Rhode Island events range from concerts to art shows and almost everything in between. Some of the most popular attractions and festivals in Rhode Island include the annual strawberry festival in North Kingstown, Rhode Island that attracts thousands of visitors every year and the Wickford art festival that takes place in the state capital, Providence. Another popular attraction in Rhode Island is the Providence boat show that's takes place in late January and is currently ranked as one of the top ten events in the state. For concert goers and music lovers there are variety of note worthy events to consider attending as well.
There are a large selection of Rhode Island music festivals that occur annually such as Rhythm and roots which provides camp grounds for a fee to host its attendees over the course of the three day event and the Newport Folk festival, a yearly ongoing event that also provides camping and takes place over the course of a few days and has been an ongoing attraction for many years. Another music event that boasts a pretty large turn out each year is the Newport waterfront Reggae festival show casing arts such as Steel Pulse and Mighty Mystic.