The Washington County Fair In Rhode Island Is Back For Its 56th Year Of Fun & Festivities

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without an old-fashioned fair, would it? Going on our favorite rides over and over. Indulging in some of the most delicious food of the season. Making friends with farm animals. The Washington County Fair in Rhode Island returns again this year and we know that you definitely don’t want to miss out on all of the fun!

Have you ever been to the Washington County Fair in Rhode Island? If so, what was your favorite part? Would you agree that it is one of the most fun things to do in Rhode Island? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

Get ready for even more summer fun at the annual Charlestown Seafood Festival.

If you’re still in the mood for more Rhode Island adventures, take a look at this video:


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Address: Washington County Fair, 78 Richmond Townhouse Rd, Richmond, RI 02812, USA
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More fun in Rhode Island

May 12, 2023

Where can we find other annual events in Rhode Island?

  • The Blackstone River Theater Summer Solstice Festival in Cumberland celebrates the coming of the solstice with a fantastic line-up of musicians and other performers.
  • Newport’s Daffodil Days in Newport celebrates the arrival of more than 1.2 million of these brilliant flowers that make their appearance all over the town.
  • The India Point BBQ & Blues Festival in Providence is a popular weekend event full of amazing blues music and delicious, down-home BBQ options.

Read on to learn about some of the many other fantastic annual events in Rhode Island.

Where can we find historic homes in Rhode Island?

  • Snuff Mill in Saunderstown is a restored 1750s home. It was also the birthplace of master portraitist Gilbert Stuart.
  • The Marble House in Newport was built in the late 1800s for the famous Vanderbilt family. It is noted for its approximately 500,000 cubic feet of imported marble.
  • The General Nathanael Greene Homestead in Coventry was the home of the Revolutionary War general by the same name and has been designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Read on to learn about some of the many other beautiful historic homes in Rhode Island.

Where can we find hiking trails in Rhode Island?

  • The Belleville Pond in North Kingston is a 4.6-mile loop featuring a pond and beautiful wetlands.
  • The Pawcatuck River Loop in Bradford is a beautiful boardwalk hike that wanders along the edge of the Pawcatuck River.
  • The Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge Trail in South Kingston is one of several trails in this refuge teeming with flora and fauna.

Read on to learn about some of the many other beautiful hiking trails in Rhode Island.