Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Queen Pageant officially kick off

Biloxi, MS (WXXV)-With safety in mind the festivities for the annual Blessing of The Fleet and Shrimp Queen Pageant officially kicks off.

Wednesday, the 91st annual Biloxi Blessing of The Fleet and Shrimp Queen contestants gathered at st. Micheal catholic church in Biloxi for the unveiling of this year’s event poster. The contestants of the Shrimp Queen Pageant were apart of a photoshoot preparing for the big day. Shrimp Queen 2019 Alexis Trochesset says though things are different from last year she’s still looking forward to all the fun.

“It’s a kick-off to all of our events this year. This is the beginning and I’m so excited to wear the crown and get to represent my family this way and give the crown to another worthy lady,” said Trochesset.’

The Shrimp Queen Pageant will be June 6th and the blessing of the fleet will be June 7th.

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