If there is an asset Pasco County has it's land! Private ranches, environmental lands and our parks naturally promote Pasco County as an ecotourism destination. The number of mud, obstacle and adventure events the County is drawing is mind numbing like some of the "ice-cold" obstacle dips promoted by Savage Race and Tough Mudder. However, October and November kickoff the festival season that highlight many main streets from New Port Richey to Zephyrhills.
In case you missed all the fun of events like the Savage Race at the Little Everglades Ranch, make sure to check our sports and events calendar for upcoming events like the Pretty Muddy on November 10. In addition, a 5k Zombie Run will be lurking at the Little Everglades Ranch on Saturday, December 22. That's if we make it past the Mayan Apocalypse on Friday, Dec. 21.
Now for those of you looking to stay clean I suggest you hit the many main streets and fairgrounds for some great events in November.
The Pasco County Fairgrounds hosts the largest Volkswagon show in the Southeast. The Bug Jam traditionally draws more than 600 VWs entered in 59 classes of air- and water-cooled classes. More information is available at www.pascobugjam.com.
The Pasco Ecofest returns with a New Focus on Nature. The EcoFest, Nov. 9 -12,includes six parks, the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center, Peace Hall, at Sims Park, the New Port Richey Public Library and Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve. Starkey Park will be home base, with other activities all across west Pasco County - for more information visit www.pascoecofest.com.
In addition, theGreater New Port Richey Main Street is currently planning for the Harvest Fest – Bluegrass and Bar-B-Q on that same Ecofest weekend of November 9-11 in Sims Park. Harvest Fest is one of eight locations in West Pasco for this year’s Eco-Fest. More information is available at www.nprmainstreet.com.
Finally, you can keep up with all these events in and out of the mud on visitpasco.net's new mobile site. Just type in visitpasco.net on your cell/mobile device and surf. It's free and mud free!