Welcome to the Legend of the Pumpkin King!


There is a registration fee to help cover the cost of the Parade. Please read the Check-In Information and Rules of Parade below before signing up! There are no refunds once purchased!


Parade Participants   Before September 12th*: $35.00 | After September 12th: $50.00

(Ticket includes: costume contest, drink specials & more!)

VIP Parade Participants   Before September 12th*: $75.00 | After September 12th: $100.00

(Ticket includes: pre-party, post-party, costume contest, drink specials & more!)

*Limited quantity available. Sold on a first come, first serve basis.

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Check-In Process

Where: Centro Ybor Courtyard, 1600 E 8th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605

When: Friday, October 26th between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

What to bring to check-in:

  • This is a 21 + event. Must bring valid ID upon check-in.
  • Receipt of purchase/confirmation

VIP Lanyards: VIPs and Float Sponsors will receive lanyards that indicate your group/float.

General Admission Wristbands: You will receive a color coordinated wristband that designates your group/float. Wristband must be worn at all times! You must have a wristband to participate in the parade route, no exceptions.

After the parade, your wristband will get you discounts at the official Legend of the Pumpkin King venues!!!

Beads: Participants that have ordered beads online will pick them up at the courtyard.

Staging is from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. All participants must be in staging no later than 7:45 pm.

PARADE TIME is 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm.


Participant Rules

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with valid state ID, passport or active military ID. IDs must be on person at all times for verification purposes.
  • Must sign the Acknowledgement of the Rules and Waiver
  • Must be in costume
  • Must be in the assigned staging zone between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • No visible signs of intoxication
  • Must wear lanyard or wristband at all times during the parade
  • No open containers on parade route
  • Any outside throws or beads must be presented at check-in for approval with letter that indicates not made with lead paint
  • No political or religious signs (costumes are acceptable)
  • No business or personal branding as a costume unless you are an official sponsor
  • Must obey all rules/laws of the City of Tampa and of the official venues of the parade
  • No Nudity – Parade promoters have the right to decide on the appropriateness of costumes for the parade!

Please note that failure to comply with any of the rules will result in removal from parade without a refund!