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Fairs and Festivals -- Music, food, dance, art, ethnic, children's celebrations

Rhode Island has a unique blend of year-round fairs and festivals. Stay local and savor the best of Rhode Island. At food events, seafood gets top billing with lobster, oysters, steamers, chowder, and clam cakes on the menu. Local art and artisans are aplenty from the RI School of Design to sellers in galleries and shops. You’ll find classic cars shows, farm shows, music from Zydeco to rhythm and blues, and the world-famous Newport jazz and folk festivals. There are parades, fireworks and hot air balloons; Waterfire lights up Providence all summer and fall. Find places to stay for all budgets and tastes!

To find more events, visit the RI Events Calendar or check out the New England Boating news page.

Concert Under the Elms in Providence
Harvest Festival 2019 at Newport Vineyards

Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road Middletown, RI Phone:

October 26-27, 2019

This is a day of grape stomping, wine tasting, and pie eating. Enjoy live music from the Little Compton Band, while sipping on our local wines, and sampling food by Vineyard chefs. Compete in Grape Stomping Competition or Pie Eating Contest. Or simply relax and capture the memories. Music by Saturday tunes by Dudemanbro, Sunday tunes by Los Duderinos. See website for schedule of events.
Time: Noon-5 p.m.
Admission: Over age 15, $25; includes wine tasting; free for age 15 and younger
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