Sparklebration will feature an All-American Food Court with a fine summer selection of foods. Entertainment will include “The Dennis Lee Show” and “Bill “Elvis” Lindsey” on stage while Fritzy Bros. One-Man Circus, Tony The Balloon Guy, and The Plant Guy stroll the grounds. Free face painting will be available and… Read More
Come out and celebrate America with live music, craft beers, fireworks, vendor showcase, and fun! Craft beers by Marker48 Brewing, food vendors and a wonderful venue in the heart of Spring Hill, The Lake House will provide a 4th of July celebration sure to please the whole family. The event… Read More
What is more fun than Apple Pie and Ice Cream, Fireworks and 4th of July? Why it’s New Port Richey Main Street’s annual Independence Day celebration, the KIAFest Main Street Blast! A grand salute to America’s Independence Day celebrated in true hometown style! Bring the whole family down to… Read More
Live Oak Theatre presents an original musical comedy entitled ReUnKnighted. Some knights are renowned for their heroic exploits, others for saving damsels, or slaying dragons…then there’s THESE GUYS. Come, join Sir Gareth and Sir Perceval as they hilariously attempt to rid their fair Queendoms from the vile Morgana in this Original… Read More
Boat Show Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm Arts & Crafts Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm Pirate Magician of St. Augustine – Two performances daily ‘Miss Daisy’ Boat Rides on the Cotee River Saturday & Sunday: only $5.00 for 30-45 minute boat tour Live music all day with Concert in evening Pasco… Read More
Join in the fun on April 14 as the Chamber debuts its newest event on the shores of Fort Island Gulf Beach in Crystal River that is destined to become a legend! Produced by the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, “Mermaids & Margaritas”, Citrus County’s newest – and certain to… Read More
How about a fun historical tour and walk in the park IN THE DARK!! You’ll learn about history of area while seeking ghosts and skunk apes, what fun!!!!! Native Americans, Bootleggers, Gangsters, Entertainers, Skunk Apes, farmers, slaves, and more, have called this area home, now you learn about it! You… Read More
Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare, with the support of the City of New Port Richey, will host the fifth annual Florida Loquat Festival on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frances Avenue Park (6156 Louisiana Avenue, 34653) in New Port Richey. The festival is… Read More
Since 1980, Florida’s historic Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival in Dunellon is a 4-day festival featuring the brightest and best bluegrass entertainment. Come on out and camp alongside the river. Enjoy campground picking. Come for the day or the weekend. Thursday features a dinner special and open mic. Sunday Bluegrass Gospel… Read More
Over 115 artisans participate in the 34th annual juried show featuring fine art, fine craft, and craft artist vendors, with live entertainment throughout the day. The Student Art Pavilion features a county-wide exhibit of student art and a Kid’s Art Zone. You’ll enjoy food, children’s activities, an Art Boutique and… Read More
Rock Crusher Canyon presents, A Night With Elvis featuring Cote and the Double Trouble Band. Also appearing, Rockin’ Ron and the New Society Band. The gates open at 5:30 and the music starts at 6:30. Come and enjoy 3 hours of oldies music along with the history of Elvis. Cote… Read More
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Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival
April 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 23, 2017
The 18th annual Cotee River Seafest will again offer a variety of activities to attract and entertain both attendees and participants. Come to a unique and exceptional event that encompasses a boat show with a seafood festival, blues concert, an arts and crafts fair featuring a myriad of art forms primarily focusing on nautical and natural theme hand-crafted products, an Hurricane Expo, rubber duck race, a Fine Art Show, Classic car and truck show, and activities for the entire family to enjoy along the waterfront.
One of the main attractions of the event is a new boat show consisting of new boats displayed in and along the picturesque bank of the Pithlachascotee River. To complement this display, personal watercraft and marine related products and service vendors are on display adjacent to the boat docks situated on the banks of the Pithlachascotee (Cotee) River.
Live music all weekend, begins the weekend with the HITS 106 concert on Friday evening. The non-stop live entertainment on Saturday will culminate in the trade-mark Blues by the River Concert on Saturday evening; music and live performances on stage Sunday as well.
For an added attraction, the Cotee River SeaFest will also feature activities and games for kids, 30-45 minute boat tours up the Cotee River in charming Downtown New Port Richey aboard the 40 passenger Miss Daisy pontoon boat, a wide variety of food (primarily seafood) and beverage vendors of water, soft drinks and with cold beer and wine for those over 21.
The return of the Salty Dog Seafaring Forum where boating and fishing secrets of the experts will be revealed to all free of charge; the 3rd annual Hurricane Forum presented by Pasco County Emergency Management; the 4th annual AFIRE DUCKtona 500 rubber duck race and, new this year, the Cardboard Boat Race – and as always, the Weeki Wachee Mermaids and Capt. William Mayhem, the Pirate Magician from St. Augustine. The Captain will be bringing the Mayhem’s Pirate Museum with over 30 artifacts of Nautical History.
The Cotee River SeaFest is an award-winning event, having been named “Most Outstanding Main Street Event” by the Secretary of State of Florida and being selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” for May 2004.
So join us for a weekend of adventure on the high seas of the Pithlachascotee River on April 21-23 in Sims Park!
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