Summer Ethnic Food Festivals in New England
Heritage Day Festival
Rhode Island State House Lawn
jct. Gaspee & Francis Sts.
Music, dance, crafts, and food from cultures around the world represent the diversity of Rhode Island’s citizens: African American, Bolivian, Cape Verdean, German, Guatemalan, Indian, Irish, Korean, Laotian, Panamanian, Portuguese, and Puerto Rican.
Inn at Danbury & Alphorn Bistro
67 Route 104
Plenty of lederhosen and accordions, along with wheat beer, wurst, and a potato-pancake eating contest.
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral & Greek Cultural Center
22 St. George Road, off Main St.
Food, music, dancing, art and cultural exhibits, kids’ activities, cathedral and chapel tours, Greek vendors, and more great food.
Glendi Greek Culture & Heritage Festival
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
650 Hanover St.
The largest Greek fest north of Boston features three large tents of food, from lamb dinners and real gyros (lamb and beef) to spinach pie and baklava (walnut or pecan).