- Kumquat Festival, Downtown (Dade City) – Celebrate the smallest fruit in the citrus trees in the streets of downtown Dade City.
(Last Saturday in January) 352.567.3769 kumquatfestival.org
- Fort Dade Mountain Man Rendezvous –
Held at the Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City. See authentic Indian villages and the work of blacksmiths, candle makers and leatherworkers. (Last Weekend in January) 352.567.0264
- Pasco County Fair
Pasco County Fairgrounds (Dade City) –
This fair features arts and crafts, pageants, favorite foods, live entertainment and, of course, the midway. 352.567.6678 www.pascocountyfair.com
- Farm Fest & Quilt Show &
Annual Dade City Horse Pulling Championship
Featuring fine, interesting quilts and a variety of other handmade textiles. In addition, this annual horse pulling championship features the best horse-pulling champions from around the country. 352.567.0262 www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org
- Music & Motorcycles (Zephyrhills)
Ride over to this motorcycle event for live music and family fun. Downtown Zephyrhills.
- Little Everglades Steeplechase (Dade City) This elegant outing combines the thundering beauty of America’s finest horses with family
oriented infield activities, including Jack Russell Terrier races. 352.521.3661 www.littleevergladessteeplechase.org
- Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Zephyr Park (Zephyrhills)
This annual event features a sanctioned pipe and drum competition, heavy athletics, Scottish and Irish Highland dancing. 813.991.6060 zephyrhillscelticfestival.com
- Chasco Fiesta (New Port Richey)
Every Spring celebrate Pasco County’s early history with parades, pageantry, a carnival and nationally known entertainment. 727.842.7651 www.chascofiesta.com
- Chasco Challenge/Rally to Remember
(New Port Richey) Competitive run-walk-bike event to raise funds for Alzheimer's Family Organization.
- Pioneer Florida Museum
An exciting collection of model trains and railroad memorabilia. Pioneer Florida Museum & Village Dade City. 352.567.0262 www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org
- Spring Antique Faire
One of the best antiquing destinations in the state. Downtown Dade City. 352.518.9299
- Orange Blossom Special
BBQ & Outdoor Expo
Professional BBQ teams compete for prizes. Outdoor Expo showcases outdoor activities in Florida. East Pasco Habitat for Humanity, Dade City. 352.567.1444
- Cotee River Seafood
Festival & Boat Show
A boat show and
seafood festival combined with a two-day blues concert in the park, arts and crafts and something for everyone in the family. (Always Mother’s Day weekend) Downtown New Port Richey. 727.842.8066
- Southern Region Figure & Speed Skating Championships
Spinnations, Port Richey. Top skaters compete for a spot in the national championships. 305-271-7003.
- Main Street Blast
Entertainment, food, family fun and fireworks salute America’s birthday. Downtown New Port Richey.
- Old Fashioned July 4th Picnic
Games, entertainment, music, balloon, sculptures, food and drink. Trilby Manor Park, Trilby. 352.206.0444
A July Fourth Festival & Fireworks Celebration with
continuous live entertainment. Pasco County Fairgrounds, Dade City. 352.567.6678 www.pascocountyfair.com/sparklebration.htm
- Hudson Americana Music Fest
Local musicians, crafts, food, drink and large fireworks display. Proceeds to benefit The Angelus. The Angelus, Hudson. 727.856.1775
- Faces of Courage Triathlon
Land O' Lakes Recreation Complex.
Run, bike and swim to raise funds for cancer research and treatment.
- A Night in the Tropics
Reminiscent of a Key West Sunset Celebration this street party features a “cruise-in” of custom cars, street performers, music and a smorgasbord of food and drink. Downtown New Port Richey. 727.842.8066 www.mainstreetnpr.com
- Pioneer Florida Days
Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
(Dade City, Labor Day Weekend)
Experience early Florida history
through Civil War reenactments, children’s activities and authentic craft
demonstrations. 352.567.0262 www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org
- Fall Antique Faire
Quality vendors, from country primitive to fine antiques, plus music and food to celebrate the cooler fall Florida weather. Downtown Dade City. 352.567.0284
- Founder’s Day Celebration
A fun filled event featuring a carnival,
arts and crafts and historic activities. Downtown New Port Richey.
- Trilby Fall Festival
Games, music and entertainment at this Fall event hosted by the Greater Trilby Community Association in Downtown Trilby. 352.206.0444
- Longleaf Triathlon
(Longleaf Town Center) Sanctioned by
USA Triathlons, Olympic-distance course as well as kids event.
- Rattlesnake Festival
(downtown San Antonio Third weekend in October) Professional snake handlers demonstrate their knowledge of one of the world’s most feared inhabitants at this annual event.
- Scarecrow Festival
Fall festival with live music, scarecrows
and a farmers market in Downtown Dade City. 352.567.0284
- Cotee River October Bike Fest
Motorcycle enthusisasts will enjoy this day of music, bike shows, a benefit ride and more. Downtown New Port Richey. 727.842.7651
- Bug Jam
(In Dade City) This event features more than 500 vintage and new Volkswagens along with VW collectibles, games, a swap meet, live entertainment and more. (Always second Sunday in November)
- Hudson Seafest Festival
(In Port Richey) Sample Florida's
finest seafood, including grouper and alligator, while enjoying the carnival, arts and crafts show and other family fun.
- Riverhawk Music Festival
(In Dade City) 863.984.8445
- Fall Auto Fest
- Magical Night Christmas Parade
This festive night parade features nearly 100 lighted floats, marching bands and Santa. Downtown Dade City.
- Country Christmas Stroll
(Downtown Dade City) This event has beautifully decorated storefront windows, street displays, holiday lights, live entertainment and children’s activities.
- Country Christmas Open House
Celebrate the holidays with old fashioned activities like cane grinding and syrup making. Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, Dade City.
- Annual Main Street Holidays Festival & Parade
Enjoy the downtown carnival, arts and crafts, Christams Card Lane, Santa’s Workshop,light parade and the Riverlights Boat Parade. Downtown New Port Richey. 727.842.7651
- West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Street Parade
This colorful evening parade travels along Grand Boulevard and Main street. Downtown New Port Richey.
- Church Street Christmas
Stroll a historic brick street with beautifully
decorated homes, hundreds of lighted luminarias, strolling carolers, choral singers, hot cocoa and more. Historic Church Avenue Dade City.