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Safety Harbor's Market on Main

Sunday July 15th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
by Safety Harbor's Market on Main, along with Agora Tampa.
Come down and support your local community, open-air market at the Gazebo every Sunday from 10am to 3pm! We have fresh produce, micro-greens, herbs and plants, handcrafted art and jewelry, soaps and sauces, jams and jellies, candles, holistic remedies, natural foods, live music, baked goods, pets supplies and more! Family and pet friendly with kids' activities, too! First Sundays of the month we have free, family friendly community yoga beginning at 10am. See you there!

Downtown Tampa Reggae Food & Rum Fest

Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 8:00 PM – Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 12:00 AM
Jamaican Tropicale by Jerk Hut 513 North Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602
Let Rum and Reggae kick off your weekend right starting at 8PM Fridays at Downtown Tampa's coolest hotspot, Jerk Hut Jamaica Tropicale Grille. It's a festival of Amazing food, live reggae and hand crafted tropical cocktails right in the heart of beautiful Downtown Tampa. Includes unlimited bites of Caribbean favorites like jerk chicken, jerk pork, curry chicken, fried plantains, and our famous calypso meatballs and Redd Sauce wings. Plus, a free rum punch as soon as you walk in!

Tampa Bay Jeep Fest

August 4th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tampa Bay Jeep Fest
August 4th-5th, 2018
Day 1- Show & Shine
Location: Quaker Steak & Lube Clearwater
Time: 4pm-9pm
Trophies, music, prizes, vendors, jeep show and more!
Jeeps - $10 Registeration
Day 2- Off Roading Rally
Location: The Jeep Ranch
Time: 10am-5pm
Registration- $30

Ghost Tours of Safety Harbor

Aug. 9, 2018 – Dec. 29, 2018
Find out how the Tocobaga protected us from the hurricanes! This two hour walking ghost tour is like no other; learn about the history of Safety Harbor & the many fascinating stories about life in the early days. See the hotels that still remain today and the spirits that haunt them. Learn about the Tocobaga Indians, the swamp ape, UFO sightings, and the healing waters. This tour is every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday through June 30, 2018 and tickets start at $20. Dogs are welcome. Call (727) 687-8785 for reservations.

Dunedin Food Tour

Aug. 11, 2018 – Aug. 26, 2018
Craft beer enthusiasts, upscale fine dining, Florida casual… there's a tour for everyone! Experience the food and beer scene in Dunedin during a 3 hour walking tour that will offer you the opportunity to meet the chefs and owners of one of a kind restaurants, breweries and shops. Dunedin Food Tours available every Saturday from 1 pm – 4 pm and Dunedin Craft Beer & Bites Tours available every Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm. Limited tickets available

Yoga on the Lawn

Aug 13, 2018
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shops at Wiregrass

3rd Annual New Port Richey Caribbean Carnival & Festival 8/25/18

8/25/18
Sims-Park-New-Port-Richey-Florida This Festival is Presented by The Dulcet Restaurant and Sponsored by Iona Foundation Corporation, a FL 501(c) 3 non-profit. It is a FREE Family Event located at Sims Park in Historic Downtown New Port Richey, FL where attendees can enjoy Latin & Caribbean Food, Cold Beverages, Live Music and Arts & Crafts Vendors. This year the event is featuring a Caribbean Carnival Parade with lavishly costumed Performer's starting @ 2pm. The Parade starts at Grand Blvd @ Gulf Drive and travels to Sims Park down Grand Blvd.

Celebrate Oldsmar!

Aug. 31, 2018 – Sep. 1, 2018 Join the City of Oldsmar during Labor Day Weekend for live music, carnival rides, games, food, beer and wine, and more fun for the whole family. The fun kicks off on Friday night from 6 to 10 p.m. with music from Stormbringer and fireworks. Continue the fun on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.; with the carnival open at noon and the beer garden open at 2 p.m. plus more fireworks to go out with a bang!

Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Show

Sep. 1, 2018 – Oct. 28, 2018 Stroll the historic Sponge Docks of Tarpon Springs and browse over 90 of the nation's top artist and crafters with American made creations. Beautiful jewelry, ceramics, paintings and more will be on display.

3rd Annual Trinity's Taste of Tequila "Margarita Wars"

Trinity’s Taste of Tequila “Margarita Wars”
Hosted by: Seven Springs Golf and Country Club & Disparti Law Group, P.A.
Join us for the 3rd Annual “Margarita Wars”.
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, 6:00-9:00pm, Seven Springs Golf & Country Club 3535 Trophy Blvd., Trinity, FL 34655
Who will be the Victor of the 3rd Annual Margarita Wars???
$25 in advance, $30 at the door.
We will have various businesses sharing their margarita recipes with you. Each judge (attendee) will receive one coin and will place their coin in the bucket of the best Margarita. At the end of the night one business will be the Margarita Wars Victor. Who will it be???? Come and sample all the different recipes to find out which is the best!

Robert D. Sumner Memorial Golf Tournament

Sept 29, 2018
8:30 AM
Silverado Golf & County Club - 813-788-1225

Scarecrow Festival

Date: Oct 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pioneer Florida Museum & Village - 352-567-0262

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


Christo's Family Restaurant
3136 Little Rd · (727) 376-4082

FlameStone Grill Trinity
10900 State Rd. 54 · (727) 282-1000


Johnny Grits
5749 Main St, New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 835-7663

Thai Bistro
6236 Grand Blvd
New Port Richey
(727) 846-8366

Fitzgerald's Irish Tavern
5811 Nebraska Ave, New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 816-9092

Zen Forrest
8809 Mitchell Blvd
New Port Richey
(727) 372-1663

Anthony's Italian Restaurant
5328 Little Rd
New Port Richey
(727) 372-3800

Zim Zari
3230 Little Rd
Trinity
(727) 375-9755


Susie's Too Family

(727) 376-9534
8010 Old County Road 54
New Port Richey

Rocky's Philly Cheese Steak
(727) 372-7118
7286 State Road 54
New Port Richey

Rossi Ristorante Italiano
(727) 376-4010
7254 State Road 54
New Port Richey

Catches Waterfront Grille
Varied selection of seafood dishes including house specials in a breezy hangout with a tiki bar
7811 Bayview St, Port Richey, FL 34668

Central Park Family Restaurant
Classic diner fare, from pancakes to hamburgers, served in this unassuming eatery with a retro vibe.
7657 FL-54, New Port Richey, FL 34653



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.


Gulf View Square
US 19, Port Richey
Dillard's, Sears, plus additional specialty stores and food court.


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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