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Saturday, January 27, 2024
12:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Set a course for Tampa, Florida, and be prepared for great fun and high adventure!

The 2024 Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest is scheduled in Tampa from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 27, 2024. It features the 106th Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of the Pirates presented by Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.

11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Grab your mates and begin your day at the Gasparilla Invasion Brunch at the Tampa Convention Center, which provides the best view of the historic Gasparilla Invasion. Dine over a delicious meal while the infamous Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla sails up Seddon Channel aboard the Jose Gasparilla. The Krewe docks tableside at 1 P.M. at the Tampa Convention Center to meet the city of Tampa’s Mayor and demand the key to the city.

Limited seating is available for the Gasparilla Invasion Brunch, and advanced purchase is required.

2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Following another successful invasion, our merry pirates take to Bayshore Blvd to celebrate. The victory parade begins at Bay to Bay and Bayshore Boulevard, following a 4.5-mile route, which winds along Hillsborough Bay into downtown Tampa.

10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Dance along to live music presented by Bud Light and 101 N. Meridian. Gasparilla Pirate Fest features stages with live entertainment before and after the parade at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (at Ashley Drive and Twiggs Street) and MacDill Park (at Ashley Drive and Whiting Street).

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