It’s here, it’s here Gasparilla is here!!
Are you ready to parade, party and say Arrrrr?
Here is all the information you need to make the 2015 – YMKG Parade of Pirates, our best parade yet. Gaspariila Day parade will be taking place on Saturday January 31, 2015 on Bayshore Blvd.
Please R.S.V.P. Below
Buses
BUS SCHEDULE FOR GASPARILLA: Pick up at Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 1700 E. 9th Avenue, Ybor, at 10:30 a.m. for drop-off in staging. Thieves will pay $5.00 for the bus and guests will pay $10.00 for the bus. A red wristband is required for all who ride the bus. Contact Bonnie bonstrickland@aol.com, for information.

Staging
We are #34 A & B on Bayshore Blvd and W. Julia Ave. Please be at the float by 1:00pm. TSL will have both bars open for your pleasure. Please remember to bring cash for the T-Spot jar. Lunch will be provided by Catering By The Family between 11:30 and 1:30pm. Ladies this is a long day please remember to eat and drink plenty of water between those cocktails.

Safety
TSL security is here for our protection. Ladies you are expected to follow all parade rules (located on Website and provided at the Jan. meeting). Please follow the directions given to you by TSL Security, BOD and DJ Ray.

Costume
Thieves must wear full costume. We have 3 versions: black skirt, white top, white sleeves and vest, white dress and peplum, approved black leggings, white top and vest/peplum. All must wear knee high black boots and pantyhose are required for skirt/dress costume. TSL hat may be worn. All outerwear (except for official cape) must be removed when our float begins the parade route.

Parade Route
The parade begins promptly at 2:00pm at Bayshore Blvd. and Bay to Bay Blvd., ending at Ashley & Cass Street. We are quadrant 2 our bus will be waiting for us for the return trip to Ybor Hilton Garden Inn. If you plan to leave the parade route earlier then the official ending you must wear a hot pink wristband so security knows you are leaving early. All Thieves and security must wear the official Bright Yellow Gasparilla wristband. If you have not gotten your wristband please see Linda Cannon at the Hilton Garden Inn before boarding the bus.

Beads
Red, white and gold only! No exceptions. Bead drop off will be Thursday January 29, from 4:30 to 7:30 at the float yard. 5116 E. Shadowlawn Tampa, 33610.

Gasparilla



TSL Socials
Pre-Gasparilla Social:  “Leather and Lace” is this year’s theme. Show us what you got!!!! Friday, January 30 from 5:30pm ‘til ??? Live music starts at 7pm. Tequilas Mexican Restaurant, 1613 E 7th Ave, Ybor City. Open to the public.

Post-Gasparilla Social: Green Iguana immediately following the parade. Thieves pay $10.00 and guests pay $15.00. Contact Bonnie or Maddy for more information.

Contact Linda Cannon sgt@thievesofsanlorenzo.com