Autumnfest Kick-Off Party Tickets
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Woonsocket, RI – The 45th Autumnfest Celebration will be held Columbus Day Weekend (October 7-9) at World War II Veterans Memorial Park in Woonsocket.  The 2023 Autumnfest Steering Committee invites the community to the Autumnfest Kick-Off Party which will honor this year's Co-Grand Marshals, Bob & Nancy Phillips.


Bob Phillips is the State Representative for District 51 (Woonsocket & Cumberland) and he is also a full-time substitute teacher with the Woonsocket school system.  Bob is also a past member of the Autumnfest Steering Committee.  He spent 18 continuous yeas on the committee.  His last 2 years were in 2009 & 2010 where he was the Autumnfest General Chairperson.  Nancy Phillips is a retired Woonsocket Physical Education Teacher who continues to substitute teach with the Woonsocket school system.  She also volunteers 4 days a week at New Beginnings.  Nancy is the President of the Woonsocket Chapter of the Lions Club and is a past member of the Autumnfest Steering Committee serving for more than 30 years.  

"Autumnfest is built on volunteers and bringing the community together.” says Autumnfest General Chair Person, Judy Sullivan.  She also says, “What a great way to celebrate the kick-off of Autumnfest than with 2 of the most dedicated community servants.  Come and join us in honoring Bob & Nancy Phillips.”

A limited number of tickets are available for the Autumnfest Kick-Off Party to be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Savini’s Pomodoro Italian Kitchen & Bar, 476 Rathbun Street, Woonsocket, RI from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Tickets are $35.00 per person, $60.00 per couple or a table of 8 for $300. Sponsor tables also available for $500 which includes a VIP table of 8, sponsor name at entry, sponsor name during ceremony, sponsor name on website page, complimentary bottle of champagne, and professional photo with our 2023 Co-Grand Marshals. A light meal and cash bar will be available.  There will be a speaking program followed by music and dancing with DJ Buddy D.  For more information, contact the Autumnfest Special Events Coordinator, Tracy Martin by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please visit to purchase tickets by September 4th.