A Complete Guide to the Rock Garden Party

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11 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Downtown Providence – Find the action on Westminster Street between Dorrance and Mathewson streets, and in the parking lot adjacent to Grant’s Block. 

Here’s what to expect:


From pizza to pretzels to poke bowls, there’s something for everyone! Pro tip: bring a crew so you can EAT IT ALL.

You’re going to get thirsty eating all that great food — enjoy beer, wine or cocktails from local breweries and bars in between your food stops.

  • Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails
  • Trinity Brewhouse
  • Hometown Poké
  • Ellie’s Bakery – Macaron Millie
  • Durk’s Bar•B•Q
  • Poco Loco Tacos
  • The Malted Barley
  • Brunch Belly
  • Weenie Wizard
  • The Eddy
  • Kleos
  • Oberlin
  • Tricycle Ice Cream
  • Small Point Café
  • Ming’s Asian Street Food
  • Fancheezical
  • Buddha Belly
  • Red’s Rhode Island


  • Face painting with Art on the Spot
  • Complimentary kids’ activities with Providence Children’s Museum in Grant’s Block
  • DIY tissue paper flowers outside of Homestyle
  • Chalk and games on Westminster Street
  • More springy surprises!


*New* this year, we’re SO excited to welcome vendors from local farms and floral design studios! Browse plants, produce, cut flowers, DIY arrangements, and get tips from area gardening experts.

  • White Barn Farm
  • URI Master Gardeners
  • What Cheer Flower Farm
  • Blooming Artisan
  • Young Family Farm
  • Young Designs
  • Groden Greenhouse
  • Jacavone Garden Center
  • Little State Flower Company & Bella Flower Truck
  • Russell Stafford, Plantsman


Also new this year, 20 picnic tables will be available on Westminster Street to sit, eat, relax. Tables are first come, first served – please be courteous!


DJ Studebaker Hawk will be spinning all day from Westminster & Eddy streets! Plus, enjoy live performances:

  • 12:30 PM: Vulgarrity
  • 2:00 PM: The Low Cards
  • 3:30 PM: The Devilfish


The Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale returns, with 50 vendors selling records, vintage finds, and handmade goods:

  • Affa Dot Designs
  • Big Wheel Vintage
  • Botanie
  • Candy’s Curiosities & Vintage
  • Catparty
  • Chic Sh*t
  • Coast 2 Coasters LLC
  • Colonel’s Collectibles
  • Dave Hudon Records
  • Design WhatHaveYou
  • Draper & Co.
  • Duque Skate Art
  • Esoterica Jewelry
  • Eyecandy Wearable Art
  • Fashions By Paul
  • Ginas Creations and Vintage
  • Goldenhour Goods
  • Hammered
  • Henna By Heather
  • Hooked With Yarn Shop
  • Iamtra
  • Inside My Cranium
  • I want a pony/co-op#13
  • James Polisky
  • J Marcel
  • Joshua Gravel Records
  • Midway Antiques and Collectibles
  • Milkcan Industries
  • Narragansett Beer
  • The Nevermind Shop
  • Pinscript
  • Purchase Street Records
  • Records The Good Kind
  • Red Rabbit Vintage
  • Retro Robot Shop
  • Sarah Kelly Ceramics
  • SepiaLupus Collection
  • Sir Milky Quartz
  • The Blank Space Collection
  • The Sneaky Penguin
  • Swamp Yankee
  • Vintage Ginger’s Closet
  • Wandering Bird Design
  • What Cheer Records + Vintage
  • Wisheyeveiw
  • X-Ray Vision Vintage
  • Zooguu Handmade Decor

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