Things To Do In New Port Richey

Upcoming Events

~5/1 12p-4p: Car & Truck Show @ Downtown Dade City
~5/6 12p: Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival @ Bush Gardens, Tampa
~5/6 7p-11p: Tim Mc Graw Concert @ Midflorida Credit Union Amp 4802 US Hwy 301 Tampa
~5/7 10a-3p: Dade City Market Place @ Downtown Dade City
~5/7 12p-4p: Dade City Cruise-In @ Downtown Dade City
~5/7 9a-10a: Native Plant Walk @ Lettuce Lake Park 6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa 33637
~5/7 8p: The Bearded Brothers @ Skippers Smokehouse 910 Skipper Road, Tampa
~5/14 9a-12p: Beginning Bird Walk @ Lettuce Lake Park 6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa 33637
~5/15 8p: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts @ Seminole Hard Rock 5223 N Orient Rd, Tampa 33611
~5/21 9a-2p: Main Street Market in Downtown Zephyrhills
~5/21 3p-6p: Strawberry Classic Cruise-In @ Downtown Plant City
~5/27 5p-9p: Last Friday in Downtown @ McCall Park 100 N Collins St. Plant City 33563
~5/30 11a-1p: Memorial Day Ceremony @ American Legion 2207 W Baker St. Plant City
~Every Monday 7p-9p: Dart Tournament @ 15924 US Hwy 301 N, Dade City
~Every Tuesday 7p-9p: Pool Tournament @ 15924 US Hwy 301 N, Dade City
~Every Tuesday 3p-4p: Bereavement Support Group @ 5760 Dean Dairy Rd. Zephyrhills
~Every Tuesday 9a-12p: Bingo @ St. Joseph’s Parrish 38750 5th Ave, Zephyrhills
~Every Wednesday & Friday 9a-10a: Yoga Flow @ Herrmann Building, 11857 Curley Rd. San Antonio
~Every Friday 10a-11a: Jazzercise for seniors @ 37931 Heather Plaza Dade City
~Every Friday 4:30p-6:30p: VFW Friday Night Dinners @ 12735 VFW Rd. Dade City
~Every Friday 2p-6p: Food Bank @ 1st Baptist Church, 37511 Church Ave. Dade City
~Every Saturday 10a-3p: Nickel Bingo @ 15924 US Hwy 301 N, Dade City
~Every Sunday 11:30a-5p: Bar Bingo @ 15924 US Hwy 301 N, Dade City

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.


Anthony's Italian
Italian restaurant
8809 Mitchell Blvd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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