For over seven decades the Children’s Gasparilla Parade has been a part of Tampa’s Gasparilla as a way to get the entire family in on the fun. The parade will begin at Bay to Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd., proceed north along Bayshore, and the parade ends at Edison Ave.The Children’s Gasparilla Parade is known for being loaded with festive marching bands, dancers and community organizations.
Sounds like family photo complete with stripes and eye patches are in your future. Just a heads up, this is an alcohol-free event, so if you need some bubbly to get you through the hours of screaming kids, we suggest brunching nearby or bringing a thermos.
Sat., Jan 18.3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Reserved seating tickets start at $42. The parade will begin at the intersection of Bay to Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd. gasparillatreasures.com