Visit Darien's Waterfront Park for the annual three-day Blessing of the Fleet Festival April 11-13, 2014. 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 Friday at 5 pm with arts and crafts booths, and live entertainment starting at 6pm with Courson Saunds, The David Lane Band at 7pm and the Kinchafoonee Cowboys at 8pm
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, Family and Friends will rev-up Saturday evening at 6 pm. on the Waterfront Stage.
Sunday is packed with another day of Art In The Park and music starting at 11am. At 2pm, the magnificent parade of shrimp trawlers begins. Each boat approaches the Darien Bridge to obtain a blessing for the coming year of fishing.
Visit www.BlessingoftheFleet.com, or call 912-437-4837 for more information.
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
Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms
Near Interstate Highway
Suitable for Ages
Antique, Craft & Hobby, Arts & Culture, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Music & Concerts, Outdoors & Nature