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The Gasparilla Children’s Parade is a family friendly pre-cursor to the main Gasparilla Parade and Festival which occurs the very next Saturday.  

This parade, which shorter in length than the main Gasparilla Pirate Fest, offers many of the same experiences and the spectacle of the dignitaries, Marching Bands, Gasparilla Krewes and beautiful parade Floats. 

Gasparilla is one of the oldest and largest children’s parades in the United States, some even say it is the largest in North America.  

From the Event Fest Organizers:

The Children’s Gasparilla Parade has been a part of Tampa’s Gasparilla celebration since 1947. The Children’s Gasparilla Parade (produced by the City of Tampa’s Recreation Department prior to 2002) takes place along beautiful Bayshore Boulevard and uses part of the same route as the Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates.

NEW IN 2016! The Children’s Gasparilla Parade will begin at Bay to Bay Blvd. & Bayshore Blvd., proceed north along Bayshore, and parade ends at Watrous/Orleans. The Children’s Gasparilla Parade will be broadcast live on FOX 13. Also, as in years past it will be streamed live on www.MyFoxTampaBay.com

In past years, the Children’s Gasparilla Parade included over 100 units, including krewes, marching bands, dance units, primary and secondary school organizations, community organizations as well as local neighborhood associations.  The parade application process is open to the public and the application can be downloaded on the Parade Application page.

Reserved Bleacher Parade Seating:
Note: Providing the event is not sold out of seating, ‘day of event tickets’ will increase $10 per ticket!

To purchase Reserved Seating for the Children’s Gasparilla Parade, visit the Tickets ‘n’ Treasures Web Shop. Select Extravaganza and Children’s Gasparilla Parade Reserved Ticket.

Please Note – Parade Crossing gates, allowing access to the waterside of Bayshore Blvd., will be located at each street intersection along the parade route. You do not need a reserved ticket to cross the street.

This non-alcohol event provides a very full day of fun and amazing sights for kids and adults alike – stay late for the great fireworks show over the Gasparilla Ship Invading upon Tampa Bay! 

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Business Name

Gasparilla Children's Extravaganza - Event Fest & Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Phone Number (813) 251-3378
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Krewes or Affilations

Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Certifications ~ Awards ~ Recognition

Largest Children's Parade in the USA

Event Date(s) - Times

Saturday, January 23, 2016
3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Primary Contact

Darrel Stefany

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Pirate Fest - Parades - In Attendance
Gasparilla Childrens Extravaganza
Country United States of America
State/Province Florida
distance: 8,505 Miles
Address 3001-3003 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629, USA
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