The 7 Best Small-Town Rhode Island Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

When it comes to festivals, Rhode Island is probably best known for the huge Jazz Festival and Folk Festival that take place in Newport every summer. But beyond the world famous, Rhode Island has a treasure trove of lesser-known festivals that happen in small towns throughout the state every year. Here are some of the best festivals that may have been off your radar.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

These are just a few of the festivals just waiting to be discovered here in Rhode Island. Does your small town host a festival that people deserve to know about? Let us know in the comments!