The multi-day ecotourism focused festival brings visitors to West Pasco parks and attractions.
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- Alex Tiegen
Monday, September 17, 2012
Pasco EcoFest is returning this year to bring people out to West Pasco parks and other natural attractions. EcoFest is a multi-day festival that puts a spotlight on West Pasco County‘s natural spaces and what you can do in and around them. This will be the second EcoFest. The inaugural festival was held last year. This year’s festival is Nov. 9, 10 and 11 and seeks to draw folks to coastal parks and also inland attractions that are in New Port Richey and the surrounding area. This year’s festival is still taking shape, but among the fun things to be featured are kayaking, bird watching, hiking, and riverboat rides, fishing, horseback riding, drum circles, hooping and dancing on the beach, a food truck rally, eco market, educational …
The county is joining in National Tourism Week festivities and is calling on residents to spread the word about Pasco.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Editor's note: The following letter is from Ann Hildebrand, chairwoman of the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners & Tourist Development Council. 2012 will be a historic election year. Despite the partisan politics, there should be one issue on which we all can agree: We need to get America moving and traveling again. For millions of Americans, a trip to Florida still represents a long-standing tradition – whether it’s for spring break, a theme park, or a sporting event, visitors from around the world choose the “Sunshine State” to celebrate their special occasions. Pasco County will join the celebration and honor National Travel and Tourism Week from May 5-13, this year. Travel and tourism is one of America’s largest industries …