Rhode Island Seafood Festival - Providence, RI - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
Annual event with drinks, seafood and live music. Since 2011.
Smith’s Castle Colonial Harvest Festival - North Kingstown, RI - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2021
Enjoy the harvest, apple crisp, and a beautiful autumn Saturday with children’s games, food, and music. 12-4 PM. Rain date is typically the Sunday after the scheduled day.
Pawtucket Arts Festival - Pawtucket, RI - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2021
Celebrates Pawtucket’s creative and cultural life by presenting vibrant arts events throughout the month of September to Pawtucket residents and visitors.
Newport International Boat Show - Newport, RI - Sep 16 to Sep 19, 2021
13 acres of powerboats and sailboats for boarding and review, plus marine products and services, seminars, boating coarses and other events. Tickets go on sale in June. Parking is $16 per vehicle.
Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival - Newport, RI - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Wine tasting, celebrity chef appearances, educational seminars, gala and after dark party. Free parking & shuttle transportation.
Slater Park Fall Festival - Pawtucket, RI - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2021
Arts festival, entertainment, live music, and fireworks with activities at Daggett Farm, Looff Carousel, Watercooler Society, and historic Daggett House.
NB Oktoberfest - New Bedford, MA - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
It’s a local fundraiser sponsored by the South Coast Business Alliance, featuring local, seasonal craft brews and live music. It runs from 3:00 pm to 12:00 am. Almost 50 total brews including 35 regional beers, sangria, cider & gluten free beer as well. Location: Pier 3, New Bedford
Ocean State Oyster Festival - Providence, RI - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Celebrating fine Rhode Island oysters, music, and craft-beer. An Oyster Fan ticket gets you a half-dozen locally sourced oysters from an array of RI-based growers; a local micro-brewed beer, glass of wine, or spiked ginger beer. Live music & DJ’s. Proud member of the Ocean State Aquaculture Association (OSAA) with the goal of raising awareness about aquaculture industry and protecting Narrangasett Bay.
AutumnFest - Woonsocket, RI - Oct 9 to Oct 11, 2021
Annual Columbus Day weekend festival. Held at the World War II Veteran’s Memorial State Park. Includes Midway rides, arts and crafts, food court, live entertainment and fireworks. Since 1977.
Beervana Fest - Cranston, RI - Oct 15 to Oct 15, 2021
250+ world class beers. Advance tickets are $55 online. Located at the historic Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. Runs from 6:30 – 9 PM.
Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival - Newport, RI - Oct 16 to Oct 17, 2021
30th annual. Enjoy fresh, local seafoods and desserts, live music, kid’s activities like face painting and pumpkin painting. Free admission.
Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Film Festival - Providence, RI - Oct 16 to Oct 24, 2021
Screenings of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror films, plus other events. Children under 14 not admitted without adult du to content of most films being intended for mature audiences.
Rhode Island Comic Con - Providence, RI - Nov 5 to Nov 7, 2021
Three day con at the Rhode Island Convention Center, with adult and child one-day passes or weekend pass, and VIP option. Meet celebrity guests for autographs and photos, browse the work of comic book artists and exhibitors, after party, and more.
Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair - Middletown, RI - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2022
Harvest fair at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. Features crafters and artisan booths, local food and beer vendors, live music, and family fun. Annual event for 40+ years.