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11th Annual Buildings Alive! Ybor City Architecture Hop ~ March 2, 2023

The Ybor City Museum Society's signature event is back. Join us for an all-inclusive evening of "insider tours" of some of Ybor City's most beautiful historic buildings and a sampling of fantastic food and beverages along the way.

You will be transported from stop to stop on rubber-wheel Jolley Trolleys running on a continuous loop from 5:00 pm - 09:30 pm. We are planning to have 6 buildings this year which will all be availble to "hoppers". You will be able to see all 6 buildings or enjoy the hop at your leisure by hopping off the trolley at those that peak your curiosity. 

Your adventure begins at the Send-Off Party in the Garden of the Ybor City Museum State Park. You will enjoy a delicious array of food and beverages and upbeat music to start your engines before you embark on an evening of fun and Ybor City hospitality.  

2023 Building Lineup

* Centro Asturiano de Tampa    * Cuban Club  * Hillsborough Community College ~ Dance Studio
* Italian Club  * J.C. Newman Cigar Company and Museum   
* Ybor City Visitor Center

Click here to purchase discounted pre-sales tickets or become a sponsor.
Ybor City Museum Society members receive an additional discount. 


Funding for this project was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities                                      With the support of a Ybor City CRA              
with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings,                                            Event Co-Sponsorship Grant
conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily
represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.


The Ybor City Museum Society is the primary interpreter and conservator of Ybor City's rich history and heritage. Our multidisciplinary programs and exhibits provide educational experiences about the people and events that brought immigrant groups together beginning in 1886. Many of them worked in Tampa's renowned cigar industry or provided essential goods and services to those who did. These early citizens of Ybor City preserved their own traditions and were the first contributors to the City's cultural diversity, whose mores and flavors are still evident in modern-day Tampa.     

   hc wordmark RGB  With the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsbourough County Board of County Commioners. 
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