The Gasparilla Pirate Fest Street Festival will invade Tampa on Saturday, January, 26, 2013. The Gasparilla Invasion begins at 11:30 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m. The Jose Gasparilla sets sail at the south end of Hillsborough Bay at 11:30 a.m. At 2 p.m. the Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates begins at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard. It continues along Bayshore Boulevard to Brorein Street, turns east on Brorein Street, then north on Ashley Drive. The parade ends at Cass Street and Ashley Drive. Admission is free for both events unless you want reserved seating on the bleachers. For more information on all Gasparilla events, see website for details.