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Looking for a Gasparilla party? Here are 5 picks

Gasparilla Block Party: Starting at 11 a.m., Groove Entertainment will kick off its 15th annual Gasparilla Block Party at Wings Gone Wild. Two separate stages, one for electronic dance music and one for hip-hop, offer live music for whatever moves you. Tickets are $25 in advance plus fees and include four draft beers and one plate of food. Visit 2013gasparillablockparty. eventbrite.com for information.

Project X: Aaarrrr!! Edition: More than 10 DJs are featured entertainment for this Gasparilla block party at 4005 Bayshore Blvd. The 21 and up bash charges $85.13 for men and $73.78 for women. Admission includes an all-you-can-eat buffet, complimentary cocktails/beer, a bounce house and unlimited re-entry in case you want to run out and snag some beads for yourself. See wantickets.com/gasparilladoco.

Hattricks: With pulled pork sandwiches and drink specials, a live DJ will take over the outer bar from noon until midnight at 107 S Franklin St. It opens at 10 a.m. with a $5 cover. At 5 p.m., local band Full Fledged Unit will take the indoor stage to play original music as well as their unique take on Top 40 hits.

Four Green Fields: Looking to inject a little green into swashbuckling? Four Green Fields Irish Pub at 205 W Platt St. opens at 8 a.m., and Pat Dunlea and Friends will take the stage at 1 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge.

MacDinton's: Rocktopus and Charlie Hotel will take the stage at MacDinton's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 405 S Howard Ave., at its annual Gasparilla after-party. The party starts at 5 p.m. and the cover is $10. Tequila aficionados may enjoy $5 Herradura drinks.

Looking for a Gasparilla party? Here are 5 picks 01/25/13 [Last modified: Friday, January 25, 2013 4:38pm]
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