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
November 25 Barrington 18th Annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K
Roads Affected: Washington Rd, Lincoln Ave, Middle Highway, North Lake Dr, Bay Spring Ave, East Bay Bike Path, Narragansett Ave, Haines Park Rd, Crown Ave.

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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
September 24 Smithfield Smithfield Lions 5K Road Race
Roads Affected: Pleasant View Ave ( Rte. 116 )

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South County

Date
City/Town
Event
October 22 Narragansett Gansett Half Marathon Road Race
Roads Affected: Ocean Road, Earle's Court, Gibson Avenue, Kinney Avenue, Old Pt. Judith Road, Route 108/Pt. Judith Road, Clarke Road, Pilgrim Avenue, Calef Avenue, Nichols Rd
October 29 Narragansett Ocean State Road Races
Roads Affected: Narragansett Post Rd and South Kingstown Middlebridge Rd areas
November 11 North Kingstown Veterans Day Parade
Roads Affected: West Main St, Brown St, Boston Neck Rd, Fairway Dr.
November 11 South Kingstown Veterans Day Parade
Roads Affected: Holley Rd, Main St, High St.
November 12 Westerly Setting the Pace for Conservation
Roads Affected: Watch Hill Rd, Avondale Rd, Champlin Dr, Grassland Way, Kings Way, Quail Run, Fox Run, Shepards, Run
November 19 Wakefield Mews Tavern Gear N' Beer 6.9 k
Roads Affected: Main St, Wright Ave, Highland Ave, Willard Ave, Allen Ave, South Rd, Old Post Rd.

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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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