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
The Great Skunk Ape & Ghost Hunt. In the Park. In the Dark. A historical tour with a twist! Upcoming dates are Saturday nights starting at sunset 2/3, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10. To register $25 – see link at www.mayorandprincess.com Learn about the history of the area while seeking ghosts and… Read More
The 2018 Sunwest Crab & Shrimp Festival includes free bounce houses, free crab races, free photo booths, open play cornhole, a crab claw eating contest, tons of food, carnival rides and live bands all day. Saturday will feature classic rock bands with a Tom Petty Tribute at 6:30pm from The… Read More
Cindy’s Pets will be holding a family and pet friendly Strawberry Festival as their annual fundraiser in downtown New Port Richey Saturday, February 17, 2018 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Visitors can enjoy fresh strawberry shortcake, get their face painted, shop for arts and crafts and participate in our… Read More
Come on out to FLORIDA RANCH DAYS, Feb. 10th and 11th. See Little Everglades Ranch at its best! This is your opportunity to experience this amazingly beautiful ranch firsthand. Florida Ranch Days is 2 action packed days with something for everyone and admission is free. Live music… Read More
The Legendary Blue Notes with Bernard Fullen, Jr. are a Grammy nominated American R&B/Soul vocal group, originally out of Philadelphia who realized many top hits in the 1970’s. The group’s repertoire include R&B, Soul and Doo-wop. “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” and “The Love I Lost” remain popular… Read More
The family-friendly Brooksville Native American Festival will feature a full roster of non-stop entertainment acts both Saturday and Sunday that include music, dance, and primitive skills demonstrations. Learn to build fire the primitive way. Listen to traditional native music. Watch ancient traditional Aztec dances. Visit a real teepee. Shop for… Read More
The Machine is Back! Join THE FOX and CITRUS 95 in kicking off 2018 with the return of THE MACHINE out of New York. This is America’s top PINK FLOYD Show! Enjoy great classic rock, food, and ice cold beer/wine for only $20 in a beautiful, heated open air pavilion. Read More
The Annual Kumquat Festival Car Show is sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts this year. Put on by Ronnie Setser’s Custom Cars, this car show is one of the best, featuring an amazing variety of classic cars, bikes and trucks in the large parking lot of the downtown Dade City Armory. Read More
Over 400 vendors and 30 sponsors fill historic downtown Dade City. Here, visitors can enjoy all kinds of tasty kumquat treats, from kumquat pie to kumquat cookies, smoothies, ice cream, marmalade, and even kumquat salsa. Dade City’s Annual Kumquat Festival®, held the last Saturday in January each year,… Read More
Camps open: 9:00am with the Presentation of Colors. This huge event portrays the 1846 raid of federal troops into the interior as the union forces attempted to destroy a confederate salt works. Cannons are fired. Horses are ridden into battle, and meals are eaten in the largest Civil War reenactment… Read More
Run-walk-stroll the beautiful James E. Grey Preserve. This is trail and boardwalk surface we will start together and as everyone finishes the 5K route we will award medals and special awards for the first Female and Male to cross the finish line. There may even be confetti :). This is… 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!