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Blessing of the Fleet Festival

At the Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion April 24-26, 2020

Activities include: blessing of the fleet, rides, food and drink booths, music and carnival games.

Schedule of Events:

Auction items will be done throughout weekend!!!

Friday April 24, 2020

5pm – Opening Ceremonies under Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion with Introduction of Royal Court, Fair and food booths open and DJ Capt. P until band starts

8pm – 12am – Music by Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition

Saturday April 25, 2020

11am – Fair and food booths open with DJ Capt. P playing until band starts

12pm – 1pm – Boats lined up at Sand Dollar Marina to be blessed during this time

3pm – Distribution of plaques under pavilion and rope throwing contest to follow

5pm – 7pm – Music by Shorts in December

7pm – 8pm – Auction of Crowns

8pm – 12am – Music by Jr. Lacrosse & Sumtin’ Sneaky

Sunday April 26, 2020

11am – Fair and food booths open with DJ Capt. P playing until band starts

12pm – 2pm – Music by The Gordon Bradberry Band (Jitterbug dancing contest)

2pm – 3pm – Auction Items & kids crab races (bring your own crabs)

3pm – 4pm – Music by The Gordon Bradberry Band

*Please text Dana Barthelemy at 985-397-2269 to register your boat to receive plaque after blessing

Blessing of the Fleet information- All boats are welcome to attend (Shrimp boats, fishing boats, pontoon boats, yachts, houseboats etc.) but we ask that you register beforehand to get a blessed plaque so that you can participate.

Fair Hours:

Friday: 11am to 12am

Saturday: 11am to 12am

Sunday: 11am to 6pm

Ticket Information:

Tickets will be sold for $1.00 a piece. Each rides varies for the amount of tickets.

Weekend Bracelets are $45.00, session times and prices are as follows:

Friday: 4pm to 9pm – $20.00

9pm to 12am – $20.00

Saturday: 12pm to 4 pm – $20.00

4pm to 8 pm – $20.00

8pm to 12 am – $20.00

Sunday: 1pm to 6 pm – $20.00

Plenty of Cajun Food, soft drinks and alcohol booths also sweets, crackling & crafts all weekend long!!!!

Grand Isle Blessing of the Fleet Fair Board Members:
Brian Barthelemy 985-665-7833
Dana Barthelemy 985-397-2269
Chris Hernandez 504-915-6385
Cherish Verdin 504-382-0733