Featured Events
January 9th
Ybor Monthly Luncheon
Join the Ybor Chamber, members and friends for a learn and lunch. This month, our speaker is Terri Parnell-Longphee, Director of Sales for the Florida State Fair. Join us as we learn about all the fun at the 2018 FL State fair.

Tickets are $25 for preregistered members, $30 day of and for non members. Located at the COlumbia Restaurant on 7th Ave.

11:30am Check-in and Networking
12pm Program Begins
January 18th
Ybor After Work
Happy New Year!

Join us for our first Ybor After Work Networking meeting of 2018 at Bainbridge Ybor City! This beautiful new apartment complex has so much to offer. Come out for a night of networking and check out all the great amenities at Bainbridge! 3 Daughters Brewing will be providing beer & Brass Tap Ybor will be providing wine. We are still looking for food donations!

5pm-7pm | 1512 E 12th Ave

Businesses: make sure to bring some flyers to hand out to residents.
Ybor Events
January 3rd
Ybor City Wine Bar
The   Ybor City Wine Society  invites you to join us on Wednesday, January 3rd at 7 PM for a Special WINE CLUB Wine Tasting.
This week's Wine Society will feature the wonderful wines of our January Wine Club. This week's Wine Society is FREE for all of our Wine Club members ($20 for non-wine club members). 
If you are interested in learning more about wine, the Ybor City Wine Society is the group for you. Our weekly wine tastings are fun & educational and are held in a casual and social environment. 
January 5th
The Ritz
Sunset Events in Association with Tampa EDM present: 


Friday – January 5th, 2018 – at The Ritz Ybor for #POUND Fridays

January 6th
TECO Streetcar
Streetcar Live is BACK! Join us on Saturday, January 6, 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 rolling concert series is all ages and is now FREE, thanks to our FREE RIDE Saturday promotion!
January 8th
First Chance Last Chance
Working on New Year's Eve? Us too, so we're hosting a hospitality blowout just for those hard working service industry folks. 

50% Off With BNO Card
Live Music
Courtyard Games
$5 Sparkling Champagne Punch (YES- w/ actual edible glitter) ✨

Have your New Years Eve fun without all the amateurs. It's actually better this way.
January 10th
HCC Ybor Campus
Spectrum News presents
Silent No More - Harassment in the Workplace - Town Hall
Join Spectrum News for a one-hour live town hall event focusing on the recent movement regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. From victims raising their voices against their accusers to individuals raising awareness on an issue that has existed for decades, we take an in-depth look at a nationwide crusade that is inspiring women to speak out openly on sexual harassment.
January 11th
Door open at 8pm! Live music starts at 9pm. We are getting together for another Crowsnest at the Crowbar. This is going to be a great time. We will have many artist and Musicians performing. This event has always been very special Troy always brought us all together. Now in his honor we are going to keep on Keepin on! So come ready to enjoy a beautiful night of music and Art.

No Cover. 

We will also be collecting canned food and clothing donations for Metropolitan Ministries. So please bring in any donations if you can.
January 11th - 20th
Black Heritage Festival
The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival is the ultimate regional destination leading up to the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend. This ten-day celebration includes live entertainment, exciting cultural events, relevant health tutorials,  business advising seminars , renowned speakers, food vendors, craft vendors, a  music fest  with national recording artists and more. Tampa Bay’s annual family-friendly festival commemorates the many contributions and influences African Americans and the African Diaspora have made in our society.
January 13th
Ybor City
Join the History Center for a guided tour of historic Ybor City. This 90-minute outdoor walking tour is led by a History Center-trained docent and focuses on the founding and development of Ybor City in the late 19th century early 20th century.

Tour the streets of Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of early Ybor. You’ll see mutual aid societies, the Ybor Cigar Factory and other key landmarks, and hear the stories behind one Florida’s oldest and most unique communities.

Walking Tours meet in front of the Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Ybor City, FL 33605.

Participants will walk a total of approximately one mile along public sidewalks and brick streets. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes and attire for walking outside. Guests might also want to bring bottled water on the tour.

Tours are limited to 25 people. Pre-registration is required. For details, call 813-228-0097.
January 18th
5 Star Dive Bar
Join 5 Star Dive Bar in Ybor City Thursday Jan 18th 2018 for the amazing Poetry N Lotion LIVE.

Free Entry. 

VIP seating available call our office anytime at 813-284-5691. 

January 19th
Brass Tap Ybor
In dog years... we are 21!

WOW! What a pleasure it has been to be part of Ybor City for the past 3 years! We are excited that our anniversary is on a Friday, that means more friends to celebrate with us!

We will have specials, rare tappings & lots of give aways all day long. We will also be launching some of our new food & beverage items for 2018. Ever heard of a mega mule? I bet you will mega love it!! Live music with Scott Meyers starts at 9pm
January 20th
The Attic at Rock Brothers
Big Rays Rib Shack is performing at The Attic at Rock Brothers Brewing Company.

Come on out for some Hilarious Improv. A Theatre Sports style show, like “Whose Line Is It Anyway”. Laughs are Guaranteed!!!

Doors open at 9pm
January 27th
Gasparilla Pirate Festival
2018  Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa   Gasparilla  Pirate Fest is FREE TO ATTEND. Here's the schedule for Saturday, January 27th:

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion
Route: The Jose Gasparilla sets sail at the south end of Hillsborough Bay at 11:30am., sails north to Seddon Channel & docks at the  Tampa Convention Center  at 1:00 pm.

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion Brunch
Admission: Tickets REQUIRED for adults and for children over the age of two. Tickets available:  www.GasparillaTreasures.com  

2:00 p.m. – approx. 5:30 p.m. Parade of the Pirates
Route: The parade begins at Bay to Bay Blvd & Bayshore Blvd. It continues along Bayshore Blvd to Brorein St., turns east on Brorein St,, then north on Ashley Dr. Parade ends at Cass St. & Ashley Dr.
FREE to attend.

For additional event information visit  www.GasparillaPirateFest.com

For Reserved Bleacher Seats, Brunch Tickets, Bourbon & Bowetie Bangles and more merch, visit:  www.GasparillaTreasures.com  ***2018 Gasparilla Parade Tickets go on sale in May 2017*** 

Join us on Instagram & Twitter @GasparillaTampa  
January 27th
Brew Bus Brewing
Ahoy! Climb aboard the Brew Bus for the Gasparilla Invasion of Tampa Bay. The voyage will carry ye from Brew Bus Terminal & Brewery to  Winn Dixie Hyde Park . The parade route is a short 15 minute walk from the drop off location. Choose from a 10:00 am, 11:00am, or 12:00pm pickup time. There are 3 return trips planned. 4:30pm, 5:45pm, and 7:00pm

**Cost is only $30 for round-trip transportation and includes a voucher for a FREE 6-pack of  Brew Bus Brewing  beer at Winn-Dixie, and a drawstring cooler bag to hold all your booty to and from the parade route.
January 27th
Downtown Crawlers
Get ready for our 1st annual Gasparilla Bar Crawl. More details coming soon.

Our curated events are more than just drinking. We vet each bar for optimal levels of fun and keep the party going on our entertainment infused buses. We also organize bar games from beer pong to flip cup to corn hole, for a chance to win additional drink vouchers and tickets to local events, shows and attractions.

So bring your crew or make new friends, discover new places, win cool stuff and have a good old time!

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
February 10th - 2018 Sant’ Yago Knight Parade

February 24th - 71st Annual Fiesta Day

February 26th - TBD Monthly Luncheon at the Port of Tampa

March 10th - Gasparilla Music Festival
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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!