Bristol Harbor Festival and Blessing of the Fleet

Posted 8/9/22

Join the Bristol Harbormaster's Office and the local fishing community for the annual Harbor Festival and Blessing of the Fleet at Rockwell Park on Thames Street on Saturday, August 13. The Blessing …

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Bristol Harbor Festival and Blessing of the Fleet

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Join the Bristol Harbormaster's Office and the local fishing community for the annual Harbor Festival and Blessing of the Fleet at Rockwell Park on Thames Street on Saturday, August 13. The Blessing of the Fleet will be at 1:30 p.m., followed by a stuffie competition at 2:00 p.m. and a littleneck boil or optional steak dinner from 5-7:00 p.m. The festival will also deature live music, beer and wine, and plenty of seafood from chowder to clamcakes. Tickets are $30 at bristolharborfest.com or in-person at the Harbormaster's Office and children will recieve a free hotdog with purchase. 

WHAT: Bristol Harbor Festival and Blessing of the Fleet

WHERE: Rockwell Park, Thames Street, Bristol 

WHEN: Saturday, August 13 starting at 1:30 p.m.

TICKETS: $30; purchase at bristolharborfest.com or in-person at the Harbormaster's Office

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