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RHODE ISLAND
ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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NOTE: Grandma Ginny™ America's History Lady™ presents a page of
"Annual Celebrations of Historic Events" for each of the 50 states as
information comes available. These pages are designed to allow those
interested in American history to have a  free, easy to use,
"One-Stop" itinerary planning list.

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JANUARY

PROVIDENCE COUNTY

Providence
Providence Boat Show
Largest winter boat show in New England
Since 1996

www.providence boatshow.com


FEBRUARY

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Newport Winter Festival
So much fun!
Since 1988

(401) 874-7666

PROVIDENCE COUNTY

Providence
Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden Show
Showcases extraordinary gardens.
www.flowershow.com


MARCH

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Parade
One of the biggest celebrations in New England.

(401) 845-9123



APRIL

PROVIDENCE COUNTY

Lincoln
Traditional Mother’s Day Tea at Hearthside House
Return to the splendor of a bygone era in this lovely setting.

(401) 726-0597


MAY

KENT COUNTY

Pawtuxet Village
Gaspee Days Arts and crafts festival
 with 150 to 200 exhibitors

www.gaspee.com

BRISTOL COUNTY

Bristol
Fiber Festival
Demonstrations by local guilds,
18th century farmhouse hearth cooking  at Coggeshall Farm

(401) 253-9062


PROVIDENCE COUNTY

Providence
Abraham Lincoln Visits Blackstone Valley.
Two days of living Civil war history on
the Providence and Worchester Railroad.
A very different and enjoyable celebration.

(401) 724-2200


JUNE


KENT COUNTY

Warwick
Burning of the Gaspee Day
First Saturday in the month of June 

www.gaspee.com


JULY

BRISTOL COUNTY

Bristol 
Annual 4th of July celebration since 1785
www.july4thbristolri.com

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Celebration of the Colonial City
(401) 846-0813

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Civil War Living History Weekend at historic Fort Adam.
Demonstrations, drills, simulated assaults and so much more.

(401) 841-0707

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Newport Music Festival
Concerts are held at the great mansions

(401) 846-1133



AUGUST

NEWPORT COUNTY

Middletown
Newport Antique Show
(401) 846-0813

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Third Sunday in August
Touro Synagogue Founded in 1763
The reading of the letter written to the congregation by
George Washington to the oldest continuously operating
synagogue in the United States.

(401) 847-4794

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Newport Folk Festival and Jazz Festival
Fort Adams State Park
(401) 848-5055


SEPTEMBER

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Newport International Boat Show
One of the finest in the country.
“The show is the official venue for
 US debuts of all new boats and boating products.”

www.newportboatshow.com


OCTOBER

NEWPORT COUNTY

Middletown
Harvest Fair
A real county fair with entertainment, hayrides log roling.
A great way to spend a Saturday!

(401) 846-2577

NOVEMBER

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
International Oktoberfest
A famous German festival with authentic
German food, music and folk dancing.
Fun activities for the entire family.

www.Newportfestivals.com



DECEMBER

NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Colonial Holiday Celebration
(401) 846-0513


NEWPORT COUNTY

Newport
Christmas at Newport Mansions
The Elms, the Breakers, and Marble House
are decorated in period detail.

(401) 847-1000

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