- When: Sunday, April 24, 2022 –11:00-5:00
- Where: Memorial Waterfront Park – 99 Harry M Hallman Jr Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
The Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter and 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, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities. Admission and activities are free! Come enjoy a wonderful time with your community in one of the most beautiful settings in the Lowcountry!
Support local and wild caught to support your fishermen…nothing beats Wild American Shrimp! (Credit: Charleston Daily)