Wher’ Thar’ Be Pirates Thar’ Be a PARTY!

The Krewe of the Black Pearl is a Premier Gasparilla Parade Krewe offering Camaraderie, Community and Generosity. 

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Membership Info

The Krewe of the Black Pearl currently has a waiting list for our membership roster but do not be discouraged, we are more than happy to add your information to our waiting list. To be a member of our Krewe means ye be a pirate indeed!

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Hear Ye Hear Ye

All that enter must read hereto and abide by this Letter of Marque!  This is the charter of our fair ship and we all be bound by it’s professions and preambles…  Read and abide or taunt the consequences at ye own risk… Savvy?

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Krewe Events & Socials

Tis here that ye be findin’ the official Krewe Of the Black Pearl, Parades, Socials, Pub Crawls and Partays, throughout the Gasparilla Season and rest of the year that our members may be attending…

Who We Arrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

the-krewe-of-the-black-pearl-gasparilla-tampa-parade-1161-624x416Tampa’s Gasparilla Krewe of the Black Pearl is a Pirate Parade Krewe ready to invade the streets of Tampa and Ybor City every Gasparilla Parade Season. The Krewe of The Black Pearl is registered as a Florida Not For Profit 501C3 Corporation. We are a Gasparilla Parade krewe supported by membership dues and parade guest (stowaway) fees only.  We are looking forward to participating in the following parades for 2017:

  • The Gasparilla Children’s Parade
  • The Gasparilla Parade of Pirates
  • The Knights of Sant’ Yago Illuminated Knight Parade
  • The Rough Riders St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Krewe of the Black Pearl and it’s Membership supports many worthy charitable organizations including:

  • Best Buddies International – Best Buddies of Tampa Bay Inc.
  • The Greater Tampa Showmen’s Club – Supporting a yearly Christmas celebration for Foster Children of Hillsborough County with both time and gifts.
  • Rotary’s Camp of Florida, Inc.
  • Tampa Charities
  • Numerous other worthy local organizations including the International Shriners, Toys For Tots, and Bay Area Hospice

Black Pearl on Facebook

Below are postings from our official and public krewe Facebook page, please join with us and enjoy the camaraderie!

2 days ago

Krewe of the Black Pearl Ship's Signals

Krewe of the Black Pearl Cordially invites all KOTBP members and KOTBP members guests (& anyone interested in meeting the Black Pearl Members) to join us for a what we call a Pub Stumble in Ybor on Saturday night June 24th.

As we all know...next Sat June 24th is the 1/2 Way to Gasparilla Pub Crawl.....

Now some of us are, shall we say, less abled, to do all that walking.....(Therefore we will stumble along)

So, we, KOTBP have arranged to meet up at Tequilas on 7th Ave in Ybor City, around 6-6:30ish... And end up at 9pm at Gaspars......

That way those who ARE doing the whole thing can meet up with us afterwards at Gaspars. Am working on a way that we can still donate to Tampa Charities, Meals On Wheels...can always "run an envelope" over to them on Sat...Yes, Yer Mascot will do the running....

Let us know if you plan on joining us, so we know who to "look out" for.....Also ,those KOTBP Krewemates who ARE doing "The Crawl" ...Please let Jan Altemura-Belcher know.. (You can let her know on here)...

She is co-ordinating The Main Crawl for KOTBP....And , yes, will have our Bling Pins on Sat too.... Cannot wait to see our "fellow Pirates" again...Garb would be super...but not complusory.... Whoo! Hoo! Yay! and Huzzah!! - Gay Hartman

Black Pearl - Ybor Pub Stumble - Support Tampa CharitiesJun 24, 6:00pmTequilasKrewe of the Black Pearl Cordially invites all KOTBP members and KOTBP members guests (& anyone interested in meeting the Black Pearl Members) to join us for a what we call a Pub Stumble in Ybor on Saturday night June 24th.

As we all know...next Sat June 24th is the 1/2 Way to Gasparilla Pub Crawl.....

Now some of us are, shall we say, less abled, to do all that walking.....(Therefore we will stumble along)

So, we, KOTBP have arranged to meet up at Tequilas on 7th Ave in Ybor City, around 6-6:30ish... And end up at 9pm at Gaspars......

That way those who ARE doing the whole thing can meet up with us afterwards at Gaspars. Am working on a way that we can still donate to Tampa Charities, Meals On Wheels...can always "run an envelope" over to them on Sat...Yes, Yer Mascot will do the running....

