(9.17) Traditional dance and music, cultural arts and crafts, and a multicultural fashion show will take over the WaterFire Arts Center this Saturday, and admission is free. Rhode Island’s 44th Annual Heritage Festival will be a lively celebration of our state’s rich cultural heritage.
The day begins with a parade of international flags of over 30 countries led by the 88th Army’s Band- Coyote Brass. Throughout the day, dancers and musicians from various countries will perform.
Rhode Island heritage groups will present cultural exhibits, visual art, and craft demonstrations from all over the world. The children’s area will have free face painting, arts, and crafts.
Eat at food trucks: JA Patty, Hometown Poke, and Kona Ice.
Presented by the RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission.