Pirates Invade Tampa, Gasparilla Season Takes Over!

Tampa Bay’s mythological pirate, Jose Gaspar, will return in January to kick off Gasparilla Season with the Gasparilla Pirate Fest Jan. 31. The bead-filled celebration is Tampa’s signature event, where everyone is encouraged to dress up and find their inner pirate. The Gasparilla Pirate Fest is one of the largest parades in the country. It…