January 25, 2011

"This year’s Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates at 2 p.m. includes more than 130 units"

Tampa Bay Newspapers "History continues Jan. 29 when the legendary pirate, Jose Gaspar, and his band of marauding buccaneers arrive in Hillsborough Bay to invade the city of Tampa." By SUZETTE PORTER

'Since 1904, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla has presented Tampa’s historic Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of the Pirates. This year’s reenactment begins at 11 a.m. Saturday. Rumor has it that the Jose Gasparilla will appear at the south end of Hillsborough Bay about 11:30 a.m.'

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