Eight Ways to Enjoy Our Local Culture
Whether you’re a lifelong resident of Massachusetts or Rhode Island or new to the area, we welcome you to one of the country’s most historical regions—one that’s made a significant cultural impact on the world around us.
So, the next time you’re looking for something to do, why not get out and explore some of the different cultural events, activities, and landmarks Massachusetts and Rhode Island have to offer?
Here are a few we think should be on your “can’t-miss” list.
The African-American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
The African-American Heritage Trail
Gaspee Days Celebration
Warwick, Rhode Island
In June 1772, a group of Rhode Island colonists banded together to burn a British schooner, the HMS Gaspee, helping set off a series of conflicts that would become the Revolutionary War. Today, the Gaspee Days Celebration
Jamestown Arts Center
Jamestown, Rhode Island
The artists who founded the dynamic Jamestown Arts Center
Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival
Each year, Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival leaders curate a selection of diverse fiction, documentary, and experimental filmmaking in hopes of helping attendees gain a deeper understanding of the world’s cultures through film while celebrating the achievements of international filmmaking. Festival screenings are free and open to the public.
Museum of Russian Icons
Housed in a 150-year-old former mill building, Clinton’s Museum of Russian Icons
Newport Folk Fest and Newport Jazz Festivals
Newport, Rhode Island
Held annually at Fort Adams State Park, the Newport Folk Fest
Providence, Rhode Island
The 19th-century, ivy-covered Providence Athenæum
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
South Boston, Massachusetts
This legendary St. Patrick’s Day Parade
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