Best Things To Do At Chasco Fiesta This Weekend

Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Get the family and yourself out of the house and enjoy the beautiful weekend weather during the last days of New Port Richey’s Chasco Fiesta. This Pasco Country fiesta provides activities that will thrill and delight any member of your family. They even have a colorful decorated day boat parade. Here is our list for the best and last things to do at Pasco’s Chasco Fiesta in New Port Richey this Friday and Saturday March 30 and 31.

$5 Friday Night Oldies Concert
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sims Park – New Port Richey
Tommy Mara’s Crests
Joey Dee
Jonathan Cortez

Here is a great way to bond with your other half and the kids an oldies concert in the Park. Pull up a beach chair and listen to True Oldies in a family environment. There will be food as well so have dinner and shake rattle and roll in the park until 10pm.

Suncoast Sprint 5K
Saturday Starting at 8AM
Sims Park, Downtown New Port Richey

This Saturday 5K run along the Cotee River is hosted by Junior Achievement of West Central Florida.  Registration is at 7 am and the race starts at 8 am. Directions: US 19, East on Main St., North on Grand Blvd. For more information or to register click on this link.

Frisbee Dog Show
Friday and Saturday

Two different days of amazing leaps and catches from Frisbee loving canines at Sims Park  in New Port Richey. Kids and adults will love this event.  Shows at various time. See website for further details.

Chasco Fiesta Boat Parade
Saturday March 31 at 1PM
Pithlachascotee River – New Port Richey

This is said to be the oldest boat parade in the state of Florida, and it’s not something you want to miss.  The parade starts in Millers Bayou along the Pithlachascotee River, and finishes at Sims Park.  This year the theme is Great Inventions. WQYK will have a boat decorated and in the parade.

Midway & Carnival
Bank Street
Friday 5 pm – 11 pm
Saturday 11 am – 11pm
Sunday 1 pm – 8 pm

The midway has a special area for children’s rides, resulting in more rides for everyone and a safer area for smaller children. Wristbands: $20 Friday – Sunday. Week day hours: Monday – Thursday 5 pm – 10 pm. Wristbands $15.

Pet Adoption Fair
Saturday
Orange Lake – New Port Richey

Find your new best friend and family member and take them home.

Country Concert
$10 – $25

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Musicians Dwayne O'Brien (L) and Porter Howell from the band 'Little Texas'. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Sims Park – New Port Richey
Saturday at 5:45 PM
Little Texas
LoCash Cowboys
Desert Rain Band

Perfect way for country music fans to top of their Saturday night with a concert in the park. The whole family will love to dance and sing to this concert in the park. Country Station WQYK will hosting the country concert.

Sertoma Drawing for 2012 Buccaneer’s Season Tickets
Saturday 8:00 PM
Sims Park – New Port Richey

The drawing entry fee is $75 and the winner will receive a pair of 2 Pre-Game and 8 Home Games • Section 207, Row M, Seats 9 & 10 • Value: $4,100. Don’t have to be present to win. To enter this limited drawing click on this link.

How to get there:
Chasco Fiesta
In and around Sims Park on the Pithlachascotee River
6342 Bank Street
New Port Richey
Fl. 34652
Last day/night is Saturday March 31, 2012
Website: http://www.chascofiesta.com/

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