Festivals are fun for everyone and there are some amazing ones scheduled throughout Rhode Island this summer. Some showcase the arts, while others focus on culture and heritage. Below is a list of some upcoming local festivals. 

Now–July 30, 2022

FringePVD – The Providence Fringe Festival

FRINGEPVD features more than 300 performing artists from across the country sharing their work in theatre, dance, visual arts, and everything in between. 


July 19–24, 2022

Newport Dance Festival

Island Moving Company presents the Newport Dance Festival on its festival stage on the lawn of the Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell St. in Newport, RI. Each evening the performance will feature a unique lineup of dances drawn on the talent, artistry and unique styles...

July 24, 2022

August 7, 2022

Dominican Festival & Parade of Rhode Island

Parade Route: Corner of Broad Street and Thurbers Avenue. Walk through Broad Street into Roger Williams Park.

All participants will be provided with colored flyers to identify them as parade participants.

The Festival will be held in Roger Williams Park at the...

August 8–14, 2022

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) discovers and empowers filmmakers and creative artists and will be held throughout the state of Rhode Island. Ranked as one of the top Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is a qualifying festival for the Live Action,...

September 17, 2022