TAMPA, Fla — Arrrgh! Saturday night, the Knights of Sant' Yago parade rolled down 7th Avenue in Ybor City.
The illuminated parade was presented by MOR-TV and co-sponsored by the city of Tampa.
The parade featured lighted floats, marching bands, local leaders and – of course – many, many beads. TAn estimated 100,000 spectators were expected to enjoy the Gasparilla festivity, the event organizers said.
The event's proceeds support the Krewe’s Education Foundation. Since its establishment in 1994, it has donated nearly $3 million for college scholarships, according to a news release.