2024 Ashley Children's Gasparilla, presented by Chick-fil-A - Eventeny
2024 Ashley Children's Gasparilla, presented by Chick-fil-A
Starts on Saturday, January 20th, 2024
Tampa, Florida, United States
Hosted by EventFest, Inc.
About the event
The Children's Gasparilla Parade has been a part of Tampa's Gasparilla celebration since 1947. This family-friendly parade takes place along Bayshore Boulevard from Bay to Bay Boulevard, moving north to Edison Avenue. The Children's Gasparilla Parade traditionally hosts more than 100 entry units, including krewes, marching bands, dance groups, school performance teams, and community organizations. Parade applications are open to the public! The Children's Gasparilla Parade will be broadcast live on FOX 13 and streamed live on .
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Jan 20, 2024 · 12:00 PM - Jan 20, 2024 · 7:00 PM(GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
The event has ended
Parking instructions
Throughout downtown Tampa, parking is available in various garages and lots. These city-run garages have a special event parking rate paid upon entry. Many local organizations and companies also offer parking on their properties. Please check with local businesses about purchasing a parking pass in advance for their private lots. Please Note: Parking in the neighborhoods bordering the parade route is not permitted, and Tampa Police Department will strictly enforce the event parking policies. When parking in these areas, you do so at your own risk. Towing is strictly enforced in the communities along the parade route, and the event will not cover the cost of retrieving your vehicle.
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The Gasparilla Preschoolers Stroll was created for children five (5) and under, however children of all ages are welcome to participate. Participation in the Preschool Stroll is free. The Stroll begins at the corner of Howard Avenue and Bayshore Boulevard. It is ½ mile long and ends at the corner of Rome Avenue and Bayshore Boulevard.


To participate, you must fulfill the following requirements:

1.    All children must be in costume: Gasparilla pirate themed attire please!!

2.    You must decorate and theme your “unit” – stroller, wagon, tricycles, etc.

3.    Preschoolers must ride—not walk—and must be accompanied by an adult.



Deadline: Dec 31, 2023 (Deadline passed)

This application is for all school participants; band, cheerleaders, dance groups, school sports teams, etc. If you are a Krewe, dance studio, non-profit, for profit business, commerical organization, etc. this application is not for you. Please see additional application options or reach out to McKenzie at mckenzie@eventfest.com for further guidence. 

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