Rhode Island's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

The holidays are just around the corner. From December 7th to December 24th, you can enjoy a wide range of events in Rhode Island, including a train ride, light show, holiday market, 5K jog, arts market, Christmas party, festival, winter wonderland, field nights and a Christmas Carol dinner theatre.

The Polar Express Train Ride, Woonsocket, RI

December 7, 2023
At the Blackstone Valley Train Station, One Depot Square, prepare for a miraculous holiday venture as the Polar Express Train Ride comes to life! Climb aboard the 90-minute train ride and enjoy singing, games, a reading of the classic story "The Polar Express," and a visit from Santa himself! Plus, each child will receive a silver bell – the first gift of Christmas! Don't miss out on this magical adventure!

Rhode Island Holiday Light Show, Hope, RI

December 7, 2023 at 5:00pm
Experience an evening of festive fun at Confreda's Greenhouses and Farm this year. Take a drive through the 1 mile long route of the Rhode Island Holiday Light Show\u2122 to admire several hundred dazzling displays. Enjoy the synced light performance to festive music with your favorite snack and beverage from the warmth of your car.

Providence Holiday Market, Providence, RI

December 8, 2023 at 5:30pm
The Farm Fresh Market Hall in Providence, RI is hosting a Providence Holiday Market on December 8, 2023. Shop wonderful and affordable gifts from over 75 rotating vendors at this festive event. Don't miss the opportunity to find something special at this holiday market!

Tke 5k Jingle Jog, Smithfield, RI

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
The first annual Bryant TKE 5k Jingle Jog to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is coming to 1150 Douglas Pike in Smithfield, RI. Put your jingle bells on and join the fun to support a great cause. Sign up to receive a free t-shirt when you pre-register by November 26th.

Jamestown Holiday Arts Market, Jamestown, RI

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
The Jamestown Arts Center is inviting the community to celebrate the season and support their beloved local artisans at the Jamestown Holiday Arts Market. An array of art, handmade goods, and special seasonal surprises await shoppers. Take part in the festive gathering at 18 Valley Street on December 9.

Santa’s Christmas Party at the Inn, Westerly, RI

December 10, 2023 at 11:30am
Gather the whole family and join Weekapaug Inn for a magical Christmas event. Enjoy various children’s craft stations, succulent treats, and light refreshments. Plus, don’t miss the special meet and greet opportunity with Santa Claus himself!

Bristol Christmas Festival, Bristol, RI

December 10, 2023 at 12:00pm
The Burnside Memorial Building is the venue for the upcoming Bristol Christmas Festival in Bristol, RI. The European-style Christmas Market features rustic huts, vendors, entertainment, Santa, wreath decorating and more! A hub of festive activity, don't miss out on the opportunity to transport to simpler times and embrace the essence of the Holiday Season. This is a FREE event.

Pawtucket Winter Wonderland Festival, Pawtucket, RI

December 10, 2023 at 4:00pm
Slater Memorial Park in Pawtucket, RI. invites you to their Pawtucket Winter Wonderland Festival - an awe-inspiring, 30 acre display of 650 decorated Christmas trees, over 100 light displays, 20 victorian style houses, multiple 40' LED mega trees, and a read-along \"Night Before Christmas\" display. Come and be entertained with hot chocolate, cookies, hotdogs, and chips, and memorable activities for all ages.

Holiday Field Nights at Whalers Brewing Company, South Kingstown, RI

December 14, 2023 at 5:00pm
Come celebrate the holiday season with Field of Artisans and Whalers Brewing Company this year! Enjoy a festive evening filled with art and craft vendors, holiday music, and delicious craft beer. Don't miss out on this special event happening at Whalers Brewing Company this December.

A Christmas Carol Adapted from the novella by Charles Dickens, Providence, RI

December 24, 2023
Join Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, RI for their reimagined production of A Christmas Carol Adapted from the novella by Charles Dickens. Watch as Ebenezer Scrooge embarks on a supernatural journey of redemption and joy. With a set designed to be in the round, this holiday performance is one that the entire family will love.

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