The Gasparilla season is coming to a close but first, the annual Gasparilla Music Festival will bring all of the sights and sounds to downtown Tampa the weekend of March 10 and 11, 2018.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and the adjacent Kiley Gardens will host the Gasparilla Music Festival, a can’t miss event’s lineup will be bigger and better than ever featuring the following artists and bands (just to name a few):
- The Young Something
- The Roots
- The Record Company
- The Cave Singers
- Spam Allstars
- Silent Disco
- Sam E Hues
- Mountain Holler
- Nikki Lane
- Mondo Cozmo
- Leisure Chief
- Eric Tessmer
- Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
- Billy Strings
- Break Science
- Acho Brother
There will also be a plethora of cuisine options, featuring new and inventive types of offerings of some of America’s favorite classics. Tampa’s very own Holy Hog BBQ will be on hand with their famous Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Tots and Riblets. Cafe Hey will offer Vegan Mac and Cheese and Cuban Sandwiches, Anise Global Gastrobar will have Lettuce Wraps and Stinky Bunz, Dochos will have French Fries and Fried Pickles, Ellas Folk Art Cafe will have a unique Chicken and Wafflle Cone as well as a Viet Pork Tostada, Hope’s Desserts will have the Cookie Dough Waffle Cones, Spain Restaurant and Toma Bar will bring their famous Empanadas and Your Pie Pizza Food Truck will have their delicious Pizza and Gelato.
- 2-Day Ticket for $60.00 (+$6.80 FEE) each person
- Saturday Only Ticket for $40.00 (+$6.20 FEE) each person
- Sunday Only Ticket for $30.00 (+$5.90 FEE) each person
The 2-Day Ticket and Saturday only ticket must be purchased online by March 10, 2018 and the Sunday ticket by March 11, 2018.
There are also VIP Tickets available for either Saturday or Sunday. The VIP ticket includes VIP Entry, access to the premium viewing area, air-conditioned restrooms, VIP Tents and Bars and 3 complimentary drinks, all per ticket.
- Saturday VIP Ticket: $150.00 (+$11.00 FEE)
- Sunday VIP Ticket: $100.00 (+$9.50)
The Gasparilla Music Festival is organized by the Gasparilla Music Foundation, a non-profit organization that brings some of the best up and coming acts from the Tampa Bay area and nationally as well as some of the best cuisine you have ever tasted. The Gasparilla Music Festival also benefits the “Recycled Tunes” program that allows students to receive refurbished instruments that will help them learn and then strive at their craft.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is located at 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602.