Some key events ...
Gasparilla Pirate Invasion
Gasparilla Music Festival
Gasparilla Distance Classic races
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
February 28 - March 1
Gasparilla International Film Festival
March 24 -29
You’ll know pirates have arrived in downtown Tampa by the blast of their cannons Tuesday morning.
The offbeat smorgasbord of music, dance, theater, improv and performance art known as Gasp! The Gasparilla Fringe Festival returns to the Tampa Museum of Art for a second year on March 27.
Many things can distinguish pirates from the typical brigands, highwaymen or common thieves, but the main one — and the biggest — is their ship.
The City of Tampa is asking drivers to plan ahead for heavy traffic and closed roads around the Bayshore Boulevard area during Saturday’s Gasparilla Children’s Extravaganza events.
“Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me),” written in the 1960s for the Disney theme park’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, is typical of the romanticized notions about the swashbucklers who sailed on the high seas.
Bid ahoy to young mateys along Bayshore Boulevard as they pick up all the plastic bead booty they can carry at Saturday’s Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza, the official kickoff of the city’s annual pirate-themed festivities.
Gasparilla is everywhere this time of year, including St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. On Monday, pediatric patients at St. Joseph’s and members of local pirate krewes created their own Gasparilla memories. This was a hospital,...
TAMPA — The deck of the SS American Victory was covered with water, Cuban bread crumbs and palm fronds.
In a matter of days, beads will be flying and thousands of parade-goers will be imbibing along Bayshore Boulevard when the annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest returns.