Here’s your preview guide to Tampa’s Gasparilla Pirate Invasion and parade. We got the lowdown on times, route and parking for Tampa Bay’s biggest pirate carnival.
The Children’s parade is an alcohol-free family day long event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay. The Saturday, Jan. 18 event includes a Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Rodeo, a children’s parade, parachuting and huge fireworks display.
Tampa, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – As the January 28, 2012 Gasparilla Pirate Festival nears, the pirates are preparing for one crazy invasion. Here’s a look at the annual festival in numbers: