Featured Events
March 13th
Ybor Monthly Luncheon
Join the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce at our monthly lunch and learn. This month Commissioner Ken Hagen will be speaking with us at the Columbia Restaurant.

Please RSVP by FRIDAY, March 9th  

Walk-in's welcome.
$25 for members, $30 for non-members & walk-in's. 

Please contact Deb at DHargreaves@ybor.org for more information
Save the Date
April 20th & 21st
Please contact Deb Hargreaves at DHargreaves@ybor.org for sponsorship & vendor information!
Join the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce at our 11th Annual Aficionado Taste of Ybor! This two day event showcases the best food and beverages of Ybor City. This year, with an even bigger participation list! Come see what makes up Ybor City! Food, cocktails, craft beer, and cigars are just a few of whats to offer on 7th ave! 

Friday 7-10pm at  The Italian Club of Tampa
Beer, spirits, cigars, coffee, vendors, & live music

Saturday 1-4pm Tapas Trail along 7th Ave
10 Food Tickets per guest
Food & Beverage specials
15+ Participating Establishments
Free promos and Give Aways
Vote for your favorite food

GA Tapas Trail - One Day $25
VIP Pre-Party & Tapas Trail - Two Day $60
Ybor Events
March 1st
Secure Set
This Capture the Flag event will include challenges for all skill levels. Show your skills and learn cool new ones during this fun exercise designed and coached by SecureSet Academy instructors.

Happy Hour included!

CTF Participants will need the following:
+ Linux or some other *nix system that they prefer. It can be a VM or bare metal system.
+ Ability to access 802.11n (2.4 GHz) wireless or, the ability to connect to ethernet.
+ Most levels can be done with an SSH client and a web browser.

Beginners come at 5:30 to get your system set up and have any questions answered.
March 1st
Looking for something fun to do on Thirsty Thursday nights? Check out our wide variety of paintings scheduled every first and 3rd Thursday at Tequilas Mexican Restaurant in Ybor. They have 100 different Tequilas to choose from, as well as an awesome authentic menu. 

Coupon code 'SAVE35", saves you 35% at checkout.  

Feel free to change the colors or design of this painting, I'll be bringing extra colors! All materials and instructions provided. All the paintings come out similar to the original but expressed in your own unique artistic style. No experience required. The more you paint the better you get. 
March 3rd
TECO Streetcar

Streetcar Live is BACK! Join us for Streetcar Live on Saturday, March 3, from 5-7 p.m.
With a capacity of just 74, the historic Streetcar provides an intimate and unique musical experience unmatched in Tampa Bay.
The Loving Thorns  will board the Streetcar leaving Centennial Park Station at 5:00 p.m.
The rolling concert series is all ages and is now FREE, thanks to our FREE RIDE Saturday promotion!
March 3rd
Centro Asturiano
Choose your favorites: Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold-em Poker, Slot Machines, and Big Wheel
March 3rd
Get to  GameTime  at  Centro Ybor  in  Ybor City  to watch UFC 222 Cyborg vs Kunitskaya, Edgar vs Ortega live on Saturday March 3rd!

Enjoy great food serving a full menu, over 65 HDTVs throughout our Restaurant & Sports Bar. No reservations, no cover, first come first serve so get there early. Your entire party must be present to be seated.

March 4th
The Honey Pot
March 6th
Brass Tap Ybor
Bottle & Bottega is popping at your favorite YBOR bar. Gather your friends and join us for a painting party! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! 

Go against the grain of the same old, same old! Rustic, Vintage, or Country Chic--whatever your design aesthetic, you are sure to fall in love with painting on this textured surface. Registration includes use of all necessary paint supplies, artist instruction, and a take home 12x16 wood pallet.

Florida Ave & Brew Bus will be in the house celebrating Beer Week Tart Tuesday!
6pm | 1600 E 7th Ave | 8134210000

March 7th
Wednesday March 7th from 6-11pm at Coppertail Brewing Company

"Woodcar Race" w/ our friends from  Hardywood Park Craft Brewery . We will be selling 30 total of the pinecar racer kits in the tasting room starting 02/10. Entries will be limited so get your kits asap! Prizes TBA.
March 7th
Ybor City
Join your favorite beer reps as we celebrate Tampa Bay Beer Week in Ybor City. 11 breweries, 11 beers, 5 bars & lots of fun! Each stop will have 2-3 breweries representing their beers.  

Starting at: 

6pm - The Bricks

7pm - Reservoir Bar

8pm - The Brass Tap

9pm - Boneyard

10pm - The Dirty Shame
March 8th
Ybor City
Join Bainbridge Ybor City Apartments and the Ybor City Museum Society for the Seventh Annual Buildings Alive! Ybor City Architecture Hop, featuring behind-the-scenes tours of seven historic buildings and sites.

REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!  http://tinyurl.com/BuildingsAlive2018

Begin your adventure at the Send-Off Party in Garden of the Ybor City Museum State Park from 5:00-6:30 PM and enjoy food, libations, and music before you hop on a rubber-wheel trolleys that take you to each stop.
March 8th
Brass Tap Ybor
Do you even beer, bro? Join us as we gather together some of the best beer reps & brewers for a battle to be the smartest! Don’t worry, you don’t have to be smart to win! There will be plenty of swag to go around! Who will be battling....
Brew Bus 
Florida Ave
Brew Hub 
Hidden Springs 
Funky Buddha 

Special tappings from all breweries!

1600 E 7th Ave | Tampa | FL | 33605
March 9th
Ybor City
The Pub Crawl Committee would like to announce 
the 2018 Rough Riders St.Patrick's Day Pub Crawl.

Friday March 9th, 2018 Ybor City

Tickets are $20.00 or buy a 10 pack for $150.

Pick up your lanyard at the Starting Location you choose. 
Check in and food service at the starting locations begins at 5:00PM. All starting locations will cease the Pub Crawl food service 7:00PM.
March 10th & 11th
Downtown Tampa
March 11th
Wrap up Tampa Bay Beer Week with brunch at Coppertail. Special Brunch menu designed by the S&V Kitchen to be announced. Brunch-style beers on tap. 

Then go home and take a much deserved nap after a crazy week of beer!
March 15th
First Chance Last Chance

Join us for our bimonthly Networking event! This month we will be at First Chance Last Chance! Appetizers & drink specials will be happening all night. Come network with other professionals, don't forget your business cards!

1707 N 16th St | 11am-3pm
March 16th
Ybor City
The 2018 Tampa Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl!

Ticket's Will Be Released Soon! 

Earlybird Tickets are $5
Presale Tickets start at $10

Be a party of the Best Bar Crawl of the year!
FREE drink or shot at the registration site!
FREE cover at all partner venues
Professional photographers throughout the event
March 17th
Ybor City
Parade entry applications are due on February 16th.  

Parade applications can be found on the Rough Riders website:  www.tamparoughriders.org

You can go directly to the parade application by clicking teh follwoing link:

There is a mandatory meeting for all participating organizations on Feb 22nd at 7PM at the Rough Rider Clubhouse.

Check out the Brass Taps event supporting us...
March 18th
The Bunker
Cactus Moon Presents: The Succulent Bar Workshop!

Bring your date, best friend or treat yourself! We will make unique succulent & cacti arrangements using a variety of upcycled pots, containers and plants. All materials are included! Admission is $25 per person and includes all costs and materials for one complete arrangement. Cactus Moon owner Crystal Desi will instruct you how to create your very own living art and how to care for these beautiful arrangements for many months to come. Please feel free to share this event with your family and friends. The Bunker has a great selection of breakfast and lunch items, coffee, tea and WINE! 
March 24th
Tampa Pride
The 4th annual Tampa Pride Diversity Parade will be on March 24, 2018 in historic Ybor City, also known as the GaYBOR District. This is becoming an historical and annual spring event when Florida weather is most envied!

Once again the parade will wind its way east from the corner of Nuccio Parkway and 7th Avenue, down 7th Avenue to 20th Street where it will turn north to end at our new Street Festival location around historic Centennial Park. We even will be announcing the parade from the balcony of Hamburger Mary’s Tampa for more added excitement!

While the parade will start at 1PM, we will begin at noon in front of Centro Ybor with a special community tribute. Enter your walking, motorized or combined group by 1/15/2018 and enjoy our Early Bird discount.  TampaPride.org/Parade/
March 28th
Amalie Arena
The Innovation Summit sparked by Synapse is an opportunity for thousands of leaders and innovators to come together to celebrate, learn and explore the possibilities in technology.

Jeff Vinik - Tampa Bay Lightning Owner / SPP
Bob Buckhorn - Mayor of Tampa
Marc Blumenthal - Synapse Partner
Matthew Cohen - Co-Chair of Carlton Fields Blockchain and CryptoCurrency Practice
Ed Buckley- CEO of Peerfit
March 30th

VIP Opening Night: 7th Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival. Enjoy music, dancing, appetizers, drinks and schmoozing with VIP, celebrities, media, sponsors and more!
Member Specials
Gaspar's Grotto is now serving Breakfast every Monday - Saturday 7am-11am

Charity Beer Bingo at the Brass Tap Ybor takes place on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month

Check out First Chance Last Chance for their new Whiskey Wednesday

Wednesday wine tasting, every week at the Ybor City Wine Bar

Looking for a special event Venue? Look no further than the beautiful Historic Italian Club , located in the heart of Ybor City
Save the Date
April 5th - Festa Italiana

April 10th - Ybor Chamber Monthly Luncheon @ Hamburger Mary's

April 20th & 21st - Aficionado Days - Taste of Ybor
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Deb Hargreaves
Events & Marketing Coordinator
 813.248.3712 ext 3
Would you like to be featured in our monthly events newsletter? Contact Deb Hargreaves with your event information!