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Sun, May 07

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Newport Historic Bayfront

2023 Blessing of the Fleet

Sunday, May 7th we will be having Blessing of the Fleet events starting at 9:00 am with planned activities throughout the day. Join us and be a part of this longstanding tradition!

2023 Blessing of the Fleet
2023 Blessing of the Fleet

Time & Location

May 07, 2023, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Newport Historic Bayfront, 250-300 SW Bay Blvd., Newport, OR 97365, USA

About the event

Sunday, May 7th we will be having Blessing of the Fleet events starting at 9:00 am with our Survival suit Races, located between Port Dock 1 and Port Dock 5. Then we will have our Boat Procession and Bless the Fleet, starting at 11:00 am. This has been a longstanding tradition in our community for decades. This takes place in our harbor and can be viewed from most locations on our Bayfront. Any seaworthy vessel is welcome to join us. Sign-up forms will be at Englund and Schiewe Marine stores.

At 1:00 pm we will have a community BBQ and Highliner competition, we are looking forward to taking this time to reengage with our community and give thanks for all of the support we have gotten throughout the last few years. This lunch will be free of charge and is open to everyone in our community. Location to be announced. We will end the day at our treasured Memorial, with a service remembering our fishermen lost at sea while offering support and encouragement to all our fishing families. This will take place at the Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary at 4:00 pm.

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