When

Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Where

Ybor City Museum State Park
1818 E 9th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605


 
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Contact

Gina
Ybor City Museum Society
813.247.1434
rsvp@ybormuseum.org
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Celebrate the Entrepreneurship Trail
Paved by Vicente Martinez-Ybor 

The Ybor City Museum Society and the Ybor City Museum State Park invite you to join us in celebrating
the Tampa Bay Area's pioneer disruptor and serial entrepreneur. His name: Vicente Martinez-Ybor.
His arrival: 134 years ago!

Step back in time on Thursday October 24, 2019, 5:00-8:00 pm in the garden of the Ybor City Museum
State Park. Enjoy unique electronic violin music, light appetizers, beer and wine, presentations by noted dignitaries, a fireside chat with historian and retired Judge E.J. Salcines, and a very special visit with
90-year-old Rafael Martinez-Ybor, 
great-grandson of Ybor City's founder.
The cigar industry in Tampa and the city’s eventual moniker as the “Cigar Capital of the World” can be greatly attributed to Vicente Martinez-Ybor, who arrived in Tampa in 1885 at the age of 67, bringing the industry to the region and founding what is known today as Ybor City.

Reservations are $20 for general admission, $10 for students with valid ID, and FREE for Ybor City Museum Society Members. Available through October 17. Admission at the door is $25.