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Halloween in Ybor City


Halloween in Ybor City

Thursday, October 17 - Thursday, October 31


October kicks off our three-month Holiday Season in Historic Ybor City.

Thursday, October 12 - 31

Fantasma Fest
Save the date for the second annual Fantasma Fest in Ybor City! The Ybor Merchants Association created a series of Halloween events for families - and some just for adults.  Events include a bartender's competition, pumpkin patch, bed race, motorcycle poker run, Halloween ball, and more.

Various Ybor City venues

Thursday, October 24

Fantasma Feast 
Celebrate Ybor City's many flavors with a tapas trail through Ybor City. Lanyards are available for $10 at participating restaurants: Ybor City Wine Bar, Bernini of Ybor, Gaspar’s Grotto, Green Iguana, King Corona, Tampa Bay Brewing Company, Carne Chop House, Italian Club Cantina, Stone Chef Catering & Events, Elmer’s Sports Café, Sunday’s Delicatessen, The Boneyard, The Dogs Bollocks, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

5 - 8 p.m.
Various Ybor City venues | YborNow.com

Friday, October 25

Fantasma Fest: Zombie Crawl & Zombie Fest
Put on your best zombie face and join the zombie crawl! Stops inclue The Dirty Shame, Boneyard, Coyote Ugly, Dogs Bollocks, Reservoir Bar and The Honey Pot. Makeup artists will be available at The Dirty Shame starting at 4 p.m. (free; tips appreciated).

7 - 9:30 p.m.
Starts at The Dirty Shame, 1929 E. 7th Ave. | YborNow.com

Saturday, October 26

little monsters promenade

Fantasma Fest: Little Monsters Promenade and Pumpkin Patch
Kids can choose a free pumpkin to decorate from more than 300 in a fenced pumpkin patch in Centro Ybor courtyard. Then show off kids' costumes during trick-or-treat among the Centro Ybor merchants from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Centro Ybor, 1600 E. 7th Ave. | YborNow.com


Fantasma Fest: Big Monsters Bed Bash
Roll down 7th Avenue during the first annual Bed Bash. Teams drag race wheeled beds along two blocks in Ybor City.

3 - 5 p.m.
7th Avenue from 17th to 19th Streets | YborNow.com


Fantasma Fest: Witchcraft Beer and Music Festival
Enjoy local music while sampling various craft beers at each location. Wristbands available for $30 at participating venues (TBA).

6 - 9 p.m.
Various Ybor City venues | YborNow.com


Guavaween 2013

Guavaween Costume Contest
The 28th annual Guavaween returns this year as a costume contest with a "Monster Mash" theme celebrating classic monsters from the golden age of horror films. The original Mama Guava Kathi Grau will host the contest and award a cash prize of $1,000 for the best costume. Live music begins at 7 p.m. and the contest begins at 9 p.m.

9 p.m.
Centro Ybor, 1600 E. 8th Ave | 813.241.8838 | Ybor.org

Sunday, October 27

Hell on Wheels

Fantasma Fest: Hell on Wheels
Save the date for the 2nd annual motorcycle rally and poker walk. Proceeds benefit AMVETS.

Registration begins at noon
Various Ybor City venues | YborNow.com

Thursday, October 31

Fantasma Fest: Halloween Ball
Save the date for the Fantasma Fest Halloween Ball at The Castle. More details coming soon.

The Castle, 2004 N. 16th St. | YborNow.com