Band concerts, art festivals, and other activities are regular Wilcox Park attractions.
Garden Market Fair
Big plant sale held on the grounds, over 20 local vendors setup to sell everything garden-related as well as Park Volunteers hosting the “Kids Corner” and selling plant material originated from the park.
May 19, 2013
Virtu Art Festival
Chamber of Commerce organizes large art sale featuring artists from throughout southern New England.
May 25 & 26, 2013
Memorial Day Ceremonies
The annual re-dedication of the library as a living Civil War memorial.
May 27, 2013
Summer Pops Concert
The Chorus of Westerly organizes a spectacular concert featuring the Boston Pops as well as many smaller acts. A dazzling firework display is the grand finale to the concert. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket. June 22, 2013 (Rain dates: June 23, June 24)
Town Band concerts
See one of the oldest community bands in the country. The Westerly Town Band was established in 1852 and has been performing since then with a brief 4-year hiatus several of the band members took to serve our country in the Civil War. Since the creation of the park and the construction of the Bandstand in 1902, the Westerly Town Band has been filling the park air with music annually.
- Neighbor Day: May 19, 2013 at 1:30pm
- Children's Concert & Teddy Bear Picnic:
June 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm (Rain date June 15th)
- Evening Concert: July 24, 2013 at 7:00 pm
(Rain date July 25th)
- Evening Concert: August 14, 2013 at 6:30pm (Rain date August 15th)
Shakespeare in the Park
The Colonial Theater performs works of the Bard in Wilcox Park. Bring dinner and a blanket to make the most of this wonderful event. TBA
Holiday arrangement workshop
Held in the library, the workshop helps everyone in attendance get into the holiday spirit by offering materials and advice on how to create your own holiday arrangements.