News About Gaspee Days

Senator Jack Reed

Published 05/21/2019

​​​ U.S. Senator Jack Reed, a West Point graduate and Former Army Ranger, to be Honored at Gaspee Days Parade   WARWICK: The Gaspee Days Committee is pleased to announce the selection of The Honorable Jack Reed as the Parade Mace Bearer.  Rhode Island's 46th United States Senator, Jack Reed, will carry the historical Rhode Island Mace down...

Gaspee Days Parade Grand Marshal

Published 05/17/2019

WARWICK, RI – On Monday, May 6, 2019, the Gaspee Days Parade Co-Chairs Katelyn Perlini and Andrew Brown formally announced John Reckner, founder of Passion for Pumpkins and creator of the Roger Williams Park Zoo annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular as the Gaspee Days Parade Grand Marshal. From a grand hemlock tree decorated with illuminated pumpkins to a...

Parade Statement

Published 06/15/2018

The volunteers of the Gaspee Days Committee are deeply saddened that any of our dedicated spectators of the 53rd annual parade were offended by the American Civil War reenactment groups use of the Confederate flag.  The inclusion of this portion of the parade was not intended to offend and we sincerely apologize.  Moving forward, the...

Happy Gaspee Days

Published 06/05/2018

Happy Gaspee Days! The Gaspee Days Committee is ready!! We have been planning since early September of 2017! So here is our list of things to do! 1. Register for the Gaspee Days 5K on our website 2. Place your chair on Parade route early Saturday 3. Join us at 8 am for a non denominational Ecumenical Service celebrating...

Gaspee Mace

Published 05/15/2018

The Gaspee Days Committee is pleased to announce the honor of carrying The mace at the head of this years parade has been given to Col. Ron Barnes of the Pawtuxet Rangers.   For the first time, no one will be in front of the Pawtuxet Rangers as the Gaspee Days parade kicks off.  Col Barnes is...