Gasparilla Pirate Fest Parties
Last updated January 24, 2019
Gasparilla Saturday is filled with private and public parties throughout south Tampa and the downtown. From waterfront invasion parties to brunches, live music and bars, there’s lots going on everywhere. Only requirement? Dress like a pirate!
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The Patio get the Gasparilla Party going at 10am Saturday, and they’ve got trolly rides to and from the parade route running until 8pm. Live music, drink specials.
Ahoy me hearty, it’s Tampa’s best invasion party! Bar Opens at 10AM. NO COVER until 5pm. Jackson’s all day festivities begin at 10 A.M. with DJ Blitz, followed by DJ Willie – spinning your favorite hits! Party with the best prime views of the invasion!
Wrap up the Gasparilla day parade at Jackson’s Bistro on Harbour Island. Featuring House/Techno on The Terrace with djs Brian Busto (serious soul), Diego (Deep Print), Pelu, Sherif (Deep Print), Brian Jackson. In the International Latin room, DJ Madrid & JuanFe Munoz, and in the Top 40/Dance room is Knex & Big Willie. $10 for ladies, $15 for guys, $20 VIP.
Feed your pirate friends on Gasparilla all day – buy 5 pizzas get one free!
Just across the Gandy Bridge in St. Pete, waterfront bar The Getaway serves us a great Gasparilla / Bloody Mary brunch! Boat accessible if you’re partaking in the invasion!
A Tampa tradition returns as pirates take over the city! The Gasparilla Invasion lands in Tampa and there’s no better view than the one you’ll have aboard Yacht StarShip, the largest vessel in the flotilla. Come casual or in your best pirate garb and take in the close-up views of the Jose Gasparilla Pirate Ship and the entire flotilla as it crosses the bay. Before the flotilla turns into the downtown channel, Yacht StarShip will exit the flotilla and proceed ahead, providing a great view as hundreds of boats condense into a small channel. You don’t want to miss this unforgettable two and a half hour cruise. Buffet, entertainment, and 2 drink tickets per person (cash bar available). $150/adults.
Join AmSo for their 2nd Annual Gasparilla Invasion Brunch Party on our dock, adjacent the Tampa Convention Center, where the Floridablanca Pirate Ship will dock and kick of the 2019 Gasparilla Parade! Take advantage of the BEST view of the invasion in Tampa and enjoy a bottomless brunch, open bar, and great music! Tickets include: A brunch buffett featuring a carving station, eggs, sausage, bacon, homefries, beef sliders, turkey sandwiches, pastries, fruit and more (10am-3pm). An open bar featuring mimosas, bloody marys, and premium liquors, beers, and wines (10am-4pm). Music by Tampa’s best DJ’s, the BEST view of Tampa’s Gasparilla Invasion. $165-$200.
Ahoy! Climb aboard the Brew Bus Saturday Jan 26th for the Gasparilla Invasion of Tampa Bay. The voyage will carry ye from Brew Bus Brewing to Winn Dixie Hyde Park. The parade route is a short 15-minute walk from the drop off location. Choose from a 10:00 am, 11:00 am, or 12:00 pm pickup time. There are 3 return trips planned. 4:30 pm, 5:45 pm, and 7:00 pm. Cost is only $40 for the round-trip transportation, a voucher for a FREE 6-pack of Brew Bus Brewing beer at Winn-Dixie, and a drawstring cooler bag to hold all your booty to and from the parade route. Schedule: Leaving Brew Bus Terminal 4101 N Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33603 at 10:00 AM. Arriving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 10:30 AM. Leaving Brew Bus at 11:00 AM. Arriving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 11:30 AM. Leaving Brew Bus at 12:00 PM. Arriving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 12:30 PM. RETURNS: Leaving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 4:30pm. Leaving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 5:45pm. Leaving Winn-Dixie (SoHo and Swann) at 7:00pm.
Join the Reggae Invasion on Gasparilla day at Molly Malone’s on Davis Islands featuring Tribal Style. Tribal Style is a reggae band from Jamaica currently residing in Tampa Bay. You definitely don’t want to miss this concert as they are Tampa’s premier reggae band, having just recently opened for Toots and the Maytals at Jannus Live. 7pm-11pm.
Bacardi USA is invading the brand new Harpoon Harry’s Crab House – Tampa (next to Tampa Convention Center) on January 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. Unlimited food & open bar until 1 p.m. TICKETS: $75 in advance. $80 at the door. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gasparilla Weekend Takeover will be in full swing at MacD’s! Starting with Friday Happy Hour and continuing Saturday a.m. with Kegs and Eggs.
