MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - The 29th annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival is taking place this weekend.
The event pays tribute to Mount Pleasant's shrimping and fishing industry.
Participants are treated to a boat parade and ceremonial blessing of the shrimp and fishing fleet, seafood samplings sold by local restaurants, live music, a craft show, art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities.
Admission and activities are free.
The event begins at 11:30 Sunday morning at Mount Pleasant's Memorial Waterfront Park.