Rhode Island Summer Events for 2011

Rhode Island may be a very, very small state and everyone may think there is not much to do. But, as a women who has grown up in Rhode Island, you must know that is not true. There is always some great festivals or events going on in the summer.

Here are some great events you should definitely check out!

Sunset Cruises on Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor
Rhode Island Bay Cruises
1347 Roger Williams Way
North Kingston, R.I

Come check out a two hour cruise on the Catamaran Millenium Ship. The ship carries 400 passengers and sails some great scenery. Such as 10 different light houses (Wickford Point, Plum Beach, Dutch Island, Whale Rock, etc.), some islands, the Jamestown/Newport Bridge, and Newport Harbors where there are tons of sailboats and yachts.

Dates are from May 1, 2011-September 3, 2011

Admission is as follows: adult $25, seniors 60+ $23, children from 4-12 $15, and infants are free. Ticket reservations are a must, either in person or online. Parking is free. Departure dates and sailing times vary so visit www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com for more information.

Family Weekend and Qualifying Tournament of Campbells
Hall of Fame Tenn.
194 Belleview Avenue
Newport, R.I

Bring the whole family out to this event to enjoy some tennis, arts and crafts, tennis demos,museum tours,scavenger hunts, face painting, and balloon art. This weekend is for all ages, from 10am-5pm on July 2, 2011-July 3, 2011. Admission is 16 and under is $5, and adults $11, ITHF members are free. For more information visit www.tennisfame.com

South County Hot Air Balloon Festival
Route 138
Kingston, R.I

Come enjoy hot air balloons,crafts,music,fishing,food, rides, and much more. On the Friday night the hot air balloons will glow and there will be tons of entertainment. Dates are July 22, 2011- July 24, 2011 . Friday 4pm-10pm , Saturday 6am-10pm , Sunday 6am-6pm.

Movies on the Rocks: The Wizard of Oz
Ballard Park
Newport, R.I

Enjoy a fun outdoor movie screening of The Wizard of Oz, picnic dinners are welcome. This movie is on August 10, 2011 starting at dusk, and free admission.

44th Annual Washington County Fair
78 Richmond Townhouse Road
Carolina, RI

Open from 8am-11pm on August 17, 2011-August 21, 2011 . Parking is free and admission is $10 for adults and free 10 years and younger. There will be country music concerts, animal shows, crafts, and games. Get off that couch this summer of 2011 and have some fun!