2014 Event Schedule


Gasparilla Pirate Fest


January 25, 2014
 
     
 

The Gasparilla Invasion
presented by
Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Route: The Jose Gasparilla sets sail at the south end of Hillsborough Bay at 11:30 a.m., sails north to Seddon Channel (between Davis Island and Harbour Island), continues north and docks at the Tampa Convention Center at 1 p.m.
Viewing: The best seats for the invasion are at the Gasparilla Invasion Brunch at the Convention Center (reserved ticket required).  However, there are many other places in downtown Tampa – many waterfront hotels, places along Davis Island and Harbour Island – to view this spectacular event!
Admission Free

Gasparilla Invasion Brunch

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Tampa Convention Center
333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa
Parking is available at the Tampa Convention Center and throughout downtown, but plan to arrive early as parking fills up quickly for the event.
Admission Reserved ticket required for adults and for children over the age of two.   Shipping and handling fees apply. Purchase Tickets 'n' Treasures Here.

Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates
presented by
Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Time: 2 p.m. – approx. 5:30 p.m.
Route: The parade begins at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard. It continues along Bayshore Boulevard to Brorein Street, turns east on Brorein Street, then north on Ashley Drive. The parade ends at Cass Street & Ashley Drive
Viewing: Reserved bleacher seats are the best way to secure a spot for this unique, lively parade.  (See “Admission” below.)

There are many locations open to the public along Bayshore Boulevard and in downtown Tampa for viewing the parade. 
See Event Map.

Admission Free

Reserved seating is available.  Children two and under must remain in an adult’s lap.  Shipping and handling fees apply. See bleacher seating locations on the Event Map. Purchcase Tickets 'n' Treasures Here

Gasparilla Pirate Fest Street Festival

The streets of downtown Tampa will again host the Pirate Fest street festival along Florida Avenue, from Kennedy Boulevard to Channelside Drive.  The merriment begins before the pirates invade the City and continues until long after the last pirate parades through the streets! 

The 2014 Pirate Fest Street Festival will feature stages of live entertainment and food.


When: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Downtown Tampa, along Ashley Drive. from Kennedy Blvd. to
Cass Street
Admission: Free

Entertainment Schedules:

Gasparilla Invasion Stage
(MacDill Park, Located along Ashley Drive and
Whiting Street in Downtown Tampa)

Sponsored in part by

Centro Tampa Telemundo
2014 Event Features:

12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sol Caribe 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; 2-3p.m. and 5-6 p.m. (post parade)

 

Gasparilla Pirate Fest Stage at
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

(Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Located along
Ashley Drive between Madison and Polk)

presented by

Captain Morgan
sponsored in part by
93.3 WFLZ Mix 107
2014 Event Features
Music played from the stage’s sound system will provide enthusiastic background music as event guests wait for the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates to begin

PRE PARADE PERFORMANCES

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Music played from the stage’s sound system will provide enthusiastic background music as event guests wait for the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates to begin.

12 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Matt Weis

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Southern Train

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – No music or live talent during the Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates

POST PARADE LIVE PERFORMANCES

5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. DJ from 93.3 FLZ

6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. C’NERGY Band

8 p.m. – 9:55 p.m. Daniel B. Marshal

 

 
 
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