FOO FEST returns to downtown Providence on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 1 PM to 1 AM for 12 more incredible hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, hands-on interactive art experiences from local artists, makers, and like-minded arts and cultural organizations, DIY technology, delectable food and drink, and much more, all highlighting arts, culture, and creativity in Providence and the Ocean State!
MOMS, DADS, AND KIDS: Foo Fest is kid and family-friendly from 1 – 6 PM! AS220 is pleased to announce GREG COOK and KARI PERCIVAL as the Artists in Residence for Foo Fest 2017, presenting “FOO-TOPIA NOW”! They’re already cooking up some awesome hands-on activities and projects for you to enjoy both leading up to and on the day of Foo Fest! And did someone there’s going to be a parade happening??? We LOVE parades! You can also look forward to a whole slew of offerings from local artists and makers, and arts-centric organizations, as well as your favorite local restaurateurs and food & drink vendors! More news on this front as it develops.
FOO FEST is AS220’s annual summer block party, held outdoors and inside on Empire Street in Providence, highlighting the incredible arts, music, creative, and cultural scene brewing right here in Providence, Rhode Island. AS220 has been hosting an annual celebration under the name of Foo Fest, or Fool’s Ball, since 1995.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th, 2017 /// 1 PM – 1 AM (Family-friendly 1-6pm!)
$10 in advance / $15 day of / Kids 10 and under FREE
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2017 FOO SPONSORS: Providence Tourism Council, Revival Brewing Co., Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island, McLaughlin & Moran, Inc., 95.5 WBRU, Motif Magazine, Take Magazine, Kidoinfo, DBVW Architects, Pezzuco Construction, Main Street Resources, The Stable, Cornish Associates, The Dean Hotel, Narragansett Brewing Company, Pella Windows and Doors, Providence2GO, Regency Plaza Apartments, Nadeau Wadovick Certified Public Accountants, Kahn Litwin Renza and Co., Blick Art Materials, Barbara Sokoloff Associates, DASH Bicycle, Ellie’s Bakery, Dave’s Coffee