Gasparilla Parades 2020 Information

One of the most popular attractions in Tampa is the annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest, which has been a tradition in Tampa since 1905.  Over 300,000 spectators are expected to line the streets to watch the Children's Gasparilla Parade on January 18, 2020 and the Gasparilla Pirate Fest on January 25, 2020.  In order to accommodate the parades, many streets will be closed. This page will provide you information about the events, street closures, parade routes and other information that will help you enjoy the festivities safely. Please view our Gasparilla Safety Tips here.


Parking and Circulations Maps for Neighborhoods


Pirate Fest, Gasparilla

Please note: The boat ramp at Ballast Point Park will be closed on January 25, 2020 from 10 a.m. - noon.

Children Gasparilla Parade