The Bristol Harbor Festival

Come Enjoy The Best Kept Secret In The East Bay

We’re back! The Bristol Harbormaster’s Office and local fishing community are teaming up, once again, to host the Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet. The event will be held at Rockwell Park on Thames Street in historic Bristol, RI on Saturday, August 13, 2022.  Enjoy a full day of activities for the entire family, including:

  • Blessing of the Fleet at 1:30 pm
  • Stuffie Competition at 2:00 pm (click here for information & application)
  • Live music throughout the day (see our Features Events page for details)
  • Cash beer & wine, Raw Bar
  • And, the highlight – a traditional native Littleneck Boil or optional Steak Dinner from 5-7:00 pm

Tickets to this year’s event are $30 each and can be purchased online by clicking here or in person at the Harbormaster’s Office. An optional steak dinner is available in lieu of the Littleneck boil. Children receive a free hot dog with purchase of a ticket.

The Bristol Harbor Festival has become a much anticipated signature event for the Town of Bristol.  Funds raised from the Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet will be used for marine-related children’s activities.

For over 300 hundred years the shores of Bristol, RI have provided a way of life for those who love to travel, fish, and explore.

Together we can support and strengthen the ties between the local fishing community, the harbor itself and those who choose to explore Bristol by land or sea. We hope you’ll come join us to help maintain our historic harbor for generations to come.

Coming by Boat? We offer transient slips and moorings! Reserve yours today by clicking here or on the button below:

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