Wickford Art Festival
July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun 10 am. - 5 p.m.
Up to 250 artists from all over the country display their art amongst historic homes, lovely shops and quaint streets. Handicap accessible and dog-friendly, this festival draws art lovers from all over New England with crowds up to 100,000.
Produced by the Wickford Art Association (WAA), Wickford Art Festival is one of the longest running outdoor fine arts festivals in New England. The festival cumulates with the Annual Scholarship Raffle of Fine Art held on Sunday afternoon. Proceeds benefit the WAA Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to RI high school seniors attending an art college. Wickford is located 25 minutes south of Providence and 20 minutes from Newport, RI and less than 1 hour drive from CT and MA.