Press Release submitted by Greater New Port Richey Main Street
Greater New Port Richey Main Street is currently planning the Independence Day Festival and Fireworks display. The event will be held Saturday June 30 from 2-11 p.m, in Sims Park.
Main Street in conjunction with Friendly Kia, Tampa Bay Times and the City of New Port Richey offers this event to the citizens of West Pasco as a celebration of freedom and everything that is all American…including the annual fireworks display. It is a day filled with all American food, arts & crafts, the annual Miss Firecracker contest, live music and the highlight of the day the Fireworks. We anticipate attendance of approximately 10,000-12,000.
This year’s music line-up consists of three local bands with strong followings, as well as Draw the Line (www.drawtheline.net) an Aerosmith tribute band out of Boston. In addition to Draw the Line, local businessman Eric Anderson and his band Jam Sandwich will be the festival’s opening act. Local favorites Circle Sky will also perform followed by That 70’s Band. Draw the Line will go on stage at approximately 8:00p with a break around 8:45 for the fireworks display. The band will continue playing until approximately 10:30pm.
Activities and fun for the whole family will be underway beginning at 2pm including a Corn Hole Tournament, bounces houses, face painters and many other summertime festivities. Bring blankets or lawn chairs, and leave your coolers at home. Food and beverages including beer and wine will be available throughout the day.
Main Street needs volunteers to help out with the event. Call 727-842-8066 if you want to lend a hand.
Greater New Port Richey Main Street is a 501-c-3 not-for-profit. The mission of Main Street is to encourage and assist private and public entities in the revitalization, historic preservation and beautification of the downtown.