Gasparilla Pirate Fest 2023
Jan 28, 2023
About Gasparilla Pirate Fest 2023
Fuel your love of swashbuckling adventure at the Gasparilla Pirate Fest, a legendary festival held annually in Tampa, Florida. This historical celebration combines the city's rich pirate history with a family-friendly event that's filled to the brim with high-seas fun. Set against the backdrop of Tampa's picturesque waterfront, the festival roars to life with the thrilling and iconic 'Invasion' - a spectacular flotilla of hundreds of seafaring vessels led by the majestic pirate ship, Jose Gasparilla, storming the city! Don't miss the massive parade, featuring the krewes decked out in vibrant costumes and distributing treasure-filled beads and other trinkets. Join in lively shanties and sing-along sea songs, indulge in the gastronomic delights from food stalls serving local fare, and browse through the treasure trove of goods from local artisans and craftsmen at the marketplace. With something for everyone, the Gasparilla Pirate Fest creates an immersive pirate universe that would have Blackbeard himself green with envy! So, batten down the hatches and join us for this epic maritime celebration.