June 14: Celebrate Flag Day in Bristol during the annual Flag Day ceremony at Bristol Town Common, and enjoy the kick-off to the Fourth of July festivities leading all the way up to the nation's oldest Fourth of July parade.
June 15: Grab your sunblock and bring the family down to the New York Yacht Club in Newport for the start of the Newport Bermuda Race, with anchors aweigh for the 635-nautical mile biennial race featuring close to 200 competing boats - all racing their crew down to Bermuda over a several-day period.
June 15-Sept. 7: Narragansett's Gazebo Park kicks off their summer concert series, with a live music performance every Friday throughout the season, featuring a range of musical acts from the sounds of R&B to classic rock tribute bands.
June 16: Enjoy an oceanside evening of food, live music and dancing at the Bonnet Shores Welcome to Summer Beach Party, benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State.
June 16: Laugh the night away as Arrested Development's David Cross performs at the Columbus Theatre, bringing his unique brand of alt-comedy to Providence for the “Oh Come On” tour.
June 16: Get a taste of summer in South County at the Smith's Castle Strawberry Festival. Celebrate the annual strawberry harvest with period-clad actors and docents, plus much more.
June 16: Make your way to East Providence and rock out to the sounds of The Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly at Bold Point Park, the state’s newest outdoor concert venue.
June 16: Get ready to celebrate in Providence during RI PrideFest: Louder + Prouder, with an all-day festival featuring food, shopping and fun, and all culminating with an unmissable illuminated night parade.
June 17: Raise a glass, and a donut, to dads everywhere at Whalers Brewing Company in Wakefield for the Father’s Day Edition of Desserts & Drafts, and sample brews paired with unique, hand-crafted desserts.
June 17: Head on down to beautiful Bristol for the 5th Annual Oyster Festival at DeWolf Tavern to benefit the East Bay Food Pantry, and enjoy oyster tastings, a live DJ, pony rides and more at this family friendly event.