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Top 7 Rhode Island Events in March

March 13, 2024

A photo of a bagpiper in a St. Patrick's Day Parade.

March is a vibrant month in Rhode Island, filled with a diverse range of events ranging from family-friendly to a night out on the town. As the weather starts to warm up, the state comes alive with parades, concerts, and cultural celebrations. From Newport to Providence, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s take a closer look at the top seven Rhode Island events and things to do:

Newport Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 16

The Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a beloved tradition that draws locals and visitors alike to the charming streets of Newport. This festive event features colorful floats, marching bands, and Irish dancers, creating a lively atmosphere for all to enjoy. Whether you’re Irish or just Irish-at-heart, this parade is a must-see spectacle that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. It’s one of the best things to do in Newport, Rhode Island this March.

The Legendary Wailers at the Greenwich Odeum, March 16

A photo of The Legendary Wailers band,

Reggae enthusiasts won’t want to miss the opportunity to see The Legendary Wailers live at the Greenwich Odeum. Known for their iconic reggae sound and timeless hits, The Wailers continue to captivate audiences with their electrifying performances. This concert promises to be a night filled with infectious rhythms and positive vibes, making it a memorable experience for all in attendance.

August Wilson’s “Fences” Opening at Trinity Rep, March 21

Trinity Rep Theater in Providence Rhode Island.

Theater aficionados rejoice as Trinity Repertory Company presents the opening night of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Fences.” Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, this powerful drama explores themes of family, race, and the American Dream. With a talented cast and masterful storytelling, “Fences” is sure to leave a lasting impression on audiences. Don’t miss your chance to witness this theatrical masterpiece come to life on stage – one of the best things to do in Rhode Island this month!

GFree Fest: The Gluten-Free Festival, March 23

For those with dietary restrictions or simply looking to explore healthier eating options, GFree Fest is the place to be. This gluten-free festival brings together vendors, chefs, and experts in the field of gluten-free living for a day of tastings, workshops, and demonstrations. From delicious gluten-free treats to informative seminars, GFree Fest offers something for everyone interested in a gluten-free lifestyle.

Indigo Girls with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra, March 23

A photo of the Indigo Girls.

Experience the magic of live music as the Indigo Girls join forces with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra for a one-of-a-kind concert event. With their signature folk-rock sound and heartfelt lyrics, the Indigo Girls have captivated audiences around the world for decades. Paired with the rich sound of a full orchestra, this performance promises to be a musical journey unlike any other.

Black Violin: The Experience Tour, March 30

Prepare to be amazed as Black Violin brings their groundbreaking blend of classical music and hip-hop to Rhode Island. Comprised of classically trained musicians Wil B. and Kev Marcus. Black Violin pushes the boundaries of traditional genres with their electrifying performances. Whether you’re a fan of classical music or hip-hop, Black Violin’s innovative sound is sure to leave you inspired and entertained.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at The Ocean House, March 31

A photo of the Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a festive Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at the Ocean House. Nestled along the picturesque shores of Watch Hill, the Ocean House offers a luxurious setting for a memorable Easter celebration. Children can delight in hunting for Easter eggs hidden throughout the property. And adults can indulge in a delectable brunch featuring seasonal favorites and culinary delights. (photo: Ocean House)

March in Rhode Island is a time of celebration, culture, and community. There’s no shortage of exciting events, things to do in Rhode Island, and to experience. Whether you’re a music lover, foodie, or theater enthusiast, these Rhode Island events offer something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars and get ready to make lasting memories in the Ocean State!





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