News About Gaspee Days

Gaspee Days COVID-19 Announcement

Published 04/05/2020

The Gaspee Days Committee has been continually monitoring  the State of Rhode Island COVID-19 guidelines.It is with a heavy heart that the Committee announces the cancellation of our 2020 celebration. This cancellation includes the Arts and Crafts Festival, the Road Race and the Parade.  Again, ALL Gaspee Days events are cancelled.The work of our Gaspee...

CANCELED/Walking Tour of Historic Pawtuxet Village

Published 03/15/2020

The Gaspee Days Committee Walking Tour of Historic Pawtuxet Village originally scheduled for May 18, 2020 has been canceled out of an abundance of caution.  The Gaspee Days Committee working closely with the Walking Tour Planning Committee felt in lieu of the school closures combined with the general uncertainty  as to how the virus my play...

Volunteer of the Year!

Published 06/21/2019

Congratulations to Gaspee Days Committee member and 5K Road Race Chair Roger Farren!! Tonight at our final meeting of the season, Gaspee Days President Ryan Giviens presented the Whipple Award recognizing outstanding volunteer of the year to Roger! Thank you Roger!!!

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...