New Year’s Eve ReliaQuest Bowl parade announced for Ybor City

The Reliaquest Bowl is set for this January at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Ahead of the big college game, the ReliaQuest organizers will host a New Year’s Eve parade in Historic Ybor City. This is a one-of-a-kind pep rally and we are all about it.

Eclectic Ybor City is the site of this festive celebration featuring the ReliaQuest Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade and a pep rally. The parade will feature floats and marching bands including the two college bands! The Pep Rally features a battle of the bands and cheerleaders from both universities. This free family event is sponsored by ReliaQuest Bowl friends at 970 WFLA, Mix 100.7 FM, US103.5 FM, 98Rock, 620WDAE Radio, and the Ybor City and the City of Tampa.


The Parade starts at 5:30pm and runs along 7th Avenue. Full event details available online.

The official bowl game takes place on January 2 and features the Mississippi State Bulldogs taking on the Illinois Fighting Illini. Tickets for the game are available online.


Notice for attendees: no coolers, glass containers or open alcohol allowed on streets

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