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Rhode Island’s 45th Heritage Festival

October 21, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 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 unique festival bridges Rhode Islanders’ cultures and expressions of creative talent. Rhode Island heritage groups will present cultural exhibits, visual art, and craft demonstrations from all over the world. There will be food trucks offering an array of traditional foods and drinks. The children’s area will have free face painting, arts, and crafts.

The day begins with a parade of international flags from over 30 countries. Throughout the day dancers and musicians from various heritages will perform.


October 21, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
Rhode Island State Council for the Arts


WaterFire Arts Center
475 Valley Street
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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(401) 443-5553
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