THIS IS NEW TO ME.....
THE FLORIDA AQUARIUM IS HOSTING
Wear your best mermaid (or "mer-man") costume and head to the Florida Aquarium in Tampa. Pirates are welcome, too!
At this festival, the Florida Aquarium will be promoting awareness of ocean habitat conservation.
It's a really cool place to visit!
At the Mermaid Fest,
there will be performances by the Weeki Wachee Mermaids.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with WW...
There's a spring, north of Tampa, called Weeki Wachee. It's one of the most beautiful springs in Florida...about an hour up the road from where I live!!! Since the 1960s, "mermaids" have been enticing travelers to come watch them swim in this spring. (I'll share more about this wonderful state park in another post.)
(When we were young, Leigh of "Tales from Bloggeritaville" and I dreamed of being one of these mermaids! Alas...we're both too old, today. But we're still mermaids in our hearts!)
So...all you mermaids out there in blog land, and all you pirates, come continue the celebration of Gasparilla with us.
|This is my dining room table...all decked out for Gasparilla.|
|Beads, treasure chests, doubloons, feathers in antique silver pitcher, pirates and more...|
GET YOUR GASPARILLA ON!!!
The party lasts all month!
I'm posting with Outdoor Wednesday