Gasparilla Invasion Festival and Parade Details

          Gasparilla Invasion, Festival and Parade Details
Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates presented by Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Time:  2 p.m. – approx. 5:30 p.m.

Route:   Parade begins at the intersection of Bayshore Blvd. and Bay to Bay Blvd., moves north on Bayshore into downtown Tampa, across the Brorein Street Bridge, north on Ashley to Cass Street.

Viewing:  Reserved bleacher seats are the best way to secure a spot for this unique, lively parade.  (See “Admission” below.) There are many locations open to the public along Bayshore Boulevard and in downtown Tampa for viewing the parade.

Handicap parking Fort Brooke Parking Garade and parade viewing is located Ashley Drive and Whiting Street.  Space is limited.  First come, first served.   You must have a valid disabled parking permit. Admission Free Reserved seating is available.

Children two and under must remain in an adult’s lap.

PIRATE FESTIVAL When:  Saturday, January 26, 2013 Time:  10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Location:  Downtown Tampa, along Ashley Drive. from the Brorein Street Bridge to Cass Street. Admission:  Free Entertainment Schedules: Gasparilla Invasion Stage Bayshore Boulevard & Platt Street in the Publix Supermarket parking lot

GASPARILLA PARADE STREET CLOSURES DATE: Saturday, January 26, 2013 START TIME: 2:00 PM PARADE ROUTE: • Begins on Bayshore Boulevard at Bay-to-Bay Boulevard • North on Bayshore Boulevard across the Brorein Street Bridge to Ashley • Continues north on Ashley to Cass Street