Blessing of the Fleet 2016
The much adored pageant of ‘Blessing of the Fleet’ will be on Sunday 30 October. Starting at 2pm from St Patrick’s Basilica and parading to Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour for the Blessing. Festivities will conclude with a celebration on the Esplanade and fireworks in the evening.
The Blessing of the Fleet was first introduced to Fremantle by Italian migrant fishermen in 1948, it’s become an important annual event for the port, combining culture and history in a day of fun.