Can't-Miss Holiday Strolls:
December 21: Enjoy local holiday shopping on Providence's Wickenden Street alongside carolling, hot chocolate and plenty of Christmas spirit during Wickenden Wonderland. 6-8pm, Musician-led procession starts at The Point Tavern, 302 Wickenden Street
December 22: Head on over to the Holiday up on Thayer Street and enjoy holiday shopping at local Thayer Street shops, specials offers up and down the street, food samplings, and a special cameo from Santa.
December 23: Add an extra dose of cheer to local holiday shopping in Providence's West Side during the 11th Annual West Side Caroling. Enjoy a merry and bright stroll with special stops and snacks along the way, topped off with a final stop of milk and cookies at Sin.
Artisan and Farmers Markets:
December 22: Swing by the Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards and browse a variety vendors offering goodies from local food to artisan-made gifts, and more! Plus enjoy a special appearance from dancers of the Island Moving Company's Nutcracker.
December 22: Stock up on fresh produce, meats, and an array of deliciously local food for your holiday meal at the Hope Artiste Village Wintertime Farmer’s Market in Pawtucket.
December 23: Catch the Arcade Popup Farmers and Artisans Market at The Arcade Providence and enjoy browsing a variety of local vendors including artists, makers, vintage and antique dealers, and more!
December 23: Give the gift of local art this holiday with the array of hand-made creations found at the Small Works Holiday Art Show and Sale, hosted by the Wickford Art Association.
December 23: Get your merry on with artful holiday shopping and tasty craft brew when the Field of Artisans pops up at Whalers Brewers Company in South Kingstown, with a wide selection of handmade gifts.