Featured Events
May 8th
Ybor Monthly Luncheon - Installation Luncheon
Join the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce at our monthly lunch and learn. This month we will be welcoming in our new board and giving thanks to our outgoing board.

Please RSVP by FRIDAY, May 4th  

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

Please contact Deb at DHargreaves@ybor.org for more information
May 17th
Zydeco Brew Werks
Join us for our bimonthly Networking event! This month we will be at Ybor's newest brewery, Zydeco Brew Weeks! Free appetizers & drink specials will be happening all night. Come network with other professionals, don't forget your business cards!

*This event is open to the public & free to attend. No RSVP necessary*

Thursday, May 17th | 5pm-7pm
Save The Date
Sun, Swimsuits & Suds Pub Crawl
July 21st
Please contact Deb Hargreaves at DHargreaves@ybor.org for sponsorship & vendor information!
Ybor Events
April 29th - May 5th
Ybor City
It's National Small Business Week. Join us in Ybor City to celebrate all the small businesses that make up this Historic District.
May 3rd - 12th
Ybor City
TiFf is here to kick-off the Fringe circuit! Performances covering a wide range of genres/styles! Parties! People! Celebration! FRINGE!

May 4th & 5th
Downtown Tampa
The 4th Annual Tampa Riverfest is a FREE event and will be held on May 4-5, 2018. Events will include a full concert line-up, Wiener Dog Derby, Hot Air Balloon Glow, Gasparilla Stand-up Paddle board Invasion, Tampa Bay Pride Band, TacoFest, Taste of the Riverwalk, Hillsborough County School kid performances, and much more. Additionally, many of the venues, bars, and restaurants will be activated with special activities that day.
May 4th
Italian Club of Tampa
Casino Italiano is a charitable gala benefiting two worthy local charities: Alpha House Tampa & Special Olympics Hillsborough County. The historic Italian Club of Ybor City will transform into a swanky Vegas casino, with Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Poker. Your winnings are exchanged for raffle tickets and tons of opportunities to win top notch donated prizes. Guests will enjoy Italian bites from various bay area restauranteurs and caterers as well as beer, wine, open bar and music. It's a night you wont want to miss out on. Early Bird Tickets: $75. Purchase Tickets @  http://italianinvitational.com/casino_italiano.php  or call Event Chairman: Rock Scaglione @ 813-210-4894 for Sponsorship Information.
May 5th
Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club
On Saturday, May 5th, Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club will host a shamble style golf tournament offering 
complimentary Italian food, beer and wine located throughout the course all day long. Featuring the 
Battle of the Families, where board member’s families will battle it out on the course for the 
honor of being named Best Food Hole. A meatball you can’t refuse!!
So get ready to mangia and play some golf... FORE!!

For more information, clock here  http://italianinvitational.com/
May 5th
GameTime
Get festive at  GameTime  at  Centro Ybor  in  #YborCity  on  #CincodeMayo with these awesome deals: 2 x Carnitas Tacos, Margaritas, Tequila Shots all for just $5 each! Get a bucket of Coronas for the table for $15, Que Rico!

May 5th
Tequilas
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us this Saturday! 🎉 Drink specials & live entertainment all day! 🍹🎶

Get your group together and come on out for our biggest fiesta yet! 💃
May 5th
Zydeco Brew Works
Join us for a very special celebration of Cinco De Zydeco!

Hand crafted beer
Cajun cuisine 
Kentucky Derby Watch Party
Casa Noble Tequila Event 
Food and drink specials 

Make sure to bring a sombrero or your big, floppy derby hat!
May 5th
TECO Streetcar

Join us on Saturday, May 5, from 5-7 p.m. for the LAST  #StreetcarLive before we take a break for summer!

LAURIS VIDAL MUSIC  will be hopping on the 5:00 p.m. streetcar leaving Centennial Park Station!

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!
Get a sample of Lauris Vidal's music here:  https://laurisvidal.bandcamp.com/
May 5th
First Chance Last Chance
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with free tequila, Mexican beer, live music, a DJ, and a full make-your-own Margarita bar!

$3  Corona USA
$4  Espolòn Tequila  (shots and drinks)
A build your own Margarita bar!
Ken Apperson Music  from 6 - 9 pm
Free  Espolòn Tequila  from 7 - 9 pm
DJ IzaBella  in the courtyard from 10 pm - 2 am!

Lots going on that night, so don't miss out!
May 5th
The Ritz Ybor
The Tacos and Tequila Party + Social
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 7pm to 10pm

Street Taco Stations + Tequila Tastings + Signature Margaritas

+ TASTE your way thru ten Tacos &  Tequila Cazadores  stations
+ SIP on signature margaritas & cerveza
93.3 FLZ  Live Broadcast w/ Rose from The KANE Show
+ Featuring DJ Jaime Ferreira
+ Ages 21+
May 8th
Entrepreneur Collaborative Center
We'll talk about the value military veteran-owned and inspired businesses bring to our communities at May's monthly Lectora Tuesday event. Our media panelist will be Eddy Suyak, Editor & Publisher of "The District" Magazine and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Additional panelists will be announced soon. 

Join us or share this event with others who you think may be interested in learning more or sharing their stories to network with others. The event is free of charge, as always. A continental breakfast is also provided free, and there's plenty of free parking just North of the ECC.

