About Gasparilla Music Festival

The Gasparilla Music Festival is a Florida non-profit corporation 501c-3 that organizes an annual music festival in downtown Tampa the second weekend of March.

The 2015 festival will take place in Curtis Hixon Riverfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park on March 7th & 8th and will feature musical acts from a wide variety of genres on several stages and cuisine from the region's top restaurants. As part of its mission to support and promote music and education, the organization is involved throughout the year in several initiatives including providing scholarships to music students.

The Gasparilla Music Festival was founded in 2011 with financial support from several Tampa Bay area based businesses and the organization's founding members, The Ring of Fire.

The organizations goals include:

  • Creating a long term sustainable institution benefiting the Tampa bay area
  • Support and Promote local musicians and bands
  • Support and Promote local cuisine and beverages
  • Provide support and financial assitance for music education
  • Contribute to the economic development of the region
  • Contribute to the neighborhood rejuvenation of the city's urban core
  • Promote the region's cultural heritage
  • Minimize the environmental impacts of festival production
  • Promote public and alternative methods of transportation
  • Create the best music festival in the world!
  • If you would like to become a sponsor for the Gasparilla Music Festival and help bring great live music to Tampa, please contact, sponsors@gasparillamusicfestival.com.

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    2015 Volunteer signup TBA

    The Gasparilla Music Festival strives to represent the community by showcasing local vendors. There are opportunities for Food and Non-Vendors.

    We will be accepting vendor applications soon!

    If you are a member of the media and would like press credentials for the 2015 Gasparilla Music Festival, please email pr@gasparillamusicfestival.com.

    Gasparilla Music Festival

    PO Box 172986
    Tampa, FL 33672
    (813) 708-VIBE - (813) 708-8423

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