Pawtucket Arts Festival's annual food fest returns Sept. 5

Pawtucket Arts Festival's annual food fest returns Sept. 5

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival's annual food festival, this year renamed the Blackstone River Party/Taste of the Valley, returns on Friday evening, Sept. 5, rain or shine.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event runs to 8 p.m. in downtown Pawtucket at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave. Enjoy food and dessert samplings from some of the finest restaurants in Pawtucket and surrounding communities.

There will be a cash bar. Fat City Band will play from 6 to 8 p.m. Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Revolution will play from 8:30 to 11 p.m.

Tickets will be sold at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St. Admission is $10 but children younger than 12 get in free. Call 401-724-5200.