News

Jun 4, 2013

Blackstone Valley Events Update


Saturday, June 15, enjoy the annual Burrillville Family Fair, along the riverwalk
in historic Harrisville.

Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

Saturday, June 15, enjoy the annual Burrillville Family Fair, along the riverwalk
in historic Harrisville. Features a great experience for everyone, including farmers
market, art show and community events. Call 401-568-9470 or www.burrillville.org

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BVTC's Ongoing & Special Events

Participate in the Tourism Council's regularly scheduled and special public events!

Blackstone Culinaria Weekly Secret Ingredient Food Tours

Sample local and world cuisine every Wednesday night and see live demonstrations
of a meal item prepared at each establishment. Find out this week's and upcoming
food destinations at

http://www.blackstoneculinaria.com/ 


Weekly Riverboat Tours

Explore the historic Blackstone River on our weekly riverboat tours aboard the 40
passenger river tour boat Blackstone Valley Explorer every Sunday afternoon from
Central Falls Landing.

Also, the Explorer celebrates its 20th anniversary this year touring the waters
of the Blackstone River. Find out more about this special event and riverboat tour
schedule at

http://www.rivertourblackstone.com/ 


Blackstone by Bicycle

Experience our scenic byways, heritage and culture with fascinating Leisurely Bicycle
Tours. Check out our schedule at

http://www.cycleblackstone.com/leisurelybiketour.htm 

SPECIAL BVTC EVENTS

Make your reservations now for the fun Holiday Season adventure to the North Pole
in November & December on the Blackstone Valley Polar Express! Go to http://www.blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com/

Be part of our annual celebration of Asian heritage and culture at the 2013 Rhode
Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival, presented by Scholfield
Printing, happening Saturday, September 7, at Festival Pier, as part of annual Pawtucket
Arts Festival. Get all the details at www.dragonboatri.com 


Reserve Thursday, October 3, for your spot at the annual BVTC Dinner and Awards
happening at Twin River Event Center in Lincoln. Watch our website for details!
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Also Happening in Blackstone Valley...

Coming Up Soon

Saturday, June 22, Blackstone River Theatre hosts their annual Summer Solstice Festival
at Diamond Hill Park. It's one of the best regional folk music shows! See the lineup
and tickets at www.riverfolk.org 

Sunday, July 21, enjoy Hispanic heritage and culture at the annual Colombian Parade
& Festival taking place in Central Falls and Pawtucket. Get updates on this colorful
celebration at http://www.colcultura.com/site/En/ 


Thursday, August 29, the City of Woonsocket turns 125 years old, with a fun birthday
party planned for Main Street that evening. Enjoy this festive milestone filled
with entertainment and more. Call 401-762-6400 or see www.ci.woonsocket.ri.us