Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival – April 24th

FleetBLESSING OF THE FLEET AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

The 29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year!

The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop!

Participants are treated to a boat parade and ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, savory seafood samplings sold by some of Mount Pleasant’s best restaurants, live music, a craft show, art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities. Admission and activities are free!

11:30am-6:00pm at Memorial Waterfront Park, Hallman Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant.

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(Photo Credit:  CVB website)

-Submitted by Tidelines Editor

 

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