Let us know if you plan on joining us, so we know who to "look out" for.....Also ,those KOTBP Krewemates who ARE doing "The Crawl" ...Please let Jan Altemura-Belcher know.. (You can let her know on here)...

She is co-ordinating The Main Crawl for KOTBP....And , yes, will have our Bling Pins on Sat too.... Cannot wait to see our "fellow Pirates" again...Garb would be super...but not complusory.... Whoo! Hoo! Yay! and Huzzah!! - Gay Hartman
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5 days ago

Krewe of the Black Pearl Ship's Signals

Gay Hartman had a "Heart to Heart" Talk with the New manager (Corey) of our After Party Headquarters - Tequilas​ on 7th Ave in Ybor.

Making plans for next weekends Pub Stumble and for future Krewe of the Black Pearl after parties and much more!

Corey wants us to all know that the service for the Black Pearl will be improved and he has given us some Drink Specials to for next weekend!

Black Pearl Prices at Tequilas next Saturday Night are:

$3 sangria sangrita and margaritas
$3 domestic beers.
$5 bacardi and Kracken RUM!Gay Hartman had a "Heart to Heart" Talk with the New manager (Corey) of our After Party Headquarters - Tequilas on 7th Ave in Ybor.

Making plans for next weekends Pub Stumble and for future Krewe of the Black Pearl after parties and much more!

Corey wants us to all know that the service for the Black Pearl will be improved and he has given us some Drink Specials to for next weekend!

Black Pearl Prices at Tequilas next Saturday Night are:

$3 sangria sangrita and margaritas
$3 domestic beers.
$5 bacardi and Kracken RUM!
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Gay Hartman had a Heart to Heart Talk with the New manager (Corey) of our After Party Headquarters - Tequilas​ on 7th Ave in Ybor.

Making plans for next weekends Pub Stumble and for future Krewe of the Black Pearl after parties and much more! 

Corey wants us to all know that the service for the Black Pearl will be improved and he has given us some Drink Specials to for next weekend!

Black Pearl Prices at Tequilas next Saturday Night are:

$3 sangria sangrita and margaritas 
$3 domestic beers.
$5 bacardi and Kracken RUM!

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Gay Hartman doesn't give heart to hearts! She gives life changing experiences! Have fun everyone!

If Ye Scallywag Dad's even know who ye offspring be...
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY !
DRINK RUM and SCOLD Ye Children! So They Grow up to be PROPER PIRATES!If Ye Scallywag Dad's even know who ye offspring be...

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY !

DRINK RUM and SCOLD Ye Children! So They Grow up to be PROPER PIRATES!
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If Ye Scallywag Dads even know who ye offspring be...
HAPPY FATHERS DAY !
DRINK RUM and SCOLD Ye Children! So They Grow up to be PROPER PIRATES!

2 weeks ago

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2 weeks ago

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3 weeks ago

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Show of HOOKS - Raise Em High! Who is ready to do a Halfway to Gasparilla Stumble with the Krewe of the Black Pearl?

Black Pearl - Ybor Pub Stumble - Support Tampa CharitiesJun 24, 6:00pmTequilasKrewe of the Black Pearl Cordially invites all KOTBP members and KOTBP members guests (& anyone interested in meeting the Black Pearl Members) to join us for a what we call a Pub Stumble in Ybor on Saturday night June 24th.

As we all know...next Sat June 24th is the 1/2 Way to Gasparilla Pub Crawl.....

Now some of us are, shall we say, less abled, to do all that walking.....(Therefore we will stumble along)

So, we, KOTBP have arranged to meet up at Tequilas on 7th Ave in Ybor City, around 6-6:30ish... And end up at 9pm at Gaspars......

That way those who ARE doing the whole thing can meet up with us afterwards at Gaspars. Am working on a way that we can still donate to Tampa Charities, Meals On Wheels...can always "run an envelope" over to them on Sat...Yes, Yer Mascot will do the running....

Let us know if you plan on joining us, so we know who to "look out" for.....Also ,those KOTBP Krewemates who ARE doing "The Crawl" ...Please let Jan Altemura-Belcher know.. (You can let her know on here)...

She is co-ordinating The Main Crawl for KOTBP....And , yes, will have our Bling Pins on Sat too.... Cannot wait to see our "fellow Pirates" again...Garb would be super...but not complusory.... Whoo! Hoo! Yay! and Huzzah!! - Gay Hartman
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3 weeks ago

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