Think you have what it takes to be a Paddlepalooza king or queen? The Pasco Paddle Palooza is the most intensive, comprehensive paddling event in Florida! Test your expertise at paddleboarding, kayaking and Dragon Boat racing. Do you have what it takes? The Pasco Paddle Palooza event is jam-packed full of events and also coincides with the Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival, the Stilt House Craft Beer Festival and many musical performances throughout the weekend at each venue. Book your rooms with our Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center New Port Richey and be minutes from the Paddlepalooza events!
Paddlers will embark on a 2.3 mile paddling course around turn of the century stilt houses in open water. The finish line is at Durney Key which is directly off of the Cotee River in Port Richey! Finish up the weekend on Sunday with the Salt Springs Alliance Classic which is deemed the premier kayak competition on the Nature Coast. Paddle your little hearts out from Salt Springs through the Gulf of Mexico and up into the Cotee River at Jasmine Park. Not enough?? How about a little bit of Dragon Boat racing to round out your paddling weekend? This inaugural event takes place in Millers Bayou in Port Richey. Teams of 20, will compete for the Gold Medal!
Let our Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center New Port Richey be your home away from home during this fun-filled racing weekend! We have competitive rates, an on-site restaurant and bar and a beautiful outdoor pool and hottub. We would love to have you as our guest!
Packages and passes are available on the Pasco Paddlepalooza website. Spectators are welcome and are even offered a shuttle pass for a small cost.