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Knight Parade rolls, romps through Ybor City


Published:   |   Updated: February 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Skies cleared and spirits soared Saturday night for the Krewe of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade, an annual trek through Tampa’s Ybor City that is part of the annual Gasparilla festivities.

Parade participants and spectators enjoyed the illuminated, costumed, beads-strewn spectacle, which honored Tampa Bay area first responders and benefits the krewe’s education foundation.

The Tampa Police Department, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Tampa Fire Rescue and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue were represented on the Grand Marshal float, along with representatives of The Gold Shield Foundation. The parade also included the return of TV personality Jerry Springer as a special guest.

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