Welcome - to Port Richey’s Waterfront Bayou Business District. The revitalized waterfront business district invites visitors to the area to catch a Coastal State of Mind amidst the majestic gulf waterways that line the business district shores. The Bayou Business District provides every opportunity for those looking to kick back and take in everything that Florida’s Gulf Coast has to offer.

Join us today to catch a coastal state of mind!

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BBA Labor Day Kick Off 5K Sunset Spectacular

Held Friday, September 1 – This is an event to showcase the Waterfront Bayou Business District, enjoy the super fun 5K, enjoy food/drink specials, collect wristbands by visiting participating businesses (no purchase necessary), followed by raffle drawing with awesome prizes at closing party.   • Participants start/finish 5K at Waterfront Park. • Immediately following the […]

Please Support 2017 July 4th Fireworks

The Bayou Business Association is partnering with the City of Port Richey to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display at 8:45pm on the 4th of July. Funds for the fireworks need to be raised and we are looking for support from the community. Contributors will be acknowledged in the Suncoast News.  Spectators may view the fireworks […]

Thank You Sponsors & Participants of Pasco Paddlepalooza 2016

Greetings, The 3rd Annual Pasco Paddlepalooza was held April 15-17, 2016 in Port Richey, Florida. The 3 day event consisted of a poker run, dragon boat races, a paddle sport race, a family fishing tournament, a scavenger hunt, a VIP dinner and a kid’s fishing experience. I would like to thank the following sponsors for their […]
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Upcoming Events

Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade @ Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm






2017 – Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade – Saturday Night December 2nd – 6:30pm

Presented by New Port Richey Main Street and Bayou Business Association.


Please Copy and Paste this Application and Print it out.

Please Print Clearly, Sign the waiver and return by mail, email or in person

(No Later than November28th) to: Kristin Tonkin email: info@bayoubusinessdistrict.com

Mailing address: 5108 Sunset Blvd., Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone: 727-364-7516

Participation is open to power vessels capable of legal night-time operation.

Jet Skis are not legal after dark.

More information is available at: info@bayoubusinessdistrict.com

Boat Captain Name_______________________________________________________


Home Phone__________________________ Cell Phone_________________________


Boat Name_____________________________________________________________

Make & Model______________________________Length__________Draft________

Kayak _____________________________________

Describe your entry so we can ANNOUNCE IT FROM THE JUDGES STAND: Is there a group, family,

or business on board? Please print clearly________________________________________________________________________




Parade packets and your boat numbers will be distributed during the Captains Meeting on Thursday, Nov 30th at 6:30 p.m. Will you attend the Captain’s Meeting? Venue TBA

_____YES _____NO If not, who will attend this meeting to represent you and your boat? (Please print


Have you ever participated in the Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade (fka River Lights Boat Parade)? (Please circle one)

Yes! # Of Years-____ NO we are first timers

Boat Parade Pre-Registration Entry Fee:

Boaters – $25 – per boat

Kayaks – $15 – per Kayak

Cash ______________________________

Check No. _________________________ – Payable NEW PORT RICHEY MAIN STREET

Visa _____ Master Card _____ Discover _____

Name on Credit Card _______________________________________

CC Billing Address__________________________________________

City_________________________________ State _____ Zip________

CC # _____________________________________________________

Exp. Date ___________________ CW#(on back of card)___________


Authorized Signature

*To Pay by Credit Card, please contact Nancy Brotko at New Port Richey Main Street at 727-842-8066


The owner/parade entrant as undersigned below understands the rules as stated.

In addition, owner/parade entrant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City of New Port Richey, the City of Port Richey, all organizers, sponsors and members from all claims, injuries, damages or actions caused or suffered by the entrant arising out of the activity or participation in connection with the Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade.

All vessels must be powered and be capable of navigating the entire parade route.

All captains will ensure their vessels are seaworthy, have proper CG equipment and follow navigational rules.

___________________________________________, ______________________(Date)

Captain’s Signature

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Visiting The Waterfront Bayou Business District

Bayou Business Association parking
The Bayou Business District has been diligently working with local residents, business owners, Port Richey City Officials, parking/transportation service providers and other stakeholders who work, play and reside in the Port Richey Waterfront Area to address the growing parking demands of the Bayou Business District. Learn more!
Bayou Business Association getting here
The Bayou Business District Valet Parking and Shuttle Service will offer a new level of convenience for visitors to the Bayou Business District – a valet parking system with nearly two dozen participating restaurants, stores, and entertainment hot spots! The valet service is available for patrons of any Port Richey Waterfront or New Port Richey Main Street participating business. Learn more


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