St. Patrick's Parade


Rough Rider
Saint Patrick’s  Parade
Saturday 12, 2016
Ybor City

RSVP on the form below.
STAGING: Arrive in staging at 5:30pm. TSL floats are #71 and #72. On the Southbound side of Nuccio Parkway, closest cross street is 4th Avenue.

PARKING: Use the Ybor Parking Garages on the North side of 7th Av if you are unable to get into the lot across from Ybor Hilton. Easier to get to your car at the end of the parade.

PARADE ROUTE: Parade steps off at 7pm.  Nuccio Parkway and 7th Ave to 20th St.

DISBANDING PROTOCOL:  
Be ready to exit the floats at 7th Ave & 20th. There is a brief pause for drop-off.  The floats will turn North on 20th St.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL STOPPING OR THE RELEASE OF KREWE MEMBERS BE PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON 20TH STREET. Release from floats will occur from 20th to 13th Street on Palm Avenue, location depends on where the driver is directed to move.

COSTUME: Thieves must be in full costume, including black knee-high boots, TSL garter, skin tone pantyhose (no novelty pantyhose allowed); skin tone bra, clear straps or rhinestone straps are allowed. Black panty over your pantyhose. Sashes are tied from the bottom up with the bow at the top. TSL hats, flat headbands in solid TSL colors: Black, red, white & gold. No scarves. Doo rags in solid TSL colors: Black, red, white, gold & green. Bring your blinky accessories, wear your green accessories, light up headwear allowed during parade and green boas are divine.

No full costume, no parade for YOU!
Keep extra hose and clear poncho in your bead bag/bin.

FLOAT/PARADE RULES: Throw red, white, gold, black & green beads, approximately 1 gross per mile. No beads to high school bands or police. No glass containers; opaque containers only. No suitcases/wheeled luggage/boxes. Items blocking walkways will be removed. Escort guests while on the float. No chewing gum or smoking on the float. No drinking while walking the parade. Volcano is a ride-only float. Bring donations for drinks at the T-Spots.

BEAD DROP (5116 E Shadowlawn, Tampa):
Thursday, March 10, from 2:00-9:00pm,
Friday, March 11, from 2:00 to 9:000pm

Don’t forget to ‘Spring Forward’ one hour on Sunday morning at 2:00am as Daylight Savings Begins.

We would not want you to be late for float cleanup on Sunday at 11:00am