concerns. The artworks are all on hand-painted silk panels, curated by Tampa silk artist Elizabeth Mitchell.
Artist Reception: Thurs., June 4, 4:30-7:30pm
FREE and open to the public | Gallery hours: Mon and Wed - Fri 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tues noon - 7 p.m.
HCC Ybor Visual and Performing Arts Gallery, Palm Ave and 15th Street | hccfl.edu | (813) 253-7674 or email@example.com
May 31, 2015
Spring Fling Sip & Shop Wine Tasting Event
Presented by the Ybor City Wine Bar, this unique spring-themed wine tasting event will feature more than 100 wines as well as food pairings to select from. The event will be held outside in the beautiful courtyard of Centro Ybor in front of the wine bar. Enjoy a 25% discount on all wine and craft beer purchased during the event.
$50 | 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
1600 E. 7th Ave., on the 1st floor of the Centro Ybor Complex | YborCityWineBar.com | (813) 999-4966
June 1 - August 31, 2015
Summer of Fun Sweepstakes
For the third straight year, historic Ybor City will kick start the summer season with a Facebook promotion. For 13 weeks starting June 1, Facebook users can enter the “Summer of Fun” Sweepstakes for a chance to win a prize package with items donated from Ybor City merchants. All Facebook users need to do is “like” Facebook.com/YborCityTampa and fill out the short entry form to be eligible.
Facebook.com/YborCityTampa | (813) 274-7936
June 10, 2015
Creative Loafing Meet the Chefs
Join Creative Loafing at the new Coppertail Brewing Co. Tasting Room for the official Restaurant Week kick off and Food Issue Release Party. Guests will enjoy an intimate meet and greet and small plates meal with some of the folks behind some of Tampa Bay's favorite restaurants and menu items. Sample exclusive bites and Coppertail beer pairings, chat up your favorite local chefs, and get your hands on a copy of CL's annual Food issue. Featuring the chefs from Cena, Rooster & the Till, Datz, Piquant, Mise en Place, The Living Room and The Refinery/Fodder & Shine.
7-9 p.m. | $40 general admission, $65 VIP (prices go up at the door)
Coppertail Brewing Co., 2601 E. 2nd Ave. | cltampa.com
June 14, 2015
31st Annual Legacy Awards Brunch
Annual celebration of Ybor City and its passionate community members with a Spanish-style brunch, silent auction, and the presentation of this year's Vicente Martinez-Ybor, Anthony Pizzo and Adela Gonzmart awards. This year's award recipients include Dr. Luz Lono, Arnold Martinez, and Cookie Rodante Spoto.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Columbia Restaurant, Siboney Room | ybormuseum.org | (813) 247-1434
June 15 - 18, 2015
The Italian Club Ladies Auxiliary, Inc. will host this event for the purpose of educating youth about the Italian culture. All seven areas of the camp are headed by State of Florida certified teachers, who are of Italian descent. It is our desire and goal that all children will gain an awareness of Italy’s culture and will have a love of Italy as we do. Grades 2-7 are eligible to attend.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Italian Club Campo Italiano | italian-club.org | (813) 886-7595
June 22 - 26, 2015
Centro Asturiano de Tampa: Campo Espana
Campo Espana is a day camp for children to enjoy Spanish culture through music and dance, art, food, language, storytelling, traditions and dominoes.
$75 per child | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Centro Asturiano, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave. | centroasturianotampa.org | (813) 962-5421