Events Calendar

There is always something interesting to do and see in Rhode Island and not just in the summer. Special events, fairs, festivals, and concerts are happening year-round throughout the state.

You'll enjoy world-famous music festivals.. fine seafood eateries and casual outdoor clambakes... triple-A baseball... Christmas pageants... the world's largest collection of cookbooks... galleries and a distinguished art museum where students' works hang next to those of the masters...dramatic, expansive gardens surrounding the countless great estates built during the nineteenth century... Narragansett Bay, one of the country's great waterways...busy harbors filled with fishing boats... Warwick's miracle mile of shopping.

Featured Events

Blackstone River Theatre
August 8, 2015
The most exciting trad combination of recent times embark on their first ever tour of the USA as a trio. Matt Molloy (traditional Irish flute) has been a member of the Bothy Band, Planxty & currently...
supported by
Rhode Island Statewide Council on the Arts
130th Birthday Party
The Towers
August 16, 2015
Celebrate the 130th birthday of The Towers with a dinner and open bar catered by Venus De Milo. Sit inside and enjoy 270 degrees of pristine ocean views while feasting on 2-lb baked stuffed lobster...
the looff: East Providence Art Festival
700 Bullocks Point Ave
August 22, 2015
8/22, the East Providence Arts Council is hosting their 1st Annual Art Festival at Crescent Park from 10 AM to 8 PM. The art festival,known as the looff, a whirlwind of art, music and life, is...
Brew at Roger Williams Park Zoo
Roger Williams Park Zoo
August 29, 2015
Brew at the Zoo is back at Roger Williams Park Zoo! Roam the Zoo while sampling over 100 craft beers from more than 50 of the regions' finest brewers at Rhode Island's most popular outdoor venue....
Coggeshall Farm Harvest Fair
Coggeshall Farm Museum
September 12, 2015 - September 13, 2015
Bring the whole family for a day of old-fashioned fun, with 18th century games, crafts, dancing, music, jonnycakes and local handcrafted products and foods. For information on becoming a vendor...
In the Heights
Academy Players Q2Q Blackbox Theatre
August 20, 2015 - August 30, 2015
IN THE HEIGHTS (musical) tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the...
"Island Time" at the Bristol Art Museum
Bristol Art Museum
July 25, 2015 - September 6, 2015
The Bristol Art Museum is hosting a new exhibit, Island Time, from July 24 to Sept. 6 in the museum at 10 Wardwell St., Bristol (off Hope Street, Route 114). It features photography by Michael...
"Venus in Fur" by David Ives
2nd Story Theatre - DownStage
June 5, 2015 - August 2, 2015
A beleaguered director, desperate to cast his stage adaptation of a classic sadomasochistic tale,"Venus in Fur", reluctantly auditions an equally desperate actress. As the casting session simmers...
supported by
Rhode Island Statewide Council on the Arts
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Throughout the year, Gracie's invites award-winning chefs from around the country to collaborate with Executive Chef Matthew Varga & Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark to produce a unique tasting menu...
Rough Point Landscape History and Garden Tour
Learn about the distinguished design history of this landscape while enjoying exquisite gardens and breathtaking views. Experience the creation of Frederick Law Olmsted who initially designed the...
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
August 5, 2015
Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances over the...