Blessing of the Fleet

Darien, GA


Marine Parade

Arts and Crafts

Street Parade

Car Show

Art Show



Buy tickets in advance at Skipper's Fish Camp or The Darien-McIntosh County Visitors' Center



The Blessing of the Fleet Boat parade at the Darien Bridge will be held on Sunday April 18th as planned.  The boats will be blessed for a bountyful season.  This will also be aired live on Darien cable and Facebook.  We are looking forward to the 2021 Boat Parade event and hope you will come and celebrate our local commercial fisherman.

After much consideration, the 2021 Blessing of the Fleet Festival will be held on September 17th and 18th.  This was not an easy decision, and it was made based on the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

All vendors who applied to participate in the 2021 festival will be contacted individually regarding the options of transferring your application to the 2021 September event or a fee refund.  (If you are a vendor and you do not hear from us by Friday, March 19, 2021 please contact us via email at 


On Sunday we Bless our shrimpboat captains with a safe and prosperous season. Darien's Blessing of the Fleet is the largest on the East Coast! This


For more information please contact the Chamber at (912) 437-6684 or e-mail at 

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