4:00 PM
Gates and Carnival Open
5:00 PM
Ethan Slaughter takes the stage
7:00 PM
Idle Hands takes the stage
10:30 PM
Gates and Carnival Close


7:30 AM
5k/Fun Run
8am – 10am
Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM
Gates and Carnival Open
9:30 AM
Parade Line-up
10:00 AM
Parade Starts
8am-3 PM
Classic Car Show
Jeep Show
2pm – 3 PM
Kids Rodeo
Conni Laine and The Band of 1000 names
5:00 PM
Levi Moore Takes the Stage
7:00 PM
Trea Landon Takes the Stage
9:00 PM
10:30 PM
Gates and Carnival Close


10:00 AM
Gates Open (Free Admission)
10:30 AM
Worship Service
12:00 PM
Vendors and Carnival Open
2:00 PM
Boat Parade
4:00 PM
Awards and Final Announcements
5:00 PM
Gates and Carnival Close

Live Music all weekend!

Idle Hands  –  Ethan Slaughter  –  Trea Landon  – Levi Moore

About the Festival

The 54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet on the beautiful, historic Darien Waterfront is set for April 1-3, 2022.  Enjoy music, arts, crafts, fireworks, and food while celebrating the Darien, GA’s Historic and Beloved Shrimping Fleet!  Festivities begin at 4:00 P.M Friday and concludes at 10:00 p.m. Sunday.


Order your 2022 Blessing of the Fleet Shirt


Darien Downtown Development Authority