Looking to brush up on the history of Gasparilla -- the pirates, the parades, the legends, the largesse, the tales, the truth - and more?
Check out videos posted to YouTube by the Tampa Bay History Center
, the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative
, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla
, the City of Tampa
, and the Boca Grande Historical Society
Or visit the Treasure Seekers exhibit
at the History Center.
Want to learn more about this year's events? See Gasparilla 2022 resources
, including downloadable activities for kids, at the local public libraries in Hillsborough County, and the 2022 Gasparilla Season
outlined by Visit Tampa Bay.
And, some would say 'most important', follow the advice offered in this cautionary tale before the celebration begins: Mystic Brewe Gasparilla Public Service Announcement