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

May 6, 2018 Providence, Pawtucket, East Providence, Barrington Providence Rhode Races
Roads Affected: For a full list of affected roads, visit:
May 19, 2018 Pawtucket PawSox "A Veterans Homerun" 5K Race
Roads Affected: Division St, South Bend, Walcott St, Broadway, Exchange St, Cottage St, Central Ave, and George Bennett Hwy.
May 28, 2018 North Providence North Providence Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Mineral Spring Ave and Douglas Ave Neighborhoods.
June 16, 2018 East Providence St. Francis Xavier Patronal Feast
Roads Affected: Orchard St, N. Sharon St, Freeborn Ave, and N. Carpenter St.
June 24, 2018 East Providence Great Lord Jesus Procession
Roads Affected: N. Phillips St, Freeborn Ave, Henry St, Orchard St, Purchase St, Grove Ave, Taunton Ave, Warren Ave and Lyon Ave.
July 21, 2018 East Providence Holy Ghost Brotherhood of Charity Procession
Roads Affected: Brightridge Ave, Pawtucket Ave, to St. Martha's Church.
August 12, 2018 East Providence East Bay Half Marathon
Roads Affected: Mercer St, Lyon Ave, Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Pawtucket Ave, Bullucks Point Ave, Terrace Ave, Riverside Dr, Crescent View Ave, East Bay Bike path.

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East Bay

May 28, 2018 Barrington Barrington Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Lincoln Ave, Upland Way, Barrington Ave, Maple Ave, and County Rd (Rte. 114).
July 21, 2018 Tiverton Courtney Roderick Run for Recovery
Roads Affected: Main Rd and Highland Rd.

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Newport County

March 25, 2018 Middletown Sachuest Point Run | Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
Roads Affected: Old Mill Ln, Wapping Rd, Peckham Ave, Valcuse Ave, Green End Ave, 3rd Beach Rd, Mitchell Ln, Wyatt Rd, Turner Rd, Green End Ave, Paradise Ave, Hanging Rock Rd, and Sachuest Point Rd.
April 14, 2018 Newport & Middletown Rhode Races Newport
Roads Affected: Memorial Blvd and Bellevue Ave Historic District.
May 5, 2018 Portsmouth Portsmouth Farm Bike Ride
Roads Affected: Middle Rd from Hedly St to Quonset View Farm.
May 6, 2018 Middletown & Newport Aquidneck Island National Police Parade
Roads Affected: West Main Rd, form Middletown to Newport.
May 28, 2018 Jamestown Jamestown Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Watson Ave, North Main Rd, Narragansett Ave and Lawn Ave.
June 3, 2018 Jamestown Payton's Pace 5K
Roads Affected: Ft. Getty Rd, Beavertail Rd, Southwest Ave, West St, Howland Ave, and Hamilton Ave.
June 30, 2018 Bristol Independence Rhode Race
Roads Affected: Thames St, Constitution St, Hope St, Wood St, Mt Hope Ave, Dewolf Ave, State St, High St, Oliver St, East Bay Bike Path, Poppasquash Rd.
July 4, 2018 Bristol Bristol 4th of July Parade
Roads Affected: High St, State St, and Hope St.
Sept. 30, 2018 Little Compton 12th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed RIDE
Roads Affected: Sakonnet Pt. Rd, Peckham Rd, Long Hwy, Crosby Rd, Pottersville Rd, Mullin Hill Rd, Old Harbor Rd, and Adamsville Rd.

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

May 19, 2018 Smithfield St. Philip Youth Ministry 5K Color-a-Thon
Roads Affected: Putnum Pike, Smith Ave, Fanning Ln, and W. Greenville Rd.
May 28, 2018 Glocester Glocester Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Putnum Pike (Rte. 102 and Rte. 44) East to Acote Hill Cemetary.
May 28, 2018 Lincoln Lincoln Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Smithfield Ave, Higginson Ave, Walker St, Chapel St, and Great Rd.
July 15, 2018 Smithfield Sour Apple Running Festival
Roads Affected: Lisa Ann Dr, Deerfield Dr, Austin Ave, Mapleville Rd, Kristin Dr, Evans Rd, Long Entry Rd, Tarklin Rd.

