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Sun, May 15|
Bayou La Batre
Bayou La Batre's Blessing of the Fleet
Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Blessing of the Fleet in Bayou La Batre.
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Time & Location
May 15, 2022, 8:00 AM
Bayou La Batre, Bayou La Batre, AL, USA
About the Event
Join the 45th annual parade of fishing vessels to receive blessings in honor of the start of the shrimp season. This tradition dates back centuries offering prayers for an abundant season and protection for the fisherman. The festivities include mass at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, a blessing ceremony, displays of skilled craftsman and a wide array of coastal food specialties.
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