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Schedule of Events

The 10th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 1:00 PM  to 7:00 PM. Join us for this family-friendly event on the waterfront, which includes a full day of activities:

1:00 PM: Blessing of the Fleet

We invite all fishing, motor and sailboats to participate.  Click here for more information.

2:30 PM: Stuffie Competition

All home chefs are encouraged to enter! There is a $20.00 participant fee to compete. Applications are due by Friday, August 4th. We will only be accepting the first 20 applicants - so please don't delay in submitting the application!  Click here for details and the application.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM:  Traditional Littleneck Boil

The highlight of the Festival! Local fishermen dig for the shellfish themselves fresh out of the waters we’re aiming to keep alive and well.  Besides a generous helping of little necks the boil also comes with an array of meats, potatoes and onion all cooked to perfection in our staff’s secret seasoning and broth. 

An optional steak dinner is available in lieu of the Littleneck boil.

Children receive a free hot dog with purchase of a ticket.

Check back often for band announcements and follow us on social media for event updates!

We will also have Live Music, Cash Beer & Wine and Raw Bar all day!

Click here to view the flyer with details!

The Tall Ship, Nao Trinidad, will be available for tours during the Harbor Fest! 

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