Come hang with us January 26th for our Gaspy Event!☠️🙌🏻 All you can eat and drink from 9am-12pm. Tickets sold at door $30, entry includes the following…Unlimited Miller light, Champagne, and Vodka. Unlimited scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, pancakes, sausage, and vegetable medley (Buffet style)🍳🥓 *Buffet ends at 12pm* The party just doesn’t stop! Afternoon activities include the following… Outdoor Bar🥂 Grab some pizza in our lot from 12pm-4pm!🍕Outdoor games including Corn hole, Giant Jenga, and Beer Pong! You won’t want to miss it, make sure you come by and see us for all day Gasparilla shenanigans! $30.
Ahoy mateys! Fuel up for the Gasparilla parade by coming to WOB’s Champagne brunch with full mimosa bar! Brunch starts at 9 AM, first come first serve! We will not be taking reservations or call aheads. NO NEED TO PURCHASE FREE TICKETS 🙂 $17 bottles of champagne with Mimosa Bar, $2 Pirates Blood shots, NO COVER, Live DJSpecial Select Brunch Menu, $6 Bloody’s.
HOUSEPARILLA 2019 (Hyde Park Cafe’s Annual Gasparilla Block Party) kicks off at 2pm.
Join Rainmaker Capital Funding in a fundraiser for Hands Across the Bay at the Westin Harbour Island on Jan 26 for a family-friendly Invasion Party. Food, open bar, music, kids’ activities, games. 10am-4pm. $15/kids, $100/adults.
Four Green Fields on Platt is a stone’s throw to the Gasparilla Parade route, and a great pit stop/meetup point for Gasparilla drinks! Doors open at 9am, with live music throughout the day. And 4GF in Curtis Hixon is a great stop as well.
Come celebrate Gasparilla at your favorite Downtown Craft Beer Bar! $5 wrist band gets you in door with all day bathroom access, $3 PBR Cans, $5 Craft Cans, and $7 Cigar City Invasion Drafts for all you Pirates out there! Aye!
Enjoy the Gasparilla festivities all day with Aloft Tampa Downtown from the front deck of Aloft Tampa Downtown. The morning starts out with a Bottomless Mimosa Brunch then continues with DJ Sambo and our Rum Bar to keep the party going with drink specials all day long. Check views of downtown Tampa and the Parade of the Pirates from the front deck, with VIP table sections available as well as open space to gather and grab a drink. Make sure to get one of the souvenir cups – good for discounted refills throughout the day! Then hang out at the Gasparilla After Party in W XYZ Bar or out back on our pool deck for some Happy Hour specials and more tunes by DJ Sambo.
Gasparilla Riverwalk Party at Sheraton Riverwalk Hotel. Music by DJ Felix. Free Admission. Right on the Parade Route & Riverwalk. Drink Specials and Food available:
Come aboard our Bay Spirit II and sail alongside Tampa’s Gasparilla Pirate Invaders. Enjoy an Ybor-themed brunch buffet and bottomless mimosas on the Aquarium’s outdoor waterside plaza and then board our 72-foot Bay Spirit II catamaran to join the pirate flotilla. $145.
Meet at The Dog Saloon in South Tamp with St.Pete Pizza Food Truck! Serving from 12pm-10pm to celebrate Gasperilla at The Dog Saloon!
The Shipwrecked Music Festival begin at 7pm and features performances by various artists on 3 stages, both indoors and out. Tickets $25-$70.
Enjoy buffet brunch at District Tavern in Ybor or Thee Tree House on Platt Street (f/k/a Platt St. Borough) with bottomless mimosa and bloody’s, and then cruise on the lux party bus between those 2 bars and Franklin Manor in downtown Tampa. Buses run between 11:30-2:30 between the bars, leaving approximately 30-45 min. Bus only tickets are $35, bus and brunch $60, with some early bird discounts.
RumHaven is taking over Cask Social Kitchen’s patio on Gasparilla! Join them on Sat., Jan. 26 for RumHaven cocktail specials and free shots, giveaways, live music, pirate punch pouches, and more during our RumHaven Patio Party. Arrrrgh you ready to party?!
Cask Social Kitchen on South Howard has a 12 hour Gasparilla party from 10am to 10pm! Tickets range from $10-$35.