27. January 2018 - 11:00 till 17:30
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2018 Gasparilla Pirate Fest & Parade of the Pirates | Bayshore Boulevard | Saturday, 27. January 2018

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa Gasparilla Pirate Fest is FREE TO ATTEND. Here's the schedule for Saturday, January 27th:

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion
Route: The Jose Gasparilla sets sail at the south end of Hillsborough Bay at 11:30am., sails north to Seddon Channel & docks at the Tampa Convention Center at 1:00 pm.

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion Brunch
Location: Tampa Convention Center
Admission: Tickets REQUIRED for adults and for children over the age of two. Tickets available: www.GasparillaTreasures.com

2:00 p.m. – approx. 5:30 p.m. Parade of the Pirates
Route: The parade begins at Bay to Bay Blvd & Bayshore Blvd. It continues along Bayshore Blvd to Brorein St., turns east on Brorein St,, then north on Ashley Dr. Parade ends at Cass St. & Ashley Dr.
FREE to attend.

For additional event information visit www.GasparillaPirateFest.com

For Reserved Bleacher Seats, Brunch Tickets, Bourbon & Bowetie Bangles and more merch, visit: www.GasparillaTreasures.com ***2018 Gasparilla Parade Tickets go on sale in May 2017***

Join us on Instagram & Twitter @GasparillaTampa
  • Have a fun and safe Gasparilla everyone! Here's a shot of the Gasparilla invasion from 2016, which is on display at DI Coffee Bar, stop by and see this piece of custom #Gasparilla artwork. Can't wait to capture this years invasion and parade! Photo: Joe Sale Photography
  • I’ll watch for u on TV DEB
  • Anna Maria come get me out of the house.
  • Is it ok to bring kids? I keep hearing alot of yes and no. Just curious
  • Ga Yan Belle here it is.
  • Who else is going?
  • Scott DiLonardo!
  • I wish but I'm on bed rest Dr's orders
  • Hey Valerie catch some beads girl !😎
  • if any one of my friends who is going to this event after the event and because I have a private event that I've been invited to buy Julie Johnson Weintraub called Gasparilla extravaganza that lasts until about 4 p.m. and then I can meet you John Medaska and John W Felix III and Kelli Nicole for dinner at one of the local restaurants in Tampa
  • We have 4 STAGES with FREE concerts tomorrow as part of our Gasparilla Pirate Fest presented by Budweiser! All stages have both pre-parade and post parade live entertainment, see the schedules for our MacDill Park Stage (98ROCK Tampa Bay, Nova Rex), Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Stage (Rumba 106.5, Aramis y Sol Caribe, CALIENTE BAND), The Sail Stage (Mix 100.7) and Ferg's Live Tampa (93.3 FLZ, Josh Carroll Music) stages here: http://gasparillapiratefest.com/main-festival/gasparilla-charity-festival/#schedule
  • We are first timers. Anyone know what time the kids parade starts and where? We are only attending the kids a parade I think. Where are the best places to park near all the festivities. Coming from the east coast is getting there at 9am better in terms of traffic?
  • Arrrrr, mateys. Lego pirate be looking forward to some plundering. Ye scurvey dogs be on the lookout. Surrender yer booty or walk the plank!
  • I will be part of the Krewe of Sam Bellamy!
  • Chime in Tampa.... Who all is going out to Gasparilla this weekend and where? I need great pics and video for a Hillsborough publication. Who will be the greatest pirate? Craziest pirate? Sexiest pirate? Who's getting published this weekend??? IG: selfmadevisionz
  • Too bad we have to work this weekend, Jannah Powell
  • Jose was putting on a show a few days ago!
  • Are bleacher tickets worth it
  • Now I wish I had gotten a plane ticket to come! I dont have to work this weekend and want to go really bad!
  • Tatiana Chana Vega Felix Vega 🎊🎉👢
  • Any idea if they are closing the bridge by convention center to bayshore to pedestrian traffic and if so, at what time? Last year they wouldn't let us cross.
  • Jessie, Laura, Loan....you should start hydrating now. #bestpractice #arrrrgh #needmorerum(orbeer)
  • This is our FIRST time attending, can anyone suggest the best place to see the parade, where to park?
  • ANy of our Lee County Pirates heading up to Gasparilla this weekend?!?
  • Oliver Hall Jordan Hardy Jamie Hardy Tito Zumbado this is happening. Saturday am. I need to go buy a pirate hat