Parade and Event Restrictions

During parades and special events such as bicycle and road races, you may encounter delays due to closed roads or lanes. Please drive carefully and share the road when you encounter one of these events.

Metropolitan Providence

Date
City/Town
Event
October 7 Pawtucket Color Run Rhode Island
Roads Affected: Division St, Ashton St, Walcott St, George Bennett Hwy, Armistice Blvd, York Ave, Columbus Ave, Crane St, Ben Mondor Way

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East Bay

Date
City/Town
Event
July 15 Portsmouth Saint Anthony Feast
Roads Affected: East Main Ave (Rte. 138), Freeborn St, Turnpike Ave, Dexter St.

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Newport County

Date
City/Town
Event
September 23 Jamestown Rhode Race Jamestown
Roads Affected: Fort Getty Rd, Beavertail Rd, Southwest Ave, North Main Rd, E Shore Rd, Conanicus Ave, Walcott Ave, Blueberry Ln, Highland Dr
October 15 Middletown, Newport Fall Into Fitness - Newport Hospital 5K Walk & Run
Roads Affected: Valley Rd, Aquidneck Ave, Tuckerman Ave, Kane Ln, Purgatory Rd
October 22 Jamestown, Middletown, Newport Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run
Roads Affected: East Shore Rd, Pell Newport Bridge (Rte 138), Farewell St, Amererica's Cup Ave
November 10 Jamestown Jamestown Neon Night Run 5K
Roads Affected: Conanicus Ave, East Shore Rd, Seaview Ave, Eldred Ave

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Date
City/Town
Event
December 2 Smithfield Smithfield's All Lit Up Christmas Parade
Roads Affected: Rte. 44 (Putnam Pike) Rte. 116 (Smith Ave), Church St.

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South County

Date
City/Town
Event
August 12 Narragansett Bobby Doyle Summer Classic 5 - Mile
Roads Affected: S. Pier Rd, Ocean Rd, Windemere Rd, Old Pt. Judith Rd, Kinney Ave, Gibson Ave, Pier Middle School.

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West Bay

Date
City/Town
Event
October 28 East Greenwich East Greenwich Halloween Parade
Roads Affected: Church St, Peirce St, Melrose St, Main St, Spring St.
November 11 East Greenwich Veterans Day Parade
Roads Affected: Main St, Spring St, Mawney St, First Ave.
November 24 Westerly Santa's Arrival
Roads Affected: Dixon Square, Broad St.
November 25 East Greenwich Turkey Trot
Roads Affected: First Ave, Kenyon Ave, Main St.

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