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

February 27 Dominican Republic Independence Day
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
May 15 Paraguay Independence Day
May 20 Cuba Independence Day
Day of Portugal State House Ceremony
State Room of the R.I. State House, Providence

June 9, Sat
1:00 -
June 10

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

June 9
9am - 5pm
rain or shine
Scottish Highland Games
78 Richmond Townhouse Rd
Richmond, RI

June 16
5:30 -7:30 PM

Incredible Bollywood 2
West Warwick High School Auditorium
July 5 Cape Verdean Independence Day
July 5 Venezuela Independence Day
July 6
6:00-7:30 PM
Independence Day of Venezuela Flag Raising
RI State House
July 9 Argentina Independence Day
July 8
noon - 7pm
42 Annual Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebration
India Point Park, Providence

July 13

10:30 AM
3:00 -5:00 PM
July 14
10:00- 4:00
July 16
9:30 -

35th Black Ships Festival
Newport, RI
Opening Ceremonies List of events
Sushi Saki Sail at Goat Island Marina

Arts and Crafts

Island Ceremony

July 20 Colombia Independence Day

July 20
6:00 PM

Colombia Flag Raising
Central Falls City Hall

July 21
2:00 -9:00

Colombia Festival
Higginson Park, Central Falls
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
July 28-29 Peru Independence Day
August 6
Bolivia Independence Day

August 9
5:00 PM
Independence Day of Ecuador Flag Raising
RI State House
Carolina Briones 401-339-4219
August 10 Ecuador Independence Day
August 25 Uruguay Independence Day
August 12
10am - noon
August 12
12:00 - 7:30pm
Dominican Parade of Rhode Island
Broad Street, Providence
27th Dominican Festival of Rhode Island
Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park
Contact: 401-996-0974
August 11
3:00-8:00 pm

August 12
2:00-6:00 pm
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 Alex & Ani Skating Rink
Contact: Bianca 401-225-2175
August 14
10:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Puerto Rican Flag Raising
RI State House
Contact: prcfpri@puertoricancfpri.org

August 17, 18 & 19
Fri. 5:00-10:00 pm,
Sat. 12:00-10:00 pm
Sun. 12:00-9:00 pm
91st Annual Grecian Festival
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek
Orthodox Church, 97 Wolcott St., Pawtucket
September 2
12:00- 7pm
Festival Guatemala
India Point Park, Providence
contact: centrogautematecone@gmail.com or Tiana 401-484-0090
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
September 7-9
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

contact Mercedes Monteiro | 401-222-4133
September 15 Costa Rica Independence Day
September 15 El Salvador Independence Day
September 15 Guatemala Independence Day
September 15 Honduras Independence Day
September 15 Nicaragua Independence Day
September 16 Mexico Independence Day
September 18 Chile Independence Day
September 16
12:00 - 7:00 pm
Central American Festival
Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park, Providence
contact: Maria 401-481-1108 or email: gaari1997@gmail.com
12 to 8pm
Rain date: 
September . 
Annual Bright Future Festival & Fireworks
Jenks Park • Broad Street. • Central Falls
October 12 Spain Independence Day
October Polish Heritage Month
Flag-raising at various City Halls and Town Halls throughout the state
November 3 Panama Independence Day
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