Art Happenings Memorial Day Weekend: It’s Art Festival Season!

23 May

bulletMemorial Day weekend is the kick-off to a summer filled with art festivals and so many other outdoor events to choose from every weekend! We hope that you already have it on your calendar to visit Festival Fete’s Garden City Art Festival in just two weeks! The festival will run for two days; June 8th and 9th from 10am to 5pm daily in the Garden City Center Cranston parking lot (with plenty of parking & free admission).  As for what to do this weekend, you’re in luck – there are 3 great options and 3 days to do it!

Have a great weekend!

Stephanie Concannon 2010

Stephanie Concannon 2010

Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival, Narragansett Parkway, Pawtuxet Village, Warwick.

The Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival is a 3 day event held on Memorial Weekend, attracts approximately 50,000 people and 100-150 craft exhibitors. There will be a food court, family music entertainment, and other diversions for the children located in Pawtuxet Park. The proceeds of the annual Arts and Crafts fair benefit the running of the annual Gaspee Days Parade. Hours are Saturday & Sunday from 10-5 and Monday 10-4:30. Free.

EventPhotoFull_Virtu16th Annual Westerly Art Festival: Virtu Art Festival, Wilcox Park, 45 Broad St. Westerly, RI

185 selected artists from around the country exhibit and sell their fine works.  Live music in 3 areas, food and a free craft area for children with free make-it and take-it activities.  Downtown sidewalk sales. May 25 – 26; 10 am-5 pm. Free.

Jamestown Art Center Memorial Day Open House. Following the parade from 12-3 pm. This family friendly free event is a great opportunity to visit this wonderful art center and see what they have been up to!


Garden City Art Festival 2013

Garden City Art Festival 2013

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One Response to “Art Happenings Memorial Day Weekend: It’s Art Festival Season!”


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