The Coast / Darien

Blessing of the Fleet Festival

Dates : 4/17/15 - 4/19/15
Darien Waterfront Park
105 Fort King George Drive
Darien, GA 31305

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  • 45th Annual Blessing of the Fleet April 12-14, 2013

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Visit Darien's Waterfront Park for the annual three-day Blessing of the Fleet Festival April 17-19, 2015. The festival features a weekend full of activities, including a classic car show and a juried art show that draws artistic talent from across the Southeast.

The fun begins on Friday at 5 p.m. with arts and crafts booths, and live entertainment starting at 6 p.m. with Courson Saunds, The David Lane Band at 7 p.m. and the Kinchafoonee Cowboys at 8 p.m.

Saturday events include Art In The Park, the YMCA 5K River Run/Walk, the Darien Lion's Club Street Parade and the annual Classic Car Show. Vic Waters will rev-up Saturday evening at 6 p.m. on the Waterfront Stage. 

Sunday is packed with another day of Art In The Park and music starting at 11 a.m. The magnificent parade of shrimp trawlers begins at 2 p.m. Each boat approaches the Darien Bridge to obtain a blessing for the coming year of fishing.

Visit, or call 912-437-4837 for more information.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults (13 & up) $5

    Children (12 & under with paying adult) Free

    Sunday Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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