Out of an abundance of caution and after consulting with healthcare providers, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla (YMKG) and EventFest have announced that they will postpone Tampa’s signature Gasparilla Parades to a later date this spring. The decision resulted from an ongoing dialogue between event organizers, city leaders, and healthcareContinue Reading

Gasparilla season continues this Saturday, January 18 as the 2020 Ashley HomeStore Children’s Gasparilla presented by Chick-fil-A Tampa Bay invades Tampa’s famed Bayshore Blvd. for a day of family-friendly alcohol-free pirate festival fun. Pre-parade activities begin at 11 a.m. with the Children’s Gasparilla Parade to follow from 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.Continue Reading

Marvel star and six-time WWE® world champion, Dave Bautista will serve as Grand Marshal for the 2020 Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest on Saturday, January 25. The announcement, made today by Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and EventFest, also introduced Lt. TravisContinue Reading

With event season on the horizon, Mayor Jane Castor is launching a new campaign as part of her sustainability and resilience commitment: Bead-Free Bay. #BeadFreeBay is an anti-littering awareness campaign to remind the public that throwing beads and other litter in the water is prohibited. Beads and other non-biodegradable items are incredibly harmfulContinue Reading