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Cotee River Seafood Fest Coming April 21

Cotee River Seafood Fest Coming April 21

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New Port Richey’s Main Street program is presenting the 18th annual Cotee River Seafood Festival (Seafest) Friday-Sunday April 21, 22 & 23, 2017.

Friday: 5 PM – 10 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 11 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

There will be a boat show and arts & crafts on Saturday and Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM.

Cotee River Seafood Fest (Seafest) 2017 Events

Cotee River Seafood Festival Pirate Magicians

Pirate Magician of St. Augustine

Two performances daily

Cotee River Seafood Festival Miss Daisy

‘Miss Daisy’ Boat Rides on the Cotee River

Saturday & Sunday $5.00 for 30-45 minute boat tour

Cotee River Seafood Festival Art Show
“Only Natural” Art show, West Pasco Art Guild

Peace Hall 10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Saturday & Sunday

Cotee River Seafood Festival Pasco Camera
Pasco Camera Exchange 13th Annual Photo contest

Award ceremony Saturday 3:00 pm at Main Stage

All contest entrees on display both days

Cotee River Seafood Festival Rubber Duck Race
3rd annual DUCKtona 500 Duck Race

4:00 pm from Main Street bridge

Results and awards immediately following the end of the race.

Friday Musical Entertainment:

5:00pm – 6:30pm SPF 40

7:00pm – 8:30pm Barefoot Bob & The Hope

9:00pm – 10:30pm Sean Chambers

Saturday Musical Entertainment:

LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY – and it’s FREE!

12:00 pm -1:00 pm  Franc Robert
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Troy Youngblood & The Soulfish
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm  Tampa Music Machine with Nitro
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  Sarasota Slim w/guests LC Williams & The Driver
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  Albert Castiglia
9:00 pm – 10:30 pm  Eric Gales

Sunday Musical Entertainment:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Bear & Franc Robert
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm  Betty Fox
4:30 pm  –  6:00 pm  Selwyn Birchwood

Arts and crafts – we have an excellent selection of items to browse and shop for from prepared food items, to adorable puppy hats and sunglasses, hand crafted sculptures, jewelry and kitschy clothes. Prices range from $5 to $500

Food vendors are a fabulous collection of seafood favorites including Grouper sandwiches, crab cakes and Crawfish Etouffe as well as a few landlubber treats including festival “must have” corndogs, shaved ice and funnel cake!

Activities and Games for kids including bounce houses, slides and other interactive bounce houses. Games run an average of $5.

The Boat Show features all new boats – ranging from sport fishing boats and flats boats to pleasure cruisers and pontoons. Visitors are invited to climb aboard the vessels docked on dry land. The estimated of total value of boats & personal water craft that will be on display is over $500,000!


The Cotee River Seafood Festival (Seafest) is an event organized by the Greater New Port Richey Main Street program, dedicated to the revitalization of downtown historic New Port Richey.

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