Things To Do In New Port Richey

Upcoming Events

2019 Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade

Sat, Dec 7, 6 – 9 PM
New Port Richey Main Street, Inc.
2019 Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade is back on Saturday, December 7th! 🛥Parade begins at 6 pm near Waterfront Park/Miller Bayou in Port Richey. The Parade will head up river towards Sims Park, turns left at Sims park Boat ramp and will begin the return trip.

2nd Annual Sip- Deck Your Cart Christmas Light Caravan

Sun, Dec 8, 6:30 PM
Sip- Wine & Craft Beer Bar and Restaurant 6231 Grand Blvd, New Port Richey, FL
It was HUGE... let's make it huge'r! deck out your golf cart with lights (or tacos, as we've previously seen, lol) and ride along. we'll follow a route along the river and downtown again, and spread some Christmas cheer! a lot of folks come out on the street, so bring some wrapped sweets to show your appreciation! * Parking in rear for carts being brought in on trailer ** No charge to participate, but please bring a food pantry item for donation to a local group

2019 Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade

Sat, Dec 7, 6 – 9 PM
New Port Richey Main Street, Inc.
2019 Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade is back on Saturday, December 7th! 🛥Parade begins at 6 pm near Waterfront Park/Miller Bayou in Port Richey. The Parade will head up river towards Sims Park, turns left at Sims park Boat ramp and will begin the return trip.

2020 New Port Richey Winter Craft and Vendor Market New Port Richey, FL

Sat, Jan 18, 9 AM – 1 PM
St Anne's Byzantine Catholic Church

Winter Fest 2019

Sat, Dec 14, 9 AM – 2 PM
Event Center Pasco
Join us for Winter Fest 2019. 9th Annual Toys For Tots Christmas Charity Expo on Dec. 14th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. FREE family event to support Toys For Tots as well as FREE pictures with Santa! Every new toy donation receives a chance to WIN over 60 door prizes! Vendor spots available. Call today 813.493.4872!

New Port Richey Musical Magical Christmas

Sat, Dec 21, 3 – 6 PM
Sims Park
At the band shell next to the West Pasco Historical Society in Sims Park, The Florida Big Band will be playing an amazing selection of Holiday Music and Big Band Favorites. There will be a lot of other music in and around downtown New Port Richey as well as a Santa at Orange Lake. Bring your chairs for a great family event. Come Early and stay late! EVERYTHING IS FREE!!!!!

43rd Annual Holiday Street Parade - New Port Richey

Sat, Dec 14
5728 Main St, New Port Richey, FL
Gather together with friends & family this holiday season at the 43rd Annual Holiday Street Parade! Watch as the festively decorated floats, dancers, marching bands, and Santa Claus make their way through downtown New Port Richey.

Top Attractions

Chasco Fiesta
Founded in 1922, two years before New Port Richey was incorporated, the Chasco Fiesta (chascofiesta.com) is a cultural festival and fundraising event that benefits local charities while celebrating the area's rich Native American heritage. The festival takes place in spring, usually over two successive weekends in late March. Highlights include a decorated boat parade on the Pithlachascotee River, an authentic tribal pow wow and amusement park thrill rides on a carnival midway. Competitive sporting events, including bowling, golf and softball, are also a part of the festivities.

Richey Suncoast Theatre
For a bit of arts and culture while in town, head to the Richey Suncoast Theatre (richeysuncoasttheatre.com). This historic structure opened as a movie house in 1926 and was originally known as the Meighan Theatre, named after Thomas Meighan, a silent film star of the era who built a winter home in New Port Richey. In the modern age, the theater is home to a community theater group that stages productions on weekend nights, as well as Sunday matinee performances, and also hosts occasional music concerts.

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park
Even though it's part of the heavily populated Tampa-St. Pete metro area, New Port Richey still retains a surprising amount of undisturbed nature worthy of exploration. The 8,300-acre Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park (portal.pascocountyfl.net) is a protected watershed and park area where visitors can hike, bike, go bird watching on an Audubon Society-designated trail and camp overnight. Trek through a variety of forested and wetland coastal habitats on 13 miles of hiking trails or on 6.5 miles of paved trails open to bikers and roller bladers that connects to the Suncoast Parkway Bike Trail.

