Tampa 2022 Gasparilla Festival

Heading To Gasparilla Saturday? Know Which Roads Are Closed

TAMPA, FL. – One of the most popular attractions in Tampa is the annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest, which has been a tradition in Tampa since 1905.  Over 300,000 spectators are expected to line the streets to watch the Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest on January 29, 2022.  

In order to accommodate the parades, many streets will be closed.

Traffic is expected to be very heavy around Bayshore Boulevard and Downtown Tampa due to the Gasparilla Pirate Fest.

Barricades and signs will be in the area to assist with traffic flow. Please use caution when driving in the area. Modifications may be necessary during the closure.

Road/Lane Closure Schedule:

Friday, January 28, 2022
10:00 p.m.

  • Bayshore Boulevard between W Gandy Boulevard and W Platt Street
  • W Bay to Bay between Bayshore Boulevard and S Ysabella Avenue
  • Davis Island Bridge Off Ramp onto Northbound Bayshore Boulevard

Saturday, January 29, 2022
3:00 a.m.

  • Bayshore Boulevard between W Brorein Street and W Platt Street
  • W Platt Street/Channelside Drive from S Plant Avenue to S Franklin Street

5:30 a.m.

  • Crosstown- EB S Willow Avenue Exit Ramp (Exit 4)
  • S Willow Avenue (Southbound Only) between W Platt Street and W Swann Avenue

7:00 a.m.

  • S Ashley Drive between Brorein Street and Jackson Street
  • Brorein Street from S Jefferson Avenue to S Parker Street
  • S Franklin Street between Channelside Dr and Harbour Island Bridge
  • Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Franklin Street
  • E Washington Street between S Ashley Drive and S Tampa Street
  • E Whiting Street between S Ashley Drive and S Tampa Street

9:00 a.m.

  • W Kennedy Boulevard (Eastbound Only) between S Hyde Park Ave and N Ashley Drive
  • N Ashley Drive between Ashley/Tampa Off-ramp Split and E Jackson Street
  • E Jackson Street from N Ashley Drive to N Tampa Street
  • E Kennedy Boulevard between N Florida Ave and S Plant Ave
  • E Madison Street between N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street
  • E Madison Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Twiggs Street between N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street
  • E Twiggs Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Zack Street between N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street
  • E Zack Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Polk Street between N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street
  • E Polk Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Cass Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Tyler Street (Westbound Only) between N Florida Avenue and N Tampa Street
  • E Whiting Street (Westbound Only) between Florida Avenue and Franklin Street

11:00 a.m.

  • W Cass Street between N Willow Avenue and N Boulevard
  • W North A Street from N Willow Ave to N Newport Avenue
  • W North B Street from N Willow Ave to N Newport Avenue
  • W Fig Street between N Willow Avenue and N Gilchrist Avenue
  • W Carmen Street between N Willow Avenue and N Delaware Avenue
  • N Newport Avenue between W Cass Street and W North A Street
  • N Gilchrist Avenue between W Cass Street and W Fig Street
  • N Boulevard between W Cass Street and W Main Street

1:30 p.m.

  • Cass Street between N Boulevard and N Tampa Street
  • W Tyler Street between N Tampa Street and W Cass Street

3:00 p.m.

  • W Bay to Bay Boulevard (Eastbound Only) between S MacDill Avenue and S Ysabella Avenue
  • S Swann Avenue (Eastbound Only) between S MacDill Avenue and S Armenia Ave
  • W Platt Street at S Howard Avenue
  • W Platt Street at S Willow Ave
  • W Platt St at S South Boulevard
  • S Willow Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Cleveland Street
  • S Willow Avenue (Southbound Only) between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street
  • S Boulevard between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Cleveland Street
  • S Boulevard (Southbound Only) between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street
  • E Whiting Street between Tampa Street and Franklin Street

4:30 PM

  • W Kennedy Boulevard (Eastbound Only) at S Himes Avenue
  • W Kennedy Boulevard (Eastbound Only) at S MacDill Avenue
  • W Kennedy Boulevard (Eastbound Only) at S Howard Avenue
  • W Kennedy Boulevard (Eastbound Only) at S Boulevard

More info at www.tampa.gov/special-events-coordination/gasparilla-parades-2022-information

See all road closures at www.tampa.gov/RoadClosures

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