Biloxi 2021 Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Festival is ‘a sign of hopefulness’

The 92nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Festival event took place this weekend and celebrated Biloxi’s culture, heritage and legacy. A $1,000 cash prize was awarded to the first place best decorated boat, the Kenny B. The second-best decorated boat, the Barbara K, was awarded $500, as was the participation of working boat winner, My Sons. The tradition of blessing the fishing fleet began in 1929, and marks the beginning of the fishing season for shrimp fishermen. >click to read< , and >click here< 10:09

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