Heritage Programs: Events Calendar 2016

Date Event
February 6, 2016
5:30 pm
53rd Annual Robert Burns Supper
Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston RI
Feb 8, 2016

Chinese New Year- Year of the Monkey

March - November Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit
open for the season!
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
June 2016
Day of Portugal celebrations
State Room of the R.I. State House, Providence
June 2016
5:30-11 Pm
Day of Portugal celebrations/
Alex & Ani City Center
June 11, 2016
9am - 5pm
rain or shine
Scottish Highland Games
78 Richmond Townhouse Rd
Richmond, RI
July 10, 2016
noon - 7pm
41st Annual Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebration
India Point Park, Providence
July 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
July 17
10am - noon
Colombian-American Parade
Broad Street, Central Falls to Slater Mill, Pawtucket
Contact: 401-256-7925

August 5
5:30 PM

Independence Day of Ecuador Flag Raising
RI State House
Carolina Briones 401-339-4219
August 7
10am - noon
August 7
noon - 7:30pm
Dominican Parade of Rhode Island
Broad Street, Providence
26th Dominican Festival of Rhode Island
Temple of Music at Roger Williams Park
Contact: 401-941-2749
August 13
2 - 10pm
August 14
3 - 6pm
Annual Bolivian Festival De la Virgen De Urkupiña
Saturday procession from St. Patrick's Church on Smith Street to Alex & Ani City Center, Providence
Sunday festival at Skating Rink
Contact: Bianca 401-225-2175
August 21
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Annual Puerto Rican Day
Roger Williams Park Temple To Music
Contact: Vivian 401.419-1907
August 19-21
Fri. 5-10 pm, Sat. noon-10 pm, Sun. noon-9pm
Annual Grecian Festival
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 97 Wolcott St., Pawtucket
September 3
8-5; rain date September
Rhode Island Dragonboat Race and Taiwan Day Festival
School Street Pier, Pawtucket
September 4
noon - 7 pm
6th Annual Guatemala Festival
India Point Park, Providence
contact: 316-1472 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
September 9-11
5-10 PM,
12-10 PP
12-9 PM
29th Annual Cranston Greek Festival  
175 Oaklawn AvenueCranston, RI 02920
Phone (401) 942-4188

Sept 10
12 to 5
rain date Sept 11

39th Annual Rhode Island Heritage Festival
Roger Willams National Memorial, 282 North Main St
contact Mercedes Monteiro | 401-222-4133
September 11
noon - 5pm
Central American Festival
Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park, Providence
contact: Maria 401-481-1108

September 17
2-7 Pm

Rally to Recovery Festival
Roger Willams National Memorial Park,
282 North Main St
September 17
8 pm
5th 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 pm
Saint Lucia Fest
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Pierce St., East Greenwich
contact: Astrid Drew (401)943-0547 or Merlene Mayette (401)783-2242