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Blessing of the Fleet marks the start of Hervey Bay's Ocean Festival
Hervey Bay’s Ocean Festival kicks off on Saturday, August 12th with the Blessing of the Fleet. This event is a centuries old tradition. It is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean communities to ensure a safe and prosperous season to all vessels.
In the modern era, Hervey Bay’s annual Blessing of the Fleet is celebrated with a FREE evening of music. Market stalls, a sail by of the vessels and an impressive fireworks display at 7:20PM make for a must see event.
Get a front row seat for all the action!
Be part of this historic and iconic event, by joining one of Tasman Venture's whale tours. Get a front row seat for the Blessing of the fleet by booking on either the half day afternoon whale watching tour or the Remote Fraser Island and Whale Experience. Book now to avoid disappointment!
Alternatively, Tasman Venture’s two luxury vessels will be open for you to come and join our crew to celebrate this occasion and to watch the fabulous fireworks display.
Blessing of the Fleet details
When: Saturday, 12th August from 4:00PM – 7:30PM
Where: Great Sandy Straits Marina
Cost: Free Entry
For more information on the Blessing of the Fleet, check out Visit Fraser Coast.