Your Weekend Must-Do's in RI

Top picks to celebrate spring and have fun for all ages across the Ocean State


Now through April 14: Enjoy Newport’s vast range of culinary delights this weekend at their annual Spring Restaurant Week. Over 50 restaurants participate each year, including Fluke Newport, @ the Deck, Annie’s, and many more. 

Running through April:   Blithewold's annual Gateway to Spring welcomes visitors to celebrate the season in Bristol by enjoying their renowned daffodil display, covering the 33-acre seaside estate with over 50,000 daffodils that delight visitors for nearly a month.

April 12-13: It’s about to get noisy at PPAC. International percussion sensation STOMP plays anything but traditional instruments – think matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, and hubcaps. According to USA Today, they find “beautiful noises in the strangest places.” 

April 12-28: The Bristol Art Museum showcases works of art with roots in everything from lifestyle to nature, food to family, in their “Seeds of Inspiration” exhibit. Featuring painting, photography, and sculpture. 

April 13: Grab your tickets to the 2nd Annual Providence’s Best Bloody Mary Competition at the stunning Roger Williams’ Casino. Sample over a dozen Bloody’s and vote for your favorite, all while supporting a fantastic cause. All proceeds will go to The New England Hemophilia Association (NEHA). 

April 13Dance your way through RI’s music and fashion scenes at Revelfest Pawtucket. This high-energy, multimedia festival is equipped with a funky fashion show, live music and local vendors. 

April 13: Ultimate Queen tribute band, Gary Mullen and the Works, presents One Night of Queen at Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket. Covering classics like “Killer Queen,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” get ready to be rocked back to Wembley Stadium. 

April 13: Get the whole family ready for a whirl of time when the Easter Bunny comes to the Carousel in Roger Williams ParkDon’t forget to bring the camera for some cute, cuddly photos. 

April 13: Hop on over to the Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge for a Camouflaged Egg Hunt, a one-of-a-kind Easter egg hunt using brown eggs in natural settings. Bonus: Find one of the golden eggs and win a grand prize. 

April 13-14: Wickford Village sports a sea of sunny blooms during Daffodil Days, a celebration complete with family friendly activities, special offerings from the Village Merchants, and a Daffy Dog Parade. 

April 14: Meet Your Maker pops up once a month at Warren's Hope & Main, an open house where you can eat, drink, and shop local at their indoor marketplace. 


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