You need not be a veteran to attend this event.
May 9th
Downtown Tampa
Everyone in any real estate related field is invited to join us at our 2018 Summer Networking Event at the recently opened Four Green Fields in  Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park ! Realtors, investors, wholesalers, lenders, property managers, contractors, handymen, insurance and title reps, and other various industry professionals will be in attendance, so bring your business cards and come mingle with some of the top real estate professionals in The Bay. 
May 10th
Coppertail
TONS of new makers this month! Come shop small and local at  Coppertail Brewing Co 's loading docks! 

Enjoy shopping 50+ makers, music, fresh and local craft beer and menu at Coppertail Brewing while shopping small and local! Music, beer, makers, instagrammable moments and more!  #supportlocal #shopnighttime   #makers   #thenightmarket   #partyongarth

TONS of parking! To Apply and get more info visit:  https://marketsformakers.com/pages/the-night-market-tampa
May 10th
The Attic Cafe

Here Comes the Judge is a Judicial Mixer where the community can mix, meet and mingle with local Judicial candidates.

Complimentary appetizers will be provided, DJ Double Up will provided the soundtrack for the evening. 

There is a $10 donation that benefits Miracles Outreach, A local non profit that provides services to victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking.
May 11th
Downtown Tampa
Join Mayor  Bob Buckhorn  for his annual State of the City address on Friday, May 11th at 9:30am. This year's event will be held on the Great Lawn of the all-new new Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, located at 1001 North Boulevard in Tampa.

Attendees will enjoy a sneak preview of the 25-acre park ahead of the two-day grand opening celebration, Riverfront Rock, to be held on May 12th & 13th. More info:  bit.ly/RiverfrontRock

This event is an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments over the last year while looking to the future of our city and Mayor Buckhorn's plan to #FinishStrong.

This event is free and open to the public.
May 12th
Channel District

MAY! 12th! Maven Market Channel District We have QUITE The surprises in store! ;) 🎶🎉🎶Guest Star Singer ( has been featured on billboards, performed all over the country, who's currently in Sweden performing this week, &! Next  Maven Market Channel District  May 12th! Belinda West Womack! The Queen of Soul & Spirit🎶🎤🎶 Will be singing with guitarist Tom Jemmott!😃 as we celebrate Mother's, Makers, Music & our last Market at  Maven Designs  before taking a short hiatus for a bit of summer..pulling out all the frills, fun, sparkles, Decor, photo corners, free interactive art activities & so much more..&! Huge!💖 to our sponsors  Duckweed Urban Grocery  with us since the beginning!
May 12th
Carmine's


The Black Honkeys are back for another go around! Join us at the legendary Carmine's for great food, drinks and patio area for a funky good time! 

$10 entry, and your first drink is on Carmine! Get on up!

8:30pm
May 13th
May 16th
Due Amici
*Save-The-Date*

We’re launching our Think Pink 2018 sauce campaign and will be announcing this year’s local donor/recipient at our Ybor City restaurant on Wednesday, May 16th.

*Live Music with Andrew Ricker*

Additional or matching donations will be graciously accepted, but none are required to attend. Join us to celebrate the survivors with food, drink, and good friends!
May 17th
First Chance Last Chance
Love craft beer? So do we! Come taste test 10 different beers from 5 of our favorite local breweries:  Florida Avenue Brewing Co Brew Bus Brewing Red Cypress Brewery Motorworks Brewing , and  Tampa Beer Works !

This tasting also happens to fall on our beer-loving bartender's bday, Jackie! And since she loves America so much, we're going to bringing you the best in American beer!

Tasting is $10 for two 3-ounce samples from each brewery (30 oz total) plus a discounted price on all featured beers for the rest of the night! 

Tasting is from 5 - 8 pm! See everyone there!
May 20th
Gaspar's Grotto
Cap'n  Hook  & his crew invite you to join them on Sunday, May 20th, and every Sunday for Gaspar's Grotto's Booze Cruize Brunch. At Gaspar's Grotto, we take brunch VERY seriously. Our Sunday Brunch includes 50+ feet of food PLUS COMPLIMENTARY UNLIMITED Champagne for our Tropical Fruit Juice Mimosa Bar and COMPLIMENTARY 3oz. carafe of vodka for the Bloody Mary Bar!
May 20th
First Chance Last Chance
Cactus Moon Presents: Succulent Fairy Garden Workshop!

Perfect for Mother's Day Gift or a Girl's Day Out!  
Crystal Desi, owner of Cactus Moon will teach a DIY workshop on making your own succulent fairy garden! Learn about the soil mix needed, care & upkeep, design and more about these draught tolerant living arrangements and take home your own creation!  

All materials are provided. A variety of succulents, cacti, and fairy garden decorations, as well as sand, gravel, rocks, moss, etc. will be availible for students to choose from. First to arrive will have the prick of the litter! We will also have a raffle for some larger fairy buildings and other items. 
May 22nd
Tampa Museum of Art

Arma Global, a General Dynamics Company is pleased to sponsor an event during SOFIC 2018, in support of Stay In Step Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center. Tickets are $50.00. All proceeds will go to Stay In Step Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center!!!
May 25th
Fourth Friday
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

Friday Night Crush at The Italian Club

Looking for a special event Venue? Look no further than the beautiful Historic Italian Club , located in the heart of Ybor City
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Deb Hargreaves
Events & Marketing Coordinator
 DHargreaves@ybor.org
 813.248.3712 ext 3
Would you like to be featured in our monthly events newsletter? Contact Deb Hargreaves with your event information!