News About Gaspee Days

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...

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...