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The 52nd Washington County Fair! @ Washington County Fair
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS
Admission has increased to $11.00 for adults
Children 10 years of age and under are admitted free of charge.
Parking is free!
Tickets do not include rides, ride tickets must be purchased inside the Fair.


The Washington County Fair, a non-profit organization, has been a great New England tradition for over 50 years! The Fair is Rhode Island’s largest agricultural event, and one of the biggest Rhode Island venues for today’s country music stars!

The Fair runs for five days (Wednesday-Sunday), and admission includes access to all daily concerts, special acts and events, the giant midway (with New England’s largest traveling roller coaster!) and kiddy land area (all ride tickets and games separate), all agricultural events and shows, exhibits and displays, tractor and horse pulls, the farm museum, and much, much more!

Complete daily events/schedule.

Fair gates are open from 8am to 10pm, with most activities and vendors opening at 10am. Last shuttle to offsite parking leaves at 11pm.

The Washington County Fair is located in beautiful South County, Rhode Island! 78 Richmond Townhouse Rd (Route 112), Richmond, RI 02812. Directions/map.

Bring the entire family for five full days of FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT!
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The Fair also features the Main Stage pine grove where you can relax and enjoy some of music’s hottest acts. Check out the 2018 musical entertainment schedule!

WEDNESDAY
8:00PM – Opening Act Jimmy Connor Music
9:15PM – Fireworks!
FOLLOWING FIREWORKS: Morgan Wallen

THURSDAY
8:30PM – Sawyer Brown

FRIDAY
9:00PM – LANCO

SATURDAY – New England Artist Fest!
12:00PM – The Ultra
6:00PM – Mickey Lamantia
9:00PM – Stephanie Quayle

SUNDAY
12:00PM: WILDEE
6:00PM – Morgan Evans

 

The Summer of Reptiles @ Davis Farmland
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

The SUMMER OF REPTILES

July 21st – Labor Day (Daily)

Rainforest Reptiles at Davis Farmland
SUMMER EXCLUSIVE – HANDS ON REPTILE SHOWS BY RAINFOREST REPTILES twice daily!

Tortoise exhibit, eye-spy turtle pond, Venus the 20+ ft. snake, Fred the Alligator plus more snakes, alligators and other slitherin’ summer FUN!

Rainforest Reptiles shows and exhibits included in the price of admission.

Davis Farmland is a Discovery Farm for children – adults must be accompanied by at least one child, 12 years or younger when visiting our Discovery Farm. Davis Farmland is now in its Summer schedule, until Labor Day, and open 7 days a week, weather permitting, from 9:30-6 with a last admission at 4:30. Check daily after 8 am for daily open information.

National Aviation Day Celebration @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Established by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939 to commemorate the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday, this year’s event celebrates over one hundred years of New England aviation history. Join us for activities for children, families, and aviation enthusiasts of all ages. The program includes our popular Open Cockpit experiences in real aircraft; hands-on Build & Fly Challenge; interactive Flight Science Demonstrations; virtual flight simulators; and much more!

Also on that day Don Boccaccio, a Crew Member and Tour Leader on Fifi, one of two B-29 WWII bombers still flying will provide a “behind the scenes” look at Fifi and what it takes to keep wind under her wings. The program begins at 1:00 in the Museum’s conference room. The talk is free for Museum members, and there is a charge of $5.00 in addition to Museum admission for non-members.

2018 Dominican Festival Parade of Rhode Island @ Roger Williams Park- Temple to Music
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
EXPLORER River Tours @ Festival Pier
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NATURE & HERITAGE TOURS – Sundays at 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM & 4 PM

DOCK: Aug. 12 to Sept. 9: Festival Pier, 100 Tim Healey Way, Pawtucket, RI

Take a relaxing and informative river tour on The Explorer and discover the history and scenery of Providence Harbor, and the Seekonk and Pawtucket Rivers. Join us as you pass through the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier (*weather dependent) and catch great views of the beautiful Providence skyline. You’ll travel up the Seekonk River to pass under the Washington Bridge and the iconic Crook Point Bascule Bridge known for being stuck open. The tours travel further upriver toward Pawtucket – a changing landscape that delivers opportunities to see eastern shore birds such as Osprey, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Double-Crested Cormorant, and an occasional American Bald Eagle feeding, flying, and resting.

*Online tickets sales are non-refundable and available until the evening before each trip. Day-of ticket sales are available at the dock on a first-come, first-served basis. For questions, our office is open daily from 10-4 and can be reached at 401-724-2200

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