Parking & Transit Options

For Driving Directions, please visit the Getting Here (by car) Page

The Heights - Park & Shuttle

This year GMF has teamed up with the Heights to offer a Park and Shuttle to and from the fest. Located at 1910 N Ola Ave.33602, your just a mile away.
Park & Shuttle service is $10
Shuttle Times
Saturday, March 8th. 9AM - 11:30PM. Last shuttle is promptly at 11:15PM
Sunday, March 9th. 10AM - 8PM. Last shuttle leaves promptly at 7:45PM

Directions to the Heights Shuttle Location

From Southbound I-275
Exit 45A (please note that the exit point for Downtown East-West Exit 45A is well in advance of the previous Ashley Drive Exit #44). Branch right to Doyle Carlton Drive once on the exit ramp. Turn right onto Doyle Carlton Drive, head North. Turn Left onto 7th Ave, head West. Turn Right onto Ola Ave, head North, follow signs
-OR-
Take the Floribraska Exit #66A, head West. Turn Left onto N. Tampa Street, head South. Turn Right onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola, follow Signs

From Northbound I-275
Take the Downtown East-West Exit #44 to downtown. Stay straight to take the Scott Street Exit. Turn Left onto Florida Ave, head North. Turn Left onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola Ave, follow Signs

From the Orlando Area
Take I-4 West to I-275 South. Exit 45A. Branch right to Doyle Carlton Drive once on the exit ramp. Turn right onto Doyle Carlton Drive, head North. Turn Left onto 7th Ave, head West. Turn Right onto Ola Ave, head North, follow signs
-OR-
Take I-4 West to 22nd Street/585 Exit #1. Turn Left on 21st Street, head South. Turn Right on Palm Avenue, head West. Turn Left onto N. Tampa Street, head South. Turn Right onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola Ave, follow Signs

From I-75 North or South
Take I-4 West to I-275 South. Exit 45A. Branch right to Doyle Carlton Drive once on the exit ramp. Turn right onto Doyle Carlton Drive, head North. Turn Left onto 7th Ave, head West. Turn Right onto Ola Ave, head North, follow signs
-OR-
Take I-4 West to 22nd Street/585 Exit #1. Turn Left on 21st Street, head South. Turn Right on Palm Avenue, head West. Turn Left onto N. Tampa Street, head South. Turn Right onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola Ave, follow Signs

From South Tampa
Take Bayshore Boulevard, go over the Platt Street Bridge. Turn left on Florida Avenue, head North. Continue under I275. Turn Left onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola Ave, follow Signs

From Brandon area
Take Lee Roy Selmon Expressway East-bound to Kennedy Boulevard Exit. Follow Kennedy Boulevard, head East. Turn right on to Florida Avenue, head North. Continue under I275. Turn left onto Palm Ave, head West. Turn Left onto Ola Ave, follow Signs

North & South Tampa Shuttle

$20 per person
Click Here For Details

PARKING

Hourly parking is available in various city-owned and private lots. A limited amount of on-street parking is available throughout downtown. On-street parking meters north of Kennedy Blvd. are free on weekends.

Parking Lots and Garages:
Poe Parking Garage: Corner of Ashley Drive & Cass Street
(Closest to Curtis Hixon Park)
Madison Lot: Corner of Florida Ave & Twiggs Street
Kennedy Lot: Corner of Kennedy Blvd & Marion Street
Park Tower Garage: Corner of Kennedy Blvd & Tampa Street

Click here for a list of city-owned lots
More downtown Tampa parking information

BIKING

Bike racks will be available in front of Curtis Hixon Park, along Ashley drive. Please note: bikes are not permitted inside the gates.

BUSES

HART Buses travel throughout Tampa and even offer express service to downtown from USF and across Tampa Bay. Find a route and plan your bus ride to GMF! Click here for an interactive Google Map

HART’s Saturday local routes

Express Routes

TAXIS

Taxi rides within Downtown, Harbour Island, Davis Islands, Ybor City and Hyde Park are $3 each for 2 or more people.

Yellow Cab: 813-888-5008
United Cab: 813-253-2424
Green-Ride Courtesy Car: 813-888-5008

TECO STREETLINE CAR

Worried about parking in downtown? Park in Ybor City or Channelside and hop on the streetcar. A one-day unlimited ride card is just $5 and includes city buses. The streetcar begins Saturday service at 11 a.m. Get off at the Whiting Street Station and you’ll be just Three blocks from Curtis Hixon Park.

Streetcar service map

WATER TAXIS

Cruise to GMF via the Hillsborough River. Take a water taxi from Rick’s on the River in Riverside Heights or from your condo on Harbour Island.


For more information about moving safely and easily around downtown Tampa, visit the Tampa Downtown Partnership

PARKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer Parking is available at


Marion Transit Center (Primary)
1211 N Marion St
Tampa, FL 33602-3317

or

The Heights (Overflow)
1910 N Ola Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
*Directions can be found at Area/Parking and Transportation

Please have your Volunteer confirmation page on your dash board or present to parking attendant

DOWNLOAD THE TROLLEY MAP HERE

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.

Download the Sponsor Packet

Come Together...Right Now!

DOWNLOAD THE TROLLEY MAP HERE

Volunteer Parking is available at


Marion Transit Center (Primary)
1211 N Marion St
Tampa, FL 33602-3317

or

The Heights (Overflow)
1910 N Ola Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
*Directions can be found at Area/Parking and Transportation

Please have your Volunteer confirmation page on your dash board or present to parking attendant

DOWNLOAD THE TROLLEY MAP HERE

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

If you are interested in being a vendor, please email us your information to vendors@gasparillamusicfestival.com.

If you are a member of the media and would like press credentials for the 2013 Gasparilla Music Festival, please email pr@gasparillamusicfestival.com.

Gasparilla Music Festival

PO Box 172986
Tampa, FL 33672
info@gasparillamusicfestival.com
(813) 708-VIBE - (813) 708-8423


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