The 22nd annual Blessing of the Inlet will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM. 

The Blessing of the Inlet attracts thousands to the Belin Memorial grounds annually on the first Saturday in May. It is a day-long festival featuring crafters, food vendors, entertainment and fellowship, all centered around the mid-day Blessing service, led by the church clergy.

Please note: all craft vendor spaces for the 2018 BOI have been sold at this time. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, contact Trish Parris at

Take advantage of free and ample parking at the Inlet Square Mall and enjoy a fun-filled shuttle bus ride with tour guide. Shuttle buses will run 9 AM - 4 PM.

To learn more about this event, visit online: CLICK HERE

Click HERE for the 2017 BOI program booklet with complete information on the Blessing of the Inlet - history, crafters, entertainment, food, site map, sponsors, and more!

Watch highlights of the Blessing ceremony, entertainment, food, crafts, vendors, and children's activities!