New Port Richey, Florida New Port Richey, Florida is your host for the Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival. Take a leisurely boat trip up the Pithlachascotee River and enjoy the Florida sunshine! Pithlachascotee translates as the “Boat Building River.” Seminole tribes would cut and carve out canoes using the cypress trunks. Our Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center of New Port Richey, Florida is minutes from the downtown venue. The festival includes a night of true oldies music, followed by live blues music on Saturday and Sunday. A variety of food and beverage vendors will be offering up their tastiest treats! Bring the kids for some kidtastic fun including bounce houses, bungee jumping, pony rides, a petting zoo and many more kid-friendly activities. All in all, this festival offers something for everyone of every age. Be sure to book your room with us today so you don’t miss out on this fun-filled festival! Admission is free but donations are appreciated and suggested.