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South County

March 4, 2018 Westerly The Ocean's Run
Roads Affected: Atlantic Ave and surrounding neighborhoods.
March 30, 2018 Narragansett St. Thomas Moore - Good Friday Walk
Roads Affected: Rodman St, Ocean Rd, Kingston Rd and Rockland St.
April 4, 2018 North Kingstown - Warwick Coffee Milk Marathon
Roads Affected: Affecting the Quidnessett neighborhoods between Roger Williams Way and Ives Road.
April 15, 2018 Narragansett MS Narragansett Walk
Roads Affected: South Pier Rd, Ocean Rd, Exchange St, Kingstown Rd, Narragansett Ave, Caswell Rd, and Boon St.
April 29, 2018 Narragansett RISP 5K Foot Pursuit
Roads Affected: Boston Neck Rd, Ocean Rd, South Pier Rd, Boon St, Kingstown Rd, Narragansett Ave.
May 5, 2018 Hopkinton, Richmond, Exeter, W. Greenwich, E. Greenwich Greasy Joes Gravel Ride
Roads Affected: For a full list of affected roads, visit:
May 6, 2018 Westerly Sneaks for Beaks 5K
Roads Affected: Atlantic Ave, Maplewood Ave, Bayberry Rd and Ocean View Hwy.
May 12, 2018 Narragansett/
South Kingstown
Narrow River Road Race
Roads Affected: Boston Neck Rd from Narragansett Beach to Old Boston Neck Rd to Middlebridge Rd.
May 12, 2018 Richmond The Rainbow Walk and Run
Roads Affected: Rte 138 to Heaton Orchard Rd, School House Rd and Beaver River Rd.
May 16, 2018 South Kingstown/
Matunuck Half Marathon 15K
Roads Affected: Matunuck School House Rd, Charlestwon Beach Rd, Potter Rd, Matunuck Beach Rd.
May 27, 2018 Charlestown Charlestown Memorial Parade
Roads Affected: Old Post Rd (Rt. 1A) from South Kingstown town line to King Tom Drive.
May 27, 2018 Exeter Exeter Memorial Parade
Roads Affected: Ten Rod Rd (Rte. 102) from Sunderland Rd to Widow Sweets Rd.
May 28, 2018 North Kingstown NK Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: West Main St, Brown St, Phillips St, Tower Hill Rd.
May 28, 2018 South Kingstown SK Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Holley Rd, Main St, and High St.
June 3, 2018 Westerly Corpus Christi Procession
Roads Affected: High St, Grove Ave, Granite St, and Elm St.
June 10, 2018 Narragansett 19th Annual KDMF 5K Road Race/Walk
Roads Affected: S. Pier Rd, Lambert St, Narragansett Ave, Kingstown Rd and Boone St.
June 10, 2018 Westerly Westerly Fire Dept. Firemen's Memorial Parade
Roads Affected: Union St, Broad St, Granite St, Grove Ave, High St, and Main St.
June 16, 2018 North Kingstown Jog for Julie & Dana Farber 5K
Roads Affected: Annaquatucket Rd, Tower Hill Rd, Phillips St, Boston Neck Rd, and Fairway Dr.
August 12, 2018 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.
August 26, 2018 North Kingstown Fierce Running Festival
Roads Affected: Roger Williams Way, Conway Ave, Cripe St, Mainsail Dr, Northrup Rd, Jones, Rd, Thompson Rd, Davisville Rd, Allen Arbor Rd, Romano Vineyard Way, and Commerce Park Way.

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West Bay

March 11, 2018 West Warwick St. Patricks Day Parade
Roads Affected: Washington St, Main St, to Town Hall.
March 18, 2018 Warwick It Takes a Village 5K
Roads Affected: Narragansett Pkwy, Cartney Dr, Country Club Dr, Dartmouth Ave, and Howie Ave.
March 19, 2018 Warwick Walking Tour of Historic Pawtuxet Village
Roads Affected: Post Rd, Remington Ave, Aborn Rd, and Narragansett Pkwy.
May 26-28, 2018 Warwick Gaspee Arts & Crafts Festival
Roads Affected: Narragansett Pkwy.
May 28, 2018 East Greenwich EG Memorial Day Parade
Roads Affected: Spring St, Mawney St, First Ave and Main St.
May 31, 2018 East Greenwich Dog Parade
Roads Affected: Main St, from Back to Basics Parking Lot to the Town Hall.
June 3, 2018 West Warwick Jason Pisano Memorial 5K
Roads Affected: Factory St, and the River Walk Bike Path
June 9, 2018 Warwick Gaspee Day Parade & 5K Road Race
Roads Affected: Narragansett Pkwy, Broad St and Rhodes Pl.
July 20, 2018 Warwick Moon Landing Anniversary Parade
Roads Affected: Winter Ave, West Shore Rd and Birchwood Ave.
July 21, 2018 Warwick Man on the Moon Parade
Roads Affected: Winter Ave, West Shore Rd and Birchwood Ave.

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