TAMPA, Fla. — With the invasion of pirates also comes the invasion of traffic in Tampa Bay.

We've decided to simplify some of your traffic woes during the pirate invasion by providing a list of street closures ahead of the Children's Gasparilla and pirate fest parades.

Road closures ahead of the children's parade:

Bayshore Boulevard crossovers at DeSoto, Nance and Gunby avenues will be closed from Monday, Jan. 11, through Thursday, Jan. 30.

The following roads will be shut down for the children's parade on Jan. 18:

  • Bayshore Boulevard northbound from Bay to Bay Boulevard to Rome Avenue will be shut down starting at 2 a.m.
  • Bayshore Boulevard from Gandy Boulevard to Platt Street will be shut down starting at 6:30 a.m.
  • Bay to Bay Boulevard from Ysabella Avenue to Bayshore Boulevard will be shut down starting at 6:30 a.m.
  • Davis Island Bridge off-ramp onto northbound Bayshore Boulevard will be shut down starting at 6:30 a.m.
  • One eastbound lane and one westbound lane on Bay to Bay Boulevard from MacDill Avenue to Ysabella Avenue will be shut down as a pedestrian walkway at 9 a.m.
  • Eastbound Bay to Bay Boulevard at MacDill Avenue will be shut down starting at 4:30 p.m.

For a complete road closure map for the children's parade, click here

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The following roads will be shut down for the Gasparilla Day Parade:

Saturday, Jan. 11 through Thursday, Jan. 30

  • Bayshore Blvd. Crossover Closure at DeSoto Ave., Nance Ave., Albany Ave. & Gunby Ave.

Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 p.m.

  • Bayshore Blvd. from Gandy Blvd. to Platt Street
  • Bay to Bay from Bayshore Blvd. to Ysabella Street
  • Davis Island Bridge off-ramp onto NB Bayshore Drive

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 3 a.m.

  • Bayshore Blvd. from Brorein Street to Platt Street
  • Platt Street/Channelside Drive from Plant Ave. to Franklin Street

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 5:30 a.m.

  • Crosstown - EB Willow Ave. off-ramp (exit 4)
  • Willow Ave. from Platt Street to Swanna Ave. (SB lanes closed only, one-way NB)

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:00 a.m.

  • Ashley Drive from Brorein Street to Jackson Street
  • Brorein Street from Florida Ave. to Parker Street
  • Franklin Street from Channelside Drive to Harbour Island Bridge
  • Old Water Street from Florida Ave. to Franklin Street
  • Washington Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Whitling Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Whitling Street from Florida Ave. to Franklin Street (WB)

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 9:00 a.m.

  • Kennedy from Hyde Park Ave. to Ashley Drive (EB)
  • Ashley Drive from Cass Street to Jackson Street
  • Jackson Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Kennedy Blvd. from Florida Avenue to Plant Avenue (WB)
  • Madison Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Madison Street from Florida Ave. to Tampa Street (WB)
  • Twiggs Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Twiggs Street from Florida Ave. to Tampa Street (WB)
  • Zack Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Zack Street from Florida Ave. to Tampa Street (WB)
  • Polk Street from Ashley Drive to Tampa Street
  • Polk Street from Florida Ave. to Tampa Street (WB)
  • Tyler Street from Florida Ave. to Tampa Street (WB)

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 11:00 a.m.

  • Cass Street from Willow Ave. to N. Boulevard
  • North A Street from Willow Ave. to Newport Ave.
  • North B Street from Willow Ave. to Newport Ave.
  • Fig Street from Willow Ave. to Gilchrist Ave.
  • Carmen Street from Willow Ave. to Delaware Ave.
  • Newport Ave. from Cass Street to North A Street
  • Gilchrist Ave. from Cass Street to Fig Street
  • Cass Street from N. Boulevard to Ashley Drive (EB)

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m.

  • Cass Street from N. Boulevard to Tampa Street
  • Tyler Street from Tampa Street to Cass Street

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

  • Bay to Bay Boulevard from MacDill Ave. to Ysabella Ave. (EB)
  • Swann Ave. from MacDill Ave to Armenia Ave (EB lanes closed only, one-way WB)
  • Platt Street at Howard Ave. (EB)
  • Platt Street at S. Boulevard (EB)
  • Willow Ave. from Kennedy Boulevard to Cleveland Street
  • Willow Ave. from Cleveland Street to Platt Street (SB)
  • South Boulevard from Kennedy Boulevard to Cleveland Street
  • South Boulevard from Cleveland Street to Platt Street (SB)
  • Whiting Street from Tampa Street to Franklin Street

Saturday, Jan. 25 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Kennedy Boulevard at Himes Ave (EB)
  • Kennedy Boulevard at MacDill Ave. (EB)
  • Kennedy Boulevard at Howard Ave. (EB)
  • Kennedy Boulevard at Willow Ave. (EB)
  • Kennedy Boulevard at Boulevard (EB)

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Road closures ahead of the Gasparilla Pirate Fest:

Here's a map of the road closures in Downtown Tampa during the pirate fest. 

Here's a map of the road closures on Bayshore Boulevard during the pirate fest. 

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