2016 totally flew by and we are amazed that we are back at it again writing a brand new Gasparilla Guide for 2017! The Gasparilla fun may have already started, but there is still time to stop by some of these awesome local spots to grab your gear and get things ready for a fun and stylish Gasparilla holiday! Check out some of the new spots we have to share below:

Disclaimer: As per my pirating ways, I snagged the pictures used from various social media channels.

Don Me Now: Located in Hyde Park Village, Don Me Now is one of those hidden gems you stop into for one thing and leave with some of the best gifts and trends around! Not pictured here are all of the trendy tanks and tees with fun pirate themed saying son them- Perfect for the big day!



Gypsy Junque: This new spot now located in Seminole Heights has tons of cool and unique accessories to add to your Gasparilla collection. Skirts, necklaces, cuffs and more- be sure to stop in an tell owner, Elke, we sent you ❤




Florist Fire:  This is something special to quench your inner “flower child” thirst. Gayle over at Florist Fire in Hyde Park Village is changing up her plan this year to offer a flower crown/ pirate hat decorating class.Make a flower crown that you can wear to Gasparilla or bring a pirate hat to decorate. Premium flowers, feathers, beads, ribbons and much more will be provided. This fun event is taking place on Friday, January 27th from 6-8pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance, so hurry and grab yours today because space is EXTREMELY LIMITED.


Ship Chic: A new player to the Tampa Gasparilla game, this cool spot is located right on Dale Mabry and is a great place to grab a women’s outfits in a variety of combinations. It is definitely worth a look 🙂

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Hazel + Dot: This stop has some great accessories and fun home decor pieces to add to your Gasparilla gear this year. Stop by and say hi to owner, Allison. She’s a Florida local and an awesome local business owner.



Crave Spa: With two locations, one in SoHo and one on Bay to Bay Blvd., Crave is the perfect place to swing by for their January Gasparilla Pedi. Check out all of the details below for this must try activity! Get those nails in tip-top pirate shape ready for the weekend fun! This is the perfect way to treat a friend visiting from out of town too!


If you haven’t seen our previous Gasparilla Guides, you should check them out for other great spots around town with cool Gasparilla gear!

Gasparilla Guide

Gasparilla Guide 2

Gasprilla Guide 3

However you choose to celebrate the big day, we hope you are safe and responsible. Gasparilla is always one of our favorite times of year here in Tampa Bay and we hope you enjoy the fun with your friends! Be safe and drink party on. Cheers!



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