Friday, May 2, 2014

Annual Kemah Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off (May 3) and Blessing of the Fleet (May 4)

The Annual Ceremonial Blessing of the Fleet is scheduled to transform Galveston Bay at the Kemah Bridge into a lavish traditional parade of shrimpers, the yacht crowd, day sailors and thousands of dock watchers. The Boat Parade to be held Sunday, May 4th, at 2pm, on the Clear Creek Channel.  Come and watch the festive display of different types, shapes and sizes of colorfully decorated boats as they pass in review along the Kemah Boardwalk celebrating this year's theme being “PIRATES”!.

One by one boats will parade past the Cadillac Authentic Mexican Restaurant on the Kemah Boardwalk, where each boat will receive a Blessing from both an officiating Priest and Minister. Every boat is welcome and encouraged to participate; no decoration is required to receive the Ceremonial Blessing.

By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty, LLC.

Brockway Realty, LLC maintains an Area Calendar on our website; check the calendar for events/activities in our community.

Originally Posted on Brockway Realty LLC's Official Blog