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Chasco Fiesta parade hits streets of New Port Richey streets today

NEW PORT RICHEY — The big event at today's Chasco Fiesta is the Chasco Street Parade at 1 p.m. The parade starts at Grand and Gulf boulevards, travels north on Grand around Orange Lake, south on Bank Street, then west on Main Street to U.S. 19.

In past years, the parade has drawn more than 100,000 spectators.

Even so, the parade is only one of a dozen events happening in and around Sims Park today through the end of Chasco on March 29.

TODAY'S SCHEDULE

8 to 11 a.m.: Cotee River Lions Club breakfast

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Chasco Fiesta Flea Market, Arts, Crafts and Antiques sale, Central Avenue between Madison and Adams streets

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Florida Blood Service Bloodmobile

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Junior Service League's Children's Village, Sims Park

10 a.m. to noon: Registration for Chasco Main Street Mile, Schwettman Education Center (run is at 12:30 p.m.)

10 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Native American Pow Wow

11 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Carnival; West Pasco Sertoma Beef BBQ, $7 advance, $8 at the door

12:30 p.m.: Chasco Main Street Mile

1 p.m.: Chasco Fiesta Street Parade

1 to 11 p.m.: Rock 'n' Roll Tribute concert, amphitheater stage

SUNDAY'S SCHEDULE

8 to 11 a.m.: Cotee River Lions Club breakfast

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Gulfside Corvette Club Chasco Car, Truck and Bike Show, Orange Lake

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Chasco Fiesta Flea Market, Arts, Crafts and Antiques Sale, Central Avenue between Madison and Adams streets

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Talent Search Showcase

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Chasco Carnival

Noon to 4 p.m.: West Pasco Sertoma Beef BBQ, $8 a plate

5 to 9 p.m.: Magical Night of Entertainment with Radio Disney

For details, see the Chasco Fiesta booklet in the March 18 edition of the Pasco Times or online at chascofiesta.com.

Chasco Fiesta parade hits streets of New Port Richey streets today 03/20/09 [Last modified: Friday, March 20, 2009 8:43pm]

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