Blessing of the Fleet

Event Details

Blessing of the Fleet

Downton Put-in-Bay, Ohio


Local clergy will bless the vessels in this centuries old tradition held in ports worldwide. The annual blessing of boats and aircraft, servicing the Bass Islands, will be held at 11am off Fox’s Dock. Fox’s Dock is adjacent to the Jet Express Dock, downtown Put-in-Bay.

The Blessing of the Fleet is a centuries-old tradition originating in southern European, predominantly Catholic, fishing communities. A blessing from the local priest was meant to ensure a safe and bountiful season.


Information about Churches on Put-in-Bay can be found here.


*All events are subject to change with little to no notice.



Blessing of the Fleet Put-in-Bay Blessing of the Fleet Put-in-Bay


Fox's Dock, downtown Put-in-Bay

Fox's Dock LLC, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA