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.

Concert Under the Elms in Providence
Rogue Island Comedy Fest 2021

Various locations Newport, RI Phone:

October 7-11, 2021

Rogue Island Comedy Fest is Rhode Island’s only stand-up comedy festival. This year, both local and nationally-known comics will perform at Ragged Island Brewing, the Jane Pickens Theater, and The Wayfinder Hotel in Newport over the course of five days. Featuring comics from Conan, Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO and more.
Time: 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Admission: $32
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