Fun day Saturday! Been to the Gasparilla Parade numerous times, checked out the Gasparilla Art Festival more than once and ran the Gasparilla Long Distance Classic close to 20 times. (at least it seems like I have that many t-shirts)
But this was my FIRST Gasparilla Pirate Invasion.
Thanks to Darin and Kathryn who now live on Davis Island, they found the perfect spot for friends and family to join them for the water side of the party.
The View at 9:40.
And three hours later….
Lots of beads, beers, and boats between those two photos!
I very bravely squeezed my way through the throngs to stand on the seawall to get these shots. Very dangerous. Seriously, not only beads get thrown from those boats, but I witnessed a few beers flying through the air along with many water balloons. I asked the guys standing beside me to protect me from the missiles. They did a pretty good job, I only got pelted by cheap plastic jewelry.
Fun! Looking forward to next year!