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Children’s Gasparilla Parade

January 20 4:00 pm 6:30 pm

Enjoy the Children’s Gasparilla Parade aboard the VooDoo Chef Float!

Yo ho, yo ho! All mates on deck of the VooDoo Chef Float for the Children’s Gasparilla Parade on January 20, 2024.

One of the most popular attractions in Tampa is the annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest, which has been a tradition in Tampa since 1904. Over 300,000 spectators are expected to line the streets to watch the Ashley Children’s Gasparilla Parade presented by Chick-fil-A. Treat your family to the Tampa experience of a lifetime and join us for a fun, family celebration – dressed like pirates! Arg! Guest will enjoy snacks, live music, face painting, photos, beads, and more.

VooDoo Krewe Two-Pack: $350.00  |  VooDoo Krewe Family Four-Pack: $600.00


Availability is limited, reserve your space today!

  • All tickets are non-refundable.
  • This is a rain or shine event.
  • Transportation to the float location at the beginning of the parade is not included. 
  • Guests will exit the float at a different location than where the parade began.
  • Gasparilla Beads Party Pack is an additional $115.00

Information including timelines and load-in/off-load locations will be provided during the first week of January. This is a rain or shine events, therefore all ticket sales are final.

*Transportation to the float is not included and is the responsibility of the bearer of this ticket. 

Children’s Gasparilla

Saturday, January 20, 2024 | 12:00-7:30pm

Widely considered the largest children’s event in the country, the Children’s Gasparilla Parade begins at Bay to Bay and Bayshore Boulevard. Pirates, floats, marching bands and more proceed north along Bayshore Boulevard before ending at Edison Avenue. This event is free to attend, but reserved seating is available or join us on the VooDoo Chef Float!

Schedule of Events:

  • 12:00-2:00pm: Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Rodeo- Bayshore Blvd between Rome and Dakota Ave. (Free to participate, no registration required)
  • 12:00-4:00pm: Gasparilla Air Invasion
  • 2:00-3:00pm: Gasparilla Preschooler’s Stroll (Pre-registration required)
  • 4:00-6:15pm: Children’s Gasparilla Parade
  • 6:15-7:00pm: Nighttime Gasparilla Air Invasion
  • 7:00-7:30pm: “Piratechnic Finale” Fireworks Show

For more details, please visit Gasparillapiratefest.com

Parade Information:

FREE Jolley Trolley  service will be running on a continuous loop from 11:30am to 8:30pm picking up/dropping off at the intersections of Platt St. and Bayshore Boulevard (near Publix) and Bay-to-Bay and Bayshore Boulevard.  

*Information from the City of Tampa (website)


VooDoo Chef
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Bayshore Boulevard

Bayshore Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33611 United States

Children’s Gasparilla VooDoo Krewe