TIMELESS GARDENS: RHODE ISLAND FLOWER SHOW
Spring is sprung very early in Providence, Rhode Island’s capital, where the 17th Annual Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show has been a magnet for early Spring fun.
Held at the Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence from February 18 to 21 this year, the Rhode Island Flower Show attracts over 30,000 attendees every year, showcasing more than 30 garden displays and some 250 garden marketplace vendors. There are demonstrations and lectures, with an emphasis on organic gardening Take the kids for some family fun.
Providence, Rhode Island seamlessly blends the urban sophistication of a big city with the graceful charm of a small town. Sightseers leisurely glide in gondolas on the Providence River, past gleaming office buildings. Cobblestone streets lead to some of the finest restaurants in the country.
With a thriving arts district, a commitment to historical preservation, and a sophisticated nightlife, Providence offers a variety of entertainment options. The Bank of America Skating Center, located in the heart of the city, offers winter fun for the whole family. Tony award-winning Trinity Repertory Company draws throngs of theatergoers into the city. Children will delight in the sights and spectacles at the Roger Williams Park Zoo and the Providence Children's Museum.
Providence is a very compact and walkable city. Add the rich culture of top restaurants, acclaimed theater, and a renaissance art scene that the Ocean State is known for and you've got the perfect destination for that early start to Spring.
For more information about top events in Rhode Island, take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Rhode Island at www.topeventsusa.com/state-events-rhode-island.html
Or, take a look at the official web site for Providence at www.goprovidence.com/