Your Wicked Fun Weekend in RI

Celebrate summer in the Ocean State with these top picks


Now-28: Join in on the celebratation of Narragansett’s 47th annual Blessing of the Fleet Weekend with a seafood festival in Memorial Square, a 10k road race, and the main event: a boat parade in Galilee, when boats are judged for their decorations and blessed by local clergy. 

Now-August 5: World-renowned classical musicians converge at URI for the Kingston Chamber Music Festival, which is celebrating its 30th season this year. 

July 26: Art Night is the perfect way to explore the wealth of art that Bristol and Warren have to offer. Walk or ride your bike from one gallery and studio to the next, or hop on the free trolley. 

July 28: WaterFire illuminates the city again this Saturday with a full lighting. Get there by 8pm to enjoy performances by Festival Ballet and the Gendo Taiko drummers.

July 28: Buckle your seat belts for the Seekonk Speedway for their Saturday Night Showdown, with the RI Shriners Clown Unit ensuring extra family fun. 

July 28-29: Make your way to The Newport Show and browse an impressive collection of antique furniture, fine art, jewelry and other unique vintage accessories, with proceeds going towards the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County.

July 28-29: The Cultural Survival Bazaar at Tiverton Four Corners brings together dozens of indigenous cultures, with people displaying traditional art, performing live music, and serving indigenous food. 

July 28-29: Head on over to McCoy Stadium as the PawSox celebrate Christmas in July with a Rafael Devers bobblehead giveaway and a postgame fireworks display. The fun continues on Sunday, July 29 with Ladies Day at the ballpark, followed by postgame Run the Bases.

July 29: Calling all cyclists! Gear up for the 10th annual Ride ‘Round Rhody bike ride across Southern RI, which raises funds to support local cancer treatment and advance treatment nationwide. Following the ride, cyclists can enjoy a BBQ, music, and outdoor fun at the Farmers Daughter.