Saturday Night Special: Ybor City Knight Parade

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Saturday night was party night in Tampa where the annual Knight Parade made a triumphant return down 7th Avenue in Ybor City.  The parade is one of the final events for Tampa’s Gasparilla pirate festival.  As a reminder, Gasparilla is a bit like Mardi Gras, and as with the ‘crews’ in New Orleans, this parade is sponsored by the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago.  The Ybor City Knight Parade is known as one of the more raucous events of the festival, and this year lived up to the hype.  Lots of drunk people countered by cute kids from the surrounding area who just wanted those beads.  Enjoy the pics!

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Knight Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Photo from the 2015 Ybor City Night Parade in Tampa, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams


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