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Blessing of the Fleet is a centuries old tradition believed to have originated in 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 culminating with an impressive fireworks display at 7:20 pm.

Limited street parking available.

  • Boat Harbour Drive
  • Charlton Esplanade
  • Miller Street
  • Pulgul Street
  • Limited parking in the Sandy Straits Marina Car Park