Downtown New Port Richey plays host to the annual Main Street Holidays that “CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS”with family friendly activities and entertainment. Historic downtown New Port Richey is all aglow with holiday lights and decorations, as well as places to shop for those special gifts for the folks on your Christmas and Holiday list.
Start off December 1st by cruising through Downtown New Port Richey and checking out all of the Holiday Wreaths! You can vote between December 1st and December 15th for your favorite wreath on the the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Web site. New Port Richey Main Street will have lists of all the businesses competing in the Wreath Contest on the Facebook page and in the office so make it a family fun outing and help choose the People’s Choice winner!
We officially kick off the holidays on December 2nd with River Lights Boat Parade & Festival, the lighting of the New Port Richey Christmas Tree and the West Pasco Chamber’s Holiday Cards at 6pm. After a walk around Orange Lake everyone is invited to a free movie in Sims Park at 7pm! There will be arts & craft vendors as well as food vendors so bring your chairs, blankets and make an evening of it! Don’t forget to stop by the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center for the Art Show and Holiday Festivities too!
River Lights Boat Parade and Festival on the first Saturday, December 3rd brings you live entertainment from noon to 9pm, arts & craft vendors for those unique Christmas gifts, great food vendors and THE RIVER LIGHTS BOAT PARADE! New Port Richey Main Street is hosting this great event and West Pasco Business Association is chairing the River Lights Boat Parade!
The following Saturday December 10th enjoy Brunch with Santa featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus from 11am to 1pm, kids activities, and fun, fun, fun! There will be free gift for first 100 children, arts & crafters, Children’s Make-and-Take crafts all happening at Railroad Square. Free photos with Santa from 3-5pm courtesy of the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce are happening at teh gazebo in Simms Park!
The Annual Downtown New Port Richey Holiday Parade starts at 6pm on December 10th!
After the parade head back to Railroad Square for live music, celebrity sing-alongs and a second look at the arts and crafts!
Come on downtown and get into the Holiday spirit!