Event Info & Map
Throughout downtown Tampa, parking is available in various garages and lots. These garages have a one-time special event parking rate paid upon entry. Please reference the map below.
Please Note: Parking in the neighborhoods bordering the parade route is not permitted and Tampa Police Department will strictly enforce the event parking policies. Be aware, Tampa Police Department will tow cars which will result in additional fees and the inconvenience of having to get your car out of impound!
Shuttle routes and details still subject to change for the 2019 event.
The shuttle at the Ashley HomeStore Children’s Gasparilla presented by Chick-fil-A Tampa Bay will operate one continuous shuttle route on January 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Cost is $10 per adult, children accompanied by an adult ride for free.
The shuttle will operate a continuous shuttle route on January 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The shuttle will pick up at the Fort Brooke Garage, at the corner of Franklin and Whiting Street. The Whiting Street Garage will serve as overflow parking when the Fort Brooke Garage becomes full, however, bus pick-up will stay in the same location (Whiting and Franklin). The shuttle will deliver to Bayshore Boulevard, near the beginning of the parade route at Bay to Bay Blvd. and the Crosstown. Cost is $10 per adult, children accompanied by an adult ride for free.
NEW IN 2019 – The Jolley Roger Trolley
Hours of Operation: 12pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm
This FREE Trolley runs on a continuous loop, as it picks up and drops off event attendees at the intersections of both Platt Street and Bayshore Blvd, as well as Rome Avenue and Bayshore Blvd. This trolley will save you and your little ones some of the walking to and from the parade viewing area – and make parking in downtown a bit more convenient!