Higher Ground

Be a part of the best music festival in Tampa Bay and support local youth music education!
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Enjoy complimentary drinks and food throughout the weekend while soaking in great views of the main stage at Curtis Hixon Park. Mix and mingle with some of the Tampa Bay area’s top influencers and the people who make GMF happen. Additional perks include parking in the adjacent Poe Garage and easy access to the VIP restrooms. Want to get out and explore? Your higher ground pass gives you full access to all of the general admission areas as well as the VIP Lounge Section and VIP viewing areas at Curtis Hixon and Kiley stages.



(UNTIL NOVEMBER 17th): $1000

(AFTER NOVEMBER 17th): $1200


A portion of your donation is tax-deductible.

Benefits include:
  • 2 Higher Ground weekend passes
  • Premium on-stage viewing area (first come first serve)
  • Complimentary food and drink all weekend
  • Full access to VIP tents, front stage viewing areas and corporate sponsor tent
  • Silent Disco Front Line Access
  • Air-conditioned restrooms
  • Free parking pass
  • Name on the GMF website
  • Inside info on GMF events & happenings
  • Exclusive bar service and lounge area for Higher Ground members


Ring of Fire founding members may purchase Higher Ground with a 30% discount!

Please contact your GMF Board Member to get your discount code.



Gasparilla Music Festival – GMF 2017 coming March 11 – 12 – Tampa, Florida

To Volunteer at the 2018 Gasparilla Music Festival SIGN UP HERE

For more information, please contact, volunteers@gasparillamusic.com.

Thank you for your interest in Gasparilla Music Festival!

If you would like to become a sponsor for the Gasparilla Music Festival and help bring great live music to Tampa, please contact, sponsors@gasparillamusic.com.

The Gasparilla Music Festival strives to represent the community by showcasing the best of what Tampa has to offer in local vendors.

2018 Vendor Applications are now closed. Thank you for those who applied!

For more information, please contact, vendors@gasparillamusic.com.


If you are a member of the media and would like press credentials for the 2018 Gasparilla Music Festival, please email pr@gasparillamusic.com.

Gasparilla Music Festival
PO Box 172986
Tampa, FL 33672
(813) 708-VIBE - (813) 708-8423