Everything You Need To Know Before You Experience The Extraordinary Musical Celebration That Is Gasparilla Music Festival 2018


Gasparilla Music Festival is a vast and diverse celebration for the masses at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park on March 10th and 11th. The annual festival includes an array of musical talent from all genres like electronic, folk, rap, country, pop, and rock from solo artist, duos, trios, and bands. Some of the extraordinary talents include Billy String, Break Science, Ella Jet & Future Soul, Fr33dback, C-rena, Kolars, and Father John Misty.

The Ride Park with SOHO Cycling is an event that will unleash your free-spirited side as they take you for the #rideofyourlife live on stage. The outdoor Spinathon will give you an opportunity to ride solo or as a team, with doing so you will get a ticket, beer, and access to the SOHO Cycling Lounge. The event is happening 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at the SYKES Stage at Kiley Gardens.


Not only does this musical festival have endless musical options but also kid-friendly entertainment, like the Imagination Movers, who are a kids-alt rock music group showing at the Glazer Children's Museum Stage March 11, 1:00 pm -1:30 pm and 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

Go to https://www.crowdrise.com/RidethePark2018 for more information.


There is also a Recycled Tunes Presentation with Crestwood Elementary at the SYKES Stage at Kiley Gardens 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm. Their mission is to make musical instruments more accessible to impoverished youth in Tampa Bay. So do not miss out on the inspirational and influential event showing the generosity and passion the individuals have for the community and youth.


Do not worry; you will undoubtedly find something that appeals to you at this festival so just enjoy the beauty that Tampa Bay has to offer, the musical entertainment, the diverse culture and individuals that make Gasparilla so extraordinary, and the unique places that make Tampa Bay what it is.

Coverage by Alexis Karr

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