Blessing of the Fleet Festival

Event Date

Friday, April 5, 2019
10:00am - 10:00pm


Dates & times for April 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019 10:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:00am - 10:00pm


Darien Waterfront Park
105 Fort King George Drive
Darien GA 31305


  • Children (12 & under with paying adult): $0.00
  • Adults (13 & up): $5
  • Sunday: $0.00


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

Visit Darien's Waterfront Park for the annual three-day Blessing of the Fleet Festival April 13-15, 2018. The festival features a weekend full of activities, including a classic car show and a juried art show that draws 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. 

Saturday events include Art In The Park, the YMCA 5K River Run, the Darien Lion's Club Street Parade and the annual Classic Car Show. Live entertainment 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 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.

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Parking on Site
  • Public Restrooms
Near Interstate Highway
  • 95
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly