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Blessing of the Fleet

Blessing of the Fleet

17/09/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sydney Fish Market along with the Association Bagnara Calabra are again bringing to life one of the oldest traditions amongst fishing communities across the world: The Blessing of the Fleet.

 

Starting at 10.15am, the highlight of the day is a colourful procession of the Madonna – the statue of the Santa Maria Di Porto Salvo. Literally translated, her name means St. Mary of Safe ...

Helpful Information

Getting Here

The best way to get to SFM is via public transport

  • Sydney Light Rail: operates between Central, Haymarket, Darling Harbour, Lilyfield and Dulwich Hill, hop off a the Fish Market stop and follow the signs.
  • Bus Route 501: City/West Ryde/Ryde service departs from Miller St opposite Jones St
  • Bus Route 389: North Bondi/Pyrmont/City service departs from Harris and Allan St
  • Boat: Sydney Fish Market a landing pontoon to allow access to the market for small, private vessels.  The pontoon is restricted to vessels 6 metres and under and will be a drop off/pick up facility only to ensure maximum availability of the pontoon.

 

Parking

Carpark entry via Bank Street

 

Trading Hours

Sydney Fish Market is open 7 days a week (excluding Christmas Day) from 7am