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Fairs and Festivals in South County

Fairs, festivals and fun fill the landscape in South County year round. Jump into the action at the Washington County Agricultural Fair with fireworks, competitions, arts and crafts, great food, top line music acts, and NE's largest traveling roller coaster). The annual Rhythm & Roots Festival features multiple stages for music and dance. Enjoy craft fairs and quilt fairs, spinning demonstrations and concerts and Rhode Island's best lobster, steamers, chowder, fish and chips, clam cakes, and more.
Lobster Bake - Charlestown Seafood Festival - Charlestown, RI
Charlestown Seafood Festival 2018

Ninigret Park - 4470 Old Post Road (Route 1A) Charlestown, RI Phone:

August 3-5, 2018

Luscious lobster rolls, midway rides, car shows and tribute bands. The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Seafood Festival has all that and more, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 3-5. Taste the steamers, chowder, fish and chips, clam cakes or raw bar. Check out the bungee jumping, wall climbing and karaoke. Tribute bands include Welcome To The Jungle (Guns and Roses), Dirty Deeds (AC/DC) and Southern Sky. Raffle prizes include lobsters, TVs and getaways. Fireworks at 9 pm on Saturday.
Hours: Friday: Noon-11pm; Saturday 11 am-11pm; Sunday: 11am-10pm. Admission: $9 for adults; free for children 10 & under. Parking: $2. Senior & Military Discounts available.
Smith’s Castle Strawberry Festival 2018

Smith's Castle, 55 Richard Smith Drive North Kingstown, RI Phone: 401-294-3521

June 16, 2018

Strawberry shortcake, entertainment by puppeteer Dan Butterworth, the Jesse Liam Band, and children's activities including pony rides and petting zoo. Tours of the historic house with knowledgeable docents, other activities, local vendors. Rain date is June 18.
Time: Noon-4 p.m. (rain date is June 18.)
Over age 12, $8; kids age 5-12, $6; family max, $20