Welcome to the Krewe of the Knights of Sant' Yago
Home of the Knight Parade
Baron: Brian Erickson
Administrative Director: Shannon Foster
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, Attendants and Royal Sword Bearer.
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.
1913 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
M-F: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Coming up on our 50th year of the Krewe of Sant ’Yago, we thought it would be interesting to bring some insights and stories of some of the men that paved the way. We have all heard about those who were the founding fathers of our Krewe, but there is really someone that should be
El Rey Simon Canasi of KSY and Dr. Ramon Ortiz, President of KSY Education Foundation present check to Feeding Tampa Bay.
Our King & Queen