Gasparilla parade draws thousands - FOX 13 News

Gasparilla parade draws thousands

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

The Gasparilla celebration continued in Downtown Tampa, as "pirates" took over Bayshore Boulevard.

The tradition attracted thousands of fans for food, fun and floats.

The parade attracted more than a hundred entrants.

Some Gasparilla goers tell Fox 13 their favorite part is getting beads.

"Gasparilla is like Mardi Gras if you don't get beads you didn't celebrate correctly," one attendee

A number of people have been arrested during the Saturday festivities.

Tampa Police report they have made three felony arrests, 7 arrests for boating under the influence and 63 open-container citations.

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