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

Stadium Theatre
October 31, 2014
Make your Halloween a happenin’ one: clink drinks, test your luck at trivia and boast your best costume. Curious guests can flash into the future with psychic Keith Zalinger or stir up their...
Providence Public Library
October 31, 2014
Pop over to the historic Providence Public Library for an elegant search through the stacks this Halloween. Pull on your best black and white dress and pick up a mask at the door -- it’s time to...
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
November 1, 2014
Boy Scouts across Rhode Island will pick up your donations of healthy, non-perishable food on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Food will be donated to the RI Community Food Bank and local food...
Super Dog Adoption Day
Clark Farms
November 1, 2014
Come and choose from a huge selection of adorable shelter and rescue dogs and puppies! Same Day Adoptions will ONLY be considered with pre- screened Applications. Pre-screened applicants get the...
Whalers Brewing Co
November 5, 2014
Join us for a night of Beer, Improv, and food. The Rhode Island Brew Bus, Whalers Brewing Co., and The Contemporary Theater are coming together and hosting a mid week event. Tour and taste the great...
Refugee life in rural Burma: An exhibit in watercolor and charcoal
The Providence Plan
November 6, 2014
Saw Myint, a Providence resident, arrived in the United States as a refugee in 2012. Saw Myint's journey to the United States began in Burma. He and his family traveled through and lived in the...
Rhode Island Convention Center
November 8, 2014
Come to the biggest beer festival in New England! What better way to bring in the fall season than sampling unlimited amounts of food and different beers all day. Must be 21+ to attend.
The Ariel String Quartet
RI College: Nazarian Center, Sapinsley Hall
November 12, 2014
Renowned for its courageous spirit and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has earned a glowing international reputation. Formed in Israel and currently based in the United States, the quartet...
supported by
Rhode Island Statewide Council on the Arts
Sheryl WuDunn to Speak at Lincoln School
Lincoln School
November 20, 2014
The 2014 Alexis Allen Boss '89 Endowment for Community Accord and Public Service presents Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, best-selling author, lecturer, and business executive, to...
Providence Performing Arts Center
November 28, 2014
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group’s annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has...
Crowne Plaza
November 29, 2014
The November 29th Expo will offer a wide variety of booths and exhibits featuring products and services available to enhance your life and answer questions about health, the environment, personal...
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dunkin Donuts Center
December 19, 2014
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will return to the Dunkin Donuts Center Providence on December 19th! Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas...
Twas the Night Before Christmas
Auditorium in Roberts Hall, Rhode Island College
December 19, 2014
Providence Ballet Theatre's production of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas returns! Inspired by Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem, the stage is transformed with visions of Sugar Plums, swirling...
Easton's Beach
January 1, 2015
Come join in this fun event for charity. On New Years Day, Newport invited everyone to come join in the annual Polar Plunge for a charity, A Wish Come True. The event will start at 12 p.m. on...
Rhode Island Convention Center
November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Love animals? Come to the 21st annual Rhode Island Pet Show. There will be obedience training sessions, live dog show competitions, as well as several rare breeds of dogs. There will also be a pet...
Disney on Ice Presents Princesse & Heroes
Dunkin' Donuts Center
December 26, 2014 - December 29, 2014
You can see all your favorite disney Princesses ice skating around you! Ariel, Elsa, Aurora, and so many more! Even the Princes like Eric and Phillip! Fun for the whole family.
Rosecliff Mansion
November 28, 2014 - December 5, 2014
he Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff Mansion is a Newport's Holiday Tradition! Island Moving Co.'s The Nutcracker is set within the iconic staircase, salons & ballroom of Rosecliff. This unique...
Fathom’s Restaurant, Newport Marriott
October 17, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Ring in spook-season with a supernatural search party. This Newport-based ghost tour is your invite to the occult, so pull on your sneakers and go on the prowl for seaside specters. Lantern-led and...
Seven Cedars Farm
October 17, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Free popcorn, an outdoor film and a frightful jaunt through the dark woods – Seven Cedars Farm’s Haunted Hayride has it all. If the treacherous trail doesn’t spook you, stick around after your ride...
Leyden’s Tree Farm
October 17, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Satisfy all of your creepiest cravings at West Greenwich’s favorite fright fest. Dive into the daunting Dungeon of Doom, escape the exceptionally eerie Cirque du Souls maze and journey through...
Mulligan's Island
October 17, 2014 - November 1, 2014
A haunted “scream park” with three thrilling themes, Terror in Rhode Island is not to miss. Live out your own American horror story at the park’s Festival of Fear freak show, then scope out sordid...
Highland Farm
October 17, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Hop aboard the most horrifying hayride in South County. You and your fellow passengers will clamber down the crooked trails all the way to the formidable farm of Dr. Moreau. And once you’re there?...
Flying Shuttles Studio's 30th Anniversary Exhibit
Central Congregational Gallery
October 3, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Flying Shuttles Studio's 30th Anniversary Exhibit Opening Reception: October 3rd, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Since 1984, Flying Shuttles Studio, an award-winning art program of the Arc of Blackstone Valley...
The Polar Express
The Polar Express Train Ride Station
November 22, 2014 - December 21, 2014
Take a ride on the Polar Express! This family favorite movie becomes real life on the 3 hour journey including a 90-minute train excursion! Presented by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, Rhode...
GARCIA SINCLAIR + NAFIS WHITE | MILE HIGH, RED HOT
Yellow Peril Gallery
October 9, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Yellow Peril Gallery is pleased to present Mile High, Red Hot, a mixed media dual exhibition by Garci­a Sinclair and Nafis White, featuring an interactive Confiserie layered with exciting new works...
Department of Art Faculty Triennial
Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery
September 25, 2014 - November 5, 2014
The Department of Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition highlights some of the most dynamic work currently being made by the artists and art historians of Salve Regina's Department of Art. It is a unique...
Paintings by Harley Bartlett and Bob Waters
Dreyden Gallery at Providence Picture Frame
September 20, 2014 - November 11, 2014
Opening Reception Saturday, September 20th 6-9PM
Trinity Rep
November 8, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Appealing to young and old, this timeless tale of the power of forgiveness shows us that anything is possible -- and hope is just around the corner. With Fred Sullivan, Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge.
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Aldrich Mansion & Estate
October 31, 2014
More than 100 lit jack-o-lanterns, carved by local school children, will be displayed at historic Aldrich Mansion. Before or after Trick or Treating, stop by to see spooky faces peer from windows...
Grey Sail Brewing Co.
October 31, 2014
Join The Rhode Island Brew Bus on this very special Halloween Tour! Grab your costumes and come tour 3 local breweries in southern Rhode Island. We will visit Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island...
Stadium Theatre
October 31, 2014
Make your Halloween a happenin’ one: clink drinks, test your luck at trivia and boast your best costume. Curious guests can flash into the future with psychic Keith Zalinger or stir up their...