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Rhode Island's 46th Annual Heritage Day Festival

21sep12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.Rhode Island's 46th Annual Heritage Day Festivalpresented by the RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

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Rhode Island's 46th Annual Heritage Day Festival
Rhode Island’s 46th Annual Heritage Day Festival

Rhode Island’s 46th Annual Heritage Festival 
Saturday, September 21, 2024

WaterFire Arts Center
475 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02908
12:00 to 5:00 pm

“Explore the world through art and music!”

Join in a lively celebration of our state’s rich cultural heritage! WaterFire Arts Center will be filled with culture, music, and dancing from around the world.

This extraordinary festival unites the cultural richness and creative expressions of Rhode Islanders. Explore cultural exhibits, witness visual art, and engage with craft demonstrations showcasing traditions from around the globe. Experience the magic as dancers and musicians from different ethnicities grace the stage throughout the day. Indulge in a culinary journey with food trucks offering a delectable array of traditional foods and drinks for purchase. Families can enjoy free face painting, arts, and crafts in the children’s area. 

Discover the world right here in Rhode Island – where cultural connections come alive!

Admission to this family-friendly event is FREE.

Event Times

September 21, 2024 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.(GMT-04:00)


STATE OF RHODE ISLAND, Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

(RIHPHC) is the state agency for historic preservation and heritage programs. The Commission identifies and protects historic and prehistoric sites, buildings, and districts by nominating significant properties to the National Register of Historic Places and the State Register; administering grants, loans, and tax credits for rehabilitation of historic buildings; reviewing federal and state projects that affect cultural resources; and regulating archaeological exploration on state land and under state territorial waters. The Commission also develops and carries out programs to document, support, and celebrate the ethnic and cultural heritage of Rhode Island's people.

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