Ybor City Historic District
Community: Ybor City
The Knight Parade follows Tampa's annual Gasparilla celebration. The Parade is on Saturday,Feb 12,2022 at 6:00pm Attracting spectators of every age, the entire Ybor City area of Tampa comes to life the night of the Knight Parade.
The Krewe of Sant’ Yago has hosted the Sant’ Yago Illuminated Knight Parade every year since 1974.
The parade is a celebration of Tampa’s long Latin heritage and civic pride, brightening the streets of Ybor City’s Seventh Avenue for a special night of floats, costumes, beads, and merriment.
Chartered in 1972, the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Tampa’s rich Latin heritage and culture.
Comprised of 250 of the Tampa Bay Area’s professional men, the Krewe of Sant’ Yago is represented each year by our El Rey (King) and his La Reina (Queen), and their Royal Court of Ladies-In-Waiting, Courtesanos, Pages, Attendances, and Royal Sword Bearer.