Blessing of the Fleet

Sydney Fish Market's iconic Blessing of the Fleet Festival is back! 

Experience all of the family-friendly excitement on Sunday 15th October, from 10am to 3pm

Come down to enjoy free face-painting, delicious food stalls, lively musical performances, and engaging educational exhibits, as well as the famous, historical procession of the Madonna and blessing of our local fishing fleet. 


The festivities will kick off at 10am, and wrap up by 3pm.

Sydney Fish Market retailers are open every day from 7am-4pm.


Sydney Fish Market, Bank Street, Pyrmont.

The festivities will take place on SFM's commercial wharf, next to the boardwalk.


If you are coming by car, the main Sydney Fish Market car park will be open, with limited parking available. Additional car parking will also be available at Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus (opposite Sydney Fish Market on Bridge Road).

Parking will be charged at a flat rate of $8.

Visitors commuting by public transport can use bus services 501 and 389, which regularly depart from the city. The Sydney Light Rail also stops directly across the road from Sydney Fish Market. For route and timetable information visit

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