Things To Do in December

Discover the best things to do in Rhode Island this month, including family-friendly activities, festivals, performances, food events and shows. Here are our top picks:

  • All aboard! We rode the Blackstone Valley Polar Express and, yes, it’s just as magical as you’d think. Read more here.
  • Get your shopping done (and indulge in a little complimentary wine), plus other events in your December Bucket List.
Dec
12
Thu
Rooftop Rock with Drummer Timmy J @ Rooftop at the Providence G
Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Rooftop Rock with Drummer Timmy J @ Rooftop at the Providence G | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Come enjoy the sounds of one of the Rooftop’s best and most unique performers, Drummer Timmy J! With his electric drum kit, Timmy J’s beats are irresistible. Performing every Thursday from 9 p.m. – Midnight.

Dec
13
Fri
Office Space Fridays with Drummer Timmy J at GPub @ Providence GPub
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 11:45 am
Office Space Fridays with Drummer Timmy J at GPub @ Providence GPub | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Join us to celebrate reaching the weekend! We have half priced apps in the bar area from 2-6 p.m. and feature Drummer Timmy J starting at 9:30 p.m.

Seventh Annual Whiskey Wonderland Holiday Bazaar @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Seventh Annual Whiskey Wonderland Holiday Bazaar @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Throw the holiday stress away, skip the traffic and long lines at the mall and join Sons of Liberty for a great night of awesome local vendors, craft drinks, live music and delicious food. The air will be full of holiday cheer and the tasting room will have everything you possibly need for a fun-filled night.

Friday, 12/13 from 5-10 p.m.
– Twenty-one and older only
– More than thirty of the best local artisans (curated by Field of Artisans)
– Live music from Brian James Jazz from 6-9 p.m.
– Food trucks from PVD Food Truck Events
– Famous barrel tree lighting at 8 p.m.

Saturday, 12/14 from 1-10 p.m.
– Twenty-one and older after 5 p.m.
– More than thirty of the best local artisans (curted by Field of Artisans)
– Live music from James DeSalvo III from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
– Live music from Spumante from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
– Food vendors inside from PVD Food Truck Events

Sons of Liberty will be serving their award-winning whiskies, a variety of draft beers and the best craft cocktails found in South County (no tours or flights). They’ll also be releasing limited two limited edition whiskies that are an absolute must-have for any whiskey lover.

OceanCliff Holiday Gala @ OceanCliff
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
OceanCliff Holiday Gala @ OceanCliff | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join us at OceanCliff’s tenth Annual Holiday Gala for a festive evening of food, cocktails, and holiday cheer!

Cocktail hour upon arrival followed by a three-course dinner and live entertainment.

$90 per person
includes tax and gratuity

Dec
14
Sat
College Football Saturdays at GPub @ Providence GPub
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 11:45 am
College Football Saturdays at GPub @ Providence GPub | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Cheer for your team during College Football Saturdays at GPub, and enjoy tailgate platters with your friends! With seventeen LED TVs, we can screen any and every game.

Seventh Annual Whiskey Wonderland Holiday Bazaar @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Seventh Annual Whiskey Wonderland Holiday Bazaar @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Throw the holiday stress away, skip the traffic and long lines at the mall and join Sons of Liberty for a great night of awesome local vendors, craft drinks, live music and delicious food. The air will be full of holiday cheer and the tasting room will have everything you possibly need for a fun-filled night.

Friday, 12/13 from 5-10 p.m.
– Twenty-one and older only
– More than thirty of the best local artisans (curated by Field of Artisans)
– Live music from Brian James Jazz from 6-9 p.m.
– Food trucks from PVD Food Truck Events
– Famous barrel tree lighting at 8 p.m.

Saturday, 12/14 from 1-10 p.m.
– Twenty-one and older after 5 p.m.
– More than thirty of the best local artisans (curted by Field of Artisans)
– Live music from James DeSalvo III from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
– Live music from Spumante from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
– Food vendors inside from PVD Food Truck Events

Sons of Liberty will be serving their award-winning whiskies, a variety of draft beers and the best craft cocktails found in South County (no tours or flights). They’ll also be releasing limited two limited edition whiskies that are an absolute must-have for any whiskey lover.

Tammy Pescatelli @ Greenwich Odeum
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
Tammy Pescatelli @ Greenwich Odeum | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

Arguably one of the hardest working women in comedy today, Tammy Pescatelli brings brassy sexiness with a bold female voice of witty sarcasm to her audiences, holding her own on the topics of sports, television, dating and family life using tongue-in-cheek humor. She is relatable to every audience member-male and female. After seeing Tammy perform, nearly everyone wishes she was their best friend or sister!

Just signed to Git R’ Done Records, Larry the Cable Guy’s label, Tammy will take funny back in time with her new album “#TBT: Throwback Tammy”. #TBT is set for release on May 3rd. “Tammy Pescatelli’s :Way After School Special”, her new special, was filmed in early 2018, and is a highly anticipated follow up to Tammy’s award winning one hour Netflix (now Amazon Prime) special, “Finding the Funny.” Release date fall 2019.

Tammy has had recent big appearances on The View, Guy’s Grocery Games:Comics Compete and The Howard Stern Show and her being chosen by Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg to be a part of their Dirty, Sexy, Funny franchise that included a hilarious all-female slate of standup comedians comedy special on EPIX/ Hulu, a touring show and a pilot for A and E.

Tickets to this event include an additional $5 Historic Restoration Fee which assists in restorations and repairs of the Greenwich Odeum. When purchasing tickets online, an additional $2 convenience fee per transaction will be applied. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable

Dec
15
Sun
Field of Artisans and Whalers Brewing Company @ Whalers Brewing Company
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Field of Artisans and Whalers Brewing Company @ Whalers Brewing Company | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

It’s time for our annual holiday collaboration with Whalers Brewing Company.

Field of Artisans will be in the taproom Sundays in December before Christmas! We can’t wait to be sipping a Rise while hanging with artists. Together we create a contagious energy! Different Artists every Sunday.

Positive People and Creative Brews and Unique Artists

www.fieldofartisans.com
Artisan spots are filled.

Field of Artisans x Whalers Brewing Company @ Whalers Brewing Company
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Field of Artisans x Whalers Brewing Company @ Whalers Brewing Company | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

It’s time for the Field of Artisans annual holiday collaboration with Whalers Brewing Company!

Field of Artisans will be in the taproom every Sunday December leading up to Christmas. Sip a rise while hanging out with artists. Different artists every Sunday!

Field of Artisans was established in the summer of 2015. A collaboration of local artists, photographers, designers, builders and musicians, these creative minds come together to showcase their work, network and get exposure.

Positive People + Creative Brews + Unique Artists

Tailgate Sundays at GPub @ Providence GPub
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Tailgate Sundays at GPub @ Providence GPub | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

With tailgate platter promos and our popular ten ounce prime rib special (served with au jus and horseradish cream, mashed potato and vegetables, limited availability), GPub is your relaxed game day destination to catch all the football action!