The Krewe of Sir Francis Drake is a New Gasparilla Parade Krewe offering an Elevated Experience in Krewe Life.
Winner of YMKG 2018 parade of pirates Krewe's division award. The first krewe EVER to do so in their first year.
In 2018 The Krewe of Sir Francis Drake's "Treasure Chest" became the very first ADA Compliant parade float in US History!
Our krewe was recognized and awarded the "Accessibility for All: Outstanding Accessible Places For People" Award by Hillsborough County, ADA-American Disabilities Association and Karen Jacobs-TAMPA-HILLSBOROUGH ALLIANCE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
Tampa’s newest Gasparilla Krewe of Sir Francis Drake is an Adventurer & Privateer Parade Krewe preparing to invade the streets of Tampa and Ybor City every upcoming Gasparilla Parade Season. The Krewe of Sir Francis Drake is registered as a Florida Not For Profit 501C3 Corporation. We are a Gasparilla Krewe supported by membership dues and parade guest fees. The KOSFD is looking forward to participating in the these parades for 2019:
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 Hernando Desoto Parade (2nd Largest in Florida)
Veterans Day Parade
The Krewe of Sir Francis Drake and it’s Members support many charitable organizations including:
Shriners Hospitals for Children
FRIENDS with Down Syndrome West Florida
Big Buddy League Pasco - Special Needs Baseball
St.James UMC ADT Program for youth with autism
US Marines Toys for Tots Tampa Bay
Diversity Action Coalition Inc - Supporting disabled veterans
Paralyzed Veterans Association and DAV
New products are coming soon!
The best way to contact us is via email and our Krewe representatives will ensure that your message is answered or sent on to the proper person.