Your Weekend Must-Do List

Top picks to celebrate summer in the Ocean State


Now-August 19: Head on down to South County for the 52nd annual Washington County Fair and gear up for the region’s largest traveling rollercoaster, an impressive line-up of country music performances, a celebration of local farms and all-around fun for the whole family. 

August 17-19: Calling all Magic: The Gathering players! Make your way to the Rhode Island Convention Center for Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix; a two-day event featuring artist signings, cash prizes, and more. 

August 17-19: Pawtucket goes Greek for a weekend during Grecian FestivalCelebrate the culture, music, and traditional cuisine of Greece, as well as an indoor/outdoor marketplace and costumed Greek pride dancers. Opa! 

August 18: AS220’s Foo Fest returns to Empire Street for the can't-miss block party event for all ages, featuring the most creative art, music, and culture Providence has to offer. 

August 18-19: Delight all the senses at the last SCA Open Studio Tour of the summer. See the area's diverse array of artists within their own creative spaces and even enjoy a little taste of Christmas in the summer with some holiday inspired artwork.

August 19: Support our troops with Ride for Freedom, a motorcycle ride hosted by Front Line Ministry for Freedom at Jacky’s Galaxy locations. Proceeds go towards care packages sent overseas. 

August 19: Celebrate the beautification of Warren's beloved Water Street and check out more festive fun throughout the town at the Warren Street Festival. Enjoy local food, drinks, and vibrant works by local artists.