Green Key Beach
The New Port Richey area doesn't have long stretches of beach or wave action like the panhandle section of the state, so don't expect to find a Jimmy Buffett-esque beach combing experience. You can still find a small, uncrowded patch of sand on the Gulf at Green Key Beach. Green Key Beach is part of Robert K. Rees Memorial Park, New Port Richey's only public beach. Here you can comb a short stretch of sand, swim, fish and stroll the boardwalk. Bring a picnic lunch, because this is a park area without concessions.


Dining

Anthony's Italian
Restaurant
Italian restaurant
8809 Mitchell Blvd


Caposey's Whole Works Restaurant
American
5250 Green Key Rd
Housemade, locally sourced American diner fare is served morning to night in bovine-themed digs.


Catches Waterfront Grille
Seafood
7811 Bayview St
Varied selection of seafood dishes including house specials in a breezy hangout with a tiki bar.


Hooters
American
5336 Treadway Dr
Sports bar & grill chain famous for hot wings served by scantily clad waitresses.


Christina's Restaurant
Diner
5821 Main St
Comfort food · Outdoor seating · Small plates


Thai Bistro
Thai
5414 Main St
Classic Thai favorites offered in an ornate setting with traditional Asian decor.


Johnny Grits
Southern
5749 Main St
Casual locally owned restaurant offering shrimp 'n' grits, fried chicken & other Southern classics.


Joey's New York Pizza & Italian Restaurant
Pizza
5205 US-19
Eatery offering NYC-style pies, pasta dishes & Italian entrees in a casual dining room.


Pam's Country Restaurant
Family-friendly
6602 Ridge Rd
Comfort food · Outdoor seating · Small plates


Grandma Sally's
American
5330 Grand Blvd
Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


Gill Dawg
Canoe & kayak tour agency
5419 Treadway Dr #1


Fitzgerald's Irish Tavern
Irish
5811 Nebraska Ave
Lively Irish tavern offering patio seating & an eclectic menu of pub grub & traditional favorites.


Whiskey River On The Water
Grill
5245 Limestone Dr
Down-home site offering classic American pub grub & TVs for sports fans in an airy, riverside setup.


Harold Seltzer's Steakhouse
Steak
9409 US-19
Local chophouse chain serving aged prime rib, seafood & cocktails in a stylish setting.


The Local Fresh Grill of Pasco
Restaurant
5729 Richey Dr
Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


Kazu's Sushi
Restaurant
5706 Main St
Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM
Classic Japanese dishes alongside sushi rolls & sashimi platters in a relaxed setting with a patio.


The Fish Guy
Seafood
4114 Grand Blvd
Down-home market & cafe offering a variety of fried fish platters, chowders & local seafood.


Famous Sal's Pizza New Port Richey
Pizza
6516 Massachusetts Ave
Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


Joey's New York Pizza & Italian Restaurant
Pizza
9830 Little Rd
Eatery offering NYC-style pies, pasta dishes & Italian entrees in a casual dining room.


Whiskey Joe's Port Richey
Grill
7835 Bayview St
Happy hour food · Late-night food · Happy hour drinks


Rum River Bar & Grille
Grill
7811 Bayview St
Tiki-themed bar offering a seafood-focused American menu along with live music on weekends.



Shopping

Shops at Wiregrass 
SR 56, Wesley Chapel
An open-air, "Main Street" style retail and entertainment destination. Macy's, Dillard's and more than 100 specialty stores.


The Grove
SR 54, Wesley Chapel 
National retailers and movie theater with restaurant and full bar. Ross, Michael's and Bed, Bath & Beyond and more.


Downtown Dade City 
More than 50 antique shops, unique boutiques and restaurants in a historic downtown square with old Florida charm.


Downtown New Port Richey
With the scenic Cotee River running through the downtown, New Port Richey is a special place to stroll, shop and dine.



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