The kick-off event is June 22nd from 5 to 9pm, continuing every Thursday evening through August 31st.

A 10 week series of events held every Thursday in downtown historic Wakefield Village along the Saugatucket River from June 22 – August 24, from dusk (vendors will be open at 5pm) till 9PM.

I’ll be there as an artist vendor near 343B Main St in Wakefield in front of Mama Bird (#4 on the map below).

RiverFire’s floating fire baskets will be lit on the historic Saugatucket River in the Village of Wakefield, RI. The intoxicating aroma of fires and sound of live music will fill the air as visitors stroll the riverbanks and historic Main Street of Wakefield. The events will conclude with our Endless Summer Celebration, being held on August 17th.

Free parking is available in the municipal lot near 323 Main Street in Wakefield. This is a free, family friendly event, non-perishable food donations to benefit the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale are accepted. Street vendors and artists are set up by 5pm, RiverFire and live music starts at 7pm and goes until 9pm.

The live music line up is as follows: 6/22 Phenix Ave, 6/29 Gary Hopp & Friends, 7/6 “Ladies Night” with Chakulla with special guest Leo Tremblay, 7/13 Jason Colonies with special guest Aivan Durfee, 7/20 Barbi Beyer Band and a cappella group Blues Crew, 7/27 Oscar Love, 8/3 Greyhound Dream, 8/10 Ted Sorlien Family & Friends, 8/24 TBA, 8/31 TBA. Main Street stores and restaurants will also be open late with special offers.
Also join us on 8/17 for a special WVA event called “Endless Summer” including Hawaiian performances from Z Boys, The Indestructibles, The Mintones. Follow Wakefield Village Association on Facebook for more details and updates.

 

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