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RECYCLE Your Gasparilla Beads and Get Admission Discounts at Florida Aquarium!

If you and the kids have big plans to snag a TON of beads during the Gasparilla parades, we’ve got a deal to share...

Gasparilla Children’s Parade Day: Bicycle Safety Rodeo

Don’t miss out on all of the fun before the Children’s Parade on Saturday, January 18, 2020! Come out early and learn safety the...

Gasparilla: A season and way of life for local families

As football season spirals closed, Gasparilla season opens with a bang. In Tampa, Gasparilla is a way of life. Below deck, there’s more to...

A Krewe Pirate’s Life: Gasparilla Family Traditions  

Gasparilla is about more than beads. Gasparilla is about tradition. The Gasparilla parade, dating back to 1904, was started by Ye Mystic Krewe of...

Gasparilla: Your Map to Parade Day Treasure

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the greatest Tampa holiday is upon us: the day when we are woken at sunrise...

Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza: ARRRGH you ready?

The story goes that Jose Gaspar, the swashbuckling pirate for whom Tampa’s entire springtime of fun is named, was a gentlemanly sort of criminal....

Our favorite Gasparilla swag ideas from the store to DIY

The South Tampa Trading Company located at 1916 S. Dale Mabry is your one stop shop for Gasparilla swag, whether it’s for home, the...

The VooDoo Chef: Making Gasparilla Magic in the Kitchen

The VooDoo Chef—AKA  Erik Youngs—is the culinary genius behind Let’s Do Gourmet, a sauce and spice company invading dinner plates across Tampa Bay and beyond. Youngs’ creations also...