Heritage Programs: Events Calendar 2018

Date Event
February 3
5:30 pm

55th Annual Robert Burns Supper
Celebrating the Scottish poet and bard, Robert Burns composer of "Auld Lang Syne"
Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston RI

Feb 16

Chinese New Year- Year of the Dog

March - November Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit
1003 Waterman Ave. East Providence, RI
March 1-31 Newport Irish Heritage Month
various locations in Newport
March 17 St. Patrick's Day
March 19 Saint Joseph's Day
Day of Portugal State House Ceremony
State Room of the R.I. State House, Providence

1:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:30-8:30 PM

Day of Portugal Celebrations
Alex & Ani City Center, 2 Kennedy Plaza

Opening Ceremony
Parade from State House

9am - 5pm
rain or shine
Scottish Highland Games
78 Richmond Townhouse Rd
Richmond, RI
July 8
noon - 7pm
42 Annual Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebration
India Point Park, Providence
July 35 th Black Ships Festival
Newport, RI
noon - 6pm
Annual Festival Peruano
Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main Street, Pawtucket
contact: 401-516-6739 | Efren Yanez

10am - 6pm
Annual Rhode Island Indian Council Powwow
Steven O'Connor Blvd, Warwick City Park
10am - noon
Colombian-American Parade
Broad Street, Central Falls to Slater Mill, Pawtucket
Contact: 401-256-7925

5:30 PM

Independence Day of Ecuador Flag Raising
State House
Carolina Briones 401-339-4219
10am - noon
noon - 7:30pm
Dominican Parade of Rhode Island
Broad Street, Providence
27th Dominican Festival of Rhode Island
Temple of Music at Roger Williams Park
Contact: 401-941-2749
2 - 10pm
August 16
3 - 6pm
25th Annual Bolivian Festival De la Vergen De Urkupiña
Saturday procession from St. Patrick's Church on Smith Street to Alex & Ani City Center, Providence
Sunday festival at Skating Rink
Contact: 401-225-2175
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Annual National Puerto Rican Day
Roger Williams Park Temple To Music
Contact:  401.419-1907
Fri. 5-10 pm, Sat. noon-10 pm, Sun. noon-9 pm
91st Annual Grecian Festival
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 97 Wolcott St., Pawtucket
noon - 7pm
Festival Guatemala
Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park, Providence
contact: centrogautematecone@gmail.com
Fri-Sat 6 pm-midnite
Sun noon-6pm
St. Joseph’s Annual Polish-American Festival
391 High Street, Central Falls
Contact: 401-723-5427
8-5; rain date September
Rhode Island Dragonboat Race and Taiwan Day Festival
School Street Pier, Pawtucket
Recovery Festival
2 - 7 pm
Roger Willams Memorial Park, North Main St
5-10 PM
12-10 PM
12-9 PM
32nd Annual Cranston Greek Festival  
175 Oaklawn AvenueCranston, RI 02920
Phone (401) 942-4188

12 to 5:30
rain date

41st Annual Rhode Island Heritage Festival
State House Lawn
contact Mercedes Monteiro | 401-222-4133
noon - 5pm
Central American Festival
Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park, Providence
contact: 401-481-1108
12 to 8pm
Rain date: 
September . 
Annual Bright Future Festival & Fireworks
Jenks Park • Broad Street. • Central Falls
October Polish Heritage Month
Flag-raising at various City Halls and Town Halls throughout the state
5:30-7:30 pm
December Celebrations
State House, Providence
4:00 pm
Saint Lucia Fest
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Pierce St., East Greenwich
contact: Astrid Drew (401)450-9688 or Merlene Mayette (401)783-2242