Ybor City’s 73rd annual Fiesta Day celebrates Tampa’s immigrant culture this weekend

Celebrate with a freshly rolled cigar this Saturday.

click to enlarge Ybor City’s 73rd annual Fiesta Day celebrates Tampa’s immigrant culture this weekend
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Ybor City’s Fiesta Day celebration is in its 73rd (!!) year, and it returns when vendors line Seventh Avenue as buskers—a press release from the Ybor Chamber promises dancers, flame jugglers and sword swallowers—celebrate the Cuban, German, Italian, Spanish and Jewish immigrants who made the historic district the destination it’s become today.

Sat. Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free to attend. La Septima (that’s Seventh Avenue), Ybor City. ybor.org

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