Blessing of the Fleet
Oct 2 recurring event
- Admission: $10 per adult, children 12 and under are free
- Location: St. Clement's Island Museum
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
This celebratory family event, occurring for over 50 years, includes tours of St. Clements Island, Blackistone Lighthouse & St. Clement's Island Museum, live entertainment, free boat excursions, local Southern Maryland food, art and craft vendors, blessing ceremony, Sunday parade, live musical performances from Robbie Booth and the Amish Outlaws on Saturday, activities on the island (including lighthouse tours), children’s activities, fireworks and more.
Blessing of the Fleet commemorates the time-honored tradition of blessing the Southern Maryland watermen's fleet of boats. We celebrate these watermen and the heritage of St. Mary's County.