February 4th, 2012

A Buccaneer Gasparilla – Tampa Photographer Matt May

Tampa’s annual Gasparilla invasion is a Mardi Gras style party where pirates invade the city aboard a massive pirate ship and then parade down the waterfront firing their guns and throwing out beads to hundreds of thousands of revelers. It’s so much a part of the city’s identity that when Tampa was awarded an NFL franchise in 1976 they were given a pirate themed logo and called the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I’ve been taking part […]