Gasparilla Pirate Festival and Children's Parade 2007

In Tampa, Florida a pirate festival began in 1904 called the Gasparilla Pirate Festival, and the festival is celebrated each year. During the festival a fictitious, “piratechnic” sea battle is created over Hillsborough Bay between the City of Tampa, and the Pirates of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.

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Mark your calendar to purchase your tickets in November. You won't want to miss this event! Be sure to go to the event dressed in your best pirate clothing, costume or attire. For some of you that may be your daily manner of style, but if not here's some ideas for pirate attire and costumes. Arrr!