Blessing of the Fleet

  • St Patricks Basilica to Fishing Boat Harbour Fremantle Australia

The Blessing of the Fleet

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 including fireworks
The annual  procession leaves from St Patrick's Basilica to the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour for the Blessing. The procession is followed by a celebration on the Esplanade Reserve.

Route

St Patricks Basilica to Fishing Boat Harbour from 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm.

Road closures

Adelaide Street, Queen Street, Cantonment street, High Street, Henry Street, Marine Terrace, Pakenham Street and Mews Road.

Fireworks

Fireworks at Esplanade reserve from 3.00 pm and Southern Breakwater from 8.00 pm.