A Seafood CelebrationSunday, April 24
Memorial Waterfront Park http://www.intown.com/things-to-do/event/the-29th-...
|The 29h Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center andHarris Teeter 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, art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities. Admission and activities are free!
FREE Parking & Shuttles
Two shuttle bus routes will be available offering plenty of convenient and easy offsite parking (buses will have plenty of room for loading up all your festival supplies). Park and ride from the following locations:
James B. Edwards Elementary - 855 Von Kolnitz Road
East Cooper Medical Center - 2000 Hospital Drive (handicapped accessible bus stops at ECMC only)
Laing Middle School - 1560 Mathis Ferry Road
Moultrie Middle School/Farmers Market Pavilion - 645 Coleman Boulevard
Cheryll Woods Flowers Sports Complex - 85 Patriots Point Boulevard