Guavaween 2012: The Many Shades Of Ybor

You've seen the talent line-up and venues for this year's event, now view the schedule!
October 27, 2012

Saturday, October 27 Guavaween

6:00PM - 2:00AM 

Guavaween 2012 is alive and well, and features both the annual costume contest and new indoor music festival. The theme for the 27th edition of Tampa's nationally-known Halloween celebration is "The Many Shades Of Ybor."  The music festival includes over 30 bands representing national, regional and local talent in seven venues throughout Ybor.  The costume contest draws competitors from all over the country with a $1,000 1st prize, $500 2nd prize and $250 for 3rd and will be hosted again this year by none other than Mama Guava!*

While there is no fence or wetzone this year, visitors are encouraged to come in costume to enjoy the top notch entertainment & Ybor City's wide array of cafes, restaurants, cigar bars and pubs!. 

Participation in the music festival requires a universal wristband available in advance for only $20;  $30 the day of the event, and is an age 18 & up event.

Click Here To Get Your Tickets**

Music venues and performers include:

(Click Here For A Printable Schedule Of Performances)

The Ritz Ybor


  • Sunbears! - Rock, Electro-Acoustic, Psychedelic Pop (8PM - 8:45PM)
  • Hank & Cupcakes - Edgy Pop (9PM - 9:45PM)
  • Tortured Soul - Live Soul, House, Electronic (10:15PM - 11:15PM)
  • Rubblebucket - Psychedelic Indie Rock, Upbeat Dance (11:30PM - 12:45AM)
  • Sounduo - Post-Dub, Glitch, Electronic (1:15AM - 2:45AM)

The Orpheum


Market on 7th

  • James-Lange Theory - Natural, Organic, and Gluten Free (6:45PM - 7:30PM)
  • Sonen - Indie, Electro, Future, Pop (7:45PM - 8:30PM)
  • Florida Night Heat - Rock & Roll, Instrumental, Psychedelic (9PM - 10PM)
  • The Same - Indie, Rock, Progressive (10:30PM - 11:30PM)
  • Levek - Tender Spook (12AM - 1AM)

New World Brewery

Centro Ybor (site of the Custom Contest Sponsored by Bud Lite Platinum)*

*Participants for the Guavaween Custom Contest will be drawn at random from event attendees. Entries must have an event wristband to qualify.  Prizes of $1,000, $500, & $250 will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

Enjoy all the fun Ybor has to offer with lots of music, costumes and fun!

Click Here To Get Your Tickets**

or visit the ticket outlet** nearest you:

**  Print-at-home advanced tickets, print must be exchanged for the universal wristband the day of the event at the 1st floor Muvico ticket box office located in  Centro Ybor (1600 East 8th Avenue). Print-at-home tickets and $20 advance "hard" tickets will be exchanged until 1:00AM before the close of all shows.


For more information, please call 813.241.8838.

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