TAMPA - The Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza is Saturday, January 18, 3:30-6pm. Road closures for the Children's Gasparilla Parade will begin early Saturday morning.
NB Bayshore Blvd., Bay-to-Bay to Edison
Bayshore Blvd. Gandy to Platt/Channelside
Bay-to-Bay Blvd., Ysabelle to Bayshore
Davis Island Bridge off-ramp to NB Bayshore
EB Bay-to-Bay at MacDill Ave
The parade begins at Bay-to-Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd., proceeds north along Bayshore, and ends at Watrous/Orleans (approximately 1.4 miles).
The Gasparilla Extravaganza shuttle will operate a continuous shuttle route from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The shuttle will pick up at the Fort Brooke Garage, at the corner of Franklin and Whiting Street. The Whiting Street Garage will serve as overflow parking when the Fort Brooke Garage becomes full, however, bus pick-up will stay in the same location (Whiting and Franklin). The shuttle will deliver to Bayshore Boulevard, near the beginning of the parade route at Bay to Bay Blvd. and the Crosstown. Cost is $5 per adult, children accompanied by an adult ride for free.
Additional parking lots are located in Ybor City. Ride the TECO Streetcar into downtown and then take the shuttle.