TAMPA, Fla. - Pirates invaded Tampa aboard the José Gasparilla ship on Saturday.

The pirate ship came down the Hillsborough River and invaded near the Tampa Convention Center.

The Ye Mystic Krew of Gasparilla took over the city from Mayor Bob Buckhorn and began the 4.5-mile victory parade, which started at Bay to Bay and Bayshore.

Photos: Pictures of Gasparilla 2018 as pirates invaded Tampa Bay

Saturday marked the 103rd Gasparilla Pirate Festival.

Tampa police estimated between 300,000 to 400,000 people were at the parade.

Despite the large crowd, however, Tampa police reported few problems. Late Saturday they reported there was only one felony arrest, for battery on a law enforcement officer, and 19 misdemeanor arrests.

There was one civil citation, for having less than 20 grams of marijuana.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says it arrested 15 people for boating under the influence.

Watch: José Gasparilla ship arrives at Tampa Convention Center

Watch: Aerial shots of the José Gasparilla ship docked

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