Built in 1917, The RITZ Ybor underwent a $2 million renovation to become Tampa’s premier special events and concert venue. The venue boasts over 17,000SF, three distinct rooms, a grand foyer, full service bars, a state of the art lighting system and an extensive caterers prep kitchen which allows for outside licensed and insured catering. The RITZ Ybor is open to hosting live concerts, special events and private parties.
Conveniently located in the heart of historic Ybor City, The RITZ Ybor is a short trolley ride away from the Channelside district, a mere 2-3 miles from downtown Tampa and the University of Tampa and a 15 minute car ride from Tampa International Airport. It is located within walking distance of the Centro Ybor Entertainment Complex and the Ybor City Hillsborough County Community College campus. The Centro Ybor Parking Garage is conveniently located directly behind The RITZ Ybor.
Since opening their doors on June 26, 2008, The RITZ Ybor has hosted high-profile events such as the 2009 Maxim Super Bowl Party, the annual Ken Walters’ Celebrate Sinatra event, the annual Gorrie Gala and the BET Black Carpet Party. Sold out concerts by popular recording artists Lady Gaga, Ben Harper, Tiesto, Owl City and more have taken place at the venue. As a live music venue, The RITZ Ybor will feature live performances from the best of the entertainment and music industry’s top acts.
- The Ritz Ybor is a historic theater in Tampa.
- It has become the city’s leading venue for live music and special events.
- The best talent from across the globe often have performances at this venue.
Where is The Ritz Ybor located?
The Ritz Ybor is located at 1503 E 7th Ave, within walking distance of the Ybor Entertainment Complex
How much is cover charge at The Ritz Ybor?
The Ritz Ybor does not charge cover. Bottle service requests are available and entry is at the doorman’s discretion.
How long will I have to wait at The Ritz Ybor?
Expect to wait anywhere from 20-40 min depending on when you arrive.
When is The Ritz Ybor open?
The Ritz Ybor is usually open on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as depending on events that might be held there. You can find which events are on at The Ritz Ybor on our webapp.
What are the best nights to go to The Ritz Ybor?
All nights are good. This is the hottest spot in town right now.
What is the dress code at The Ritz Ybor?
Dress to impress! Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc). Unless you’re a celebrity – in that case you can dress however you please.
How much do drinks cost at The Ritz Ybor?
Expect to pay 10-15 for cocktails, 200-300 for bottles.
What kind of music do they play at The Ritz Ybor?
The Ritz Ybor usually features EDM, house and hip hop. The music genre usually depends on the talent that is playing at the event.
Where can I find a list of upcoming events / DJs at The Ritz Ybor?
You can download the Discotech app to see upcoming events, and book tables for The Ritz Ybor.