If you recycle Gasparilla beads, you can get cheap entry to the Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium entrance – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Andriy Blokhin According to the City of Tampa, it is crucial to keep beads and other non-biodegradable objects out of Tampa’s waterways because they endanger marine life and the ecosystem.  According to Florida Statute 403.413, it is forbidden to throw beads into the water. By

2023 Gasparilla Festival brings thousands of visitors to Tampa, Florida

Pirate raid boats in the water with a view of the city of Tampa during Gasparilla Festival – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Yes I Shoot Models Arrrgh! The 2023 Gasparilla Pirate Festival is over in a flash and numerous scallywags flocked to Tampa’s streets to take advantage of the bonanza. On Saturday, more than

Gasparilla 2021 Pirate Festival canceled due to continued COVID-19 concerns

Gasparilla Invasion – Courtesy: Gasparilla Pirate Fest website It seems like every other week another major Florida event is canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and this week serves as another example as to why public safety is the main priority for festival and large-scale event organizers during the pandemic. Despite having the