even more gorgeous than summer!
to 18, gives guests a chance to sample the island's inns, res-
taurants, and activities at a deep discount. Popular annual
celebrations include the Fourth of July, of course, but also
races such as the Shad Bloom Run in early May, the August
triathlon, and September's 15K Run Around the Block; art
and music festivals throughout the summer including the
the the Soap Box Derby and the Arts and Crafts Guild /
Farmers' Market Fair, as well as new favorites, such as the
Glass Floats Treasure Hunts, in which visitors and islanders
alike comb beaches and trails for handblown fishing-float-
style glass balls stamped with an island image.
Day, and the Groundhog Day census. Find a full listing of
events in 2016 at blockislandinfo.com.