A large month long celebration that takes place in Tampa Florida during the month of February. There are many differen events including parades, a run, a flotilla and even an art festival. The mayor is ceremoniously kidnapped and forced to turn over the key to the city to the invading pirates. Every good tampa resdient secretly waits for February, the month when we brake out the skulls and cross bones. Sometimes referred to as the Tampa Mardi Gras.
Person 1: "What are you doing this weekend?"
Person 2: "What planet are you from, It's gasparilla, I am goign to go get drunk in public and watch women take there shirts off for plastic on a string!"
Person 1: "Sounds like fun!"