Island Events & Attractions

What's open on Block Island?

It's officially the Shoulder Season on Block Island.  While most places were open this summer, with Covid-19 restrictions, some have started closing for the season. Here we will attempt to keep you updated on what is open. Block Island, like the rest of Rhode Island, follows regulations on mask wearing and social distancing.

This list was updated on November 24, 2020.

 

Beaches: Open

Town Beach Pavilion bathrooms, lifeguards, consessions and rentals: Closed

Town Beach Pavilion showers: Closed

Greenway Trails: Open

Mohegan Bluffs Overlook and Stairs down to beach: Open

Southeast Lighthouse and North Lighthouse: Grounds open.  Buildings closed.

1661 Inn Animal Farm: Open

Ball O’Brien Park (Tennis, basketball, skate, picnic pavilion): Open

Ball O’Brien Park (Swings, play structure): Closed

School: Open

Library: Building open.  Grounds open for fast wifi.  Online and outdoor programming available 401-466-3233

Post Office: Open

Bank: Open

Block Island Grocery: Open

Block Island Depot: Open

Block Island Ferry (Point Judith): Running. www.blockislandferry.com

Block Island High Speed Ferry (Point Judith): Done for Season. www.blockislandferry.com

Block Island/Newport Ferry (Fall River): Done for Season

Block Island Express Ferry (New London): Done for Season www.goblockisland.com

Block Island Montauk Ferry: Done for Season www.vikingfleet.com

New England Airlines (Westerly): Running. www.blockislandsairline.com

Moped/Bike/Car Rentals: Available but weather dependent.  Call ahead.

http://www.blockislandinfo.com/what-to-do/bike-and-moped-and-car-rental

Kayak/paddleboard/surf rentals: Closed for Season.

http://www.blockislandinfo.com/what-to-do/sports-and-recreation/kayak-and-sup-and-surf-rentals

Harbors: Moorings/pumpout/dinghy dock/launch: Services done for season.  Call 401-466-3204

Town Old Harbor Dock/Marina: Call 401-466-3235

Salon/Spa: Open but Appointment only;

Koru Eco Spa: 401-360-4606

Salt Hair Shop: 401-632-8323

 

Restaurants:

Restaurants and Cafes on Block Island that are  open offer outdoor and indoor seating as well as take-out options.  Capacity is limited so reservations are recommended. Please call business or visit their website for hours and menus.

http://www.blockislandinfo.com/what-to-do/dining

This link will take you to an updated list of Chamber of Commerce Member's hours post Labor Day:

https://blockislandchamber.com/pdfs/DINING.pdf

 

Café’s: Open

 

Cracked Mug 401-466-2233

Odd Fellows Café 401-466-2250

 

 

Shopping:

Many shops on Block Island are still open on weekends, some open 7 days.  Masks are required and the number of people per store is limited.  Most Block Island shops added an online store as well this year!

http://www.blockislandinfo.com/what-to-do/shopping   

 

Hotels/Inns/B&B: Some open:

1661 Inn

Inn at Spring House

Blue Dory/Avonlea

http://www.blockislandinfo.com/where-to-stay

 

Private Marinas: Closed for season.

Block Island Boat Basin

Payne's Dock

Champlin's Marina

 

Taxi Service:

McAloon's Taxi Service 401-741-1410
Clark's Cab 401-466-5839

Sueann - 401-742-0436

   

 


Date(s)
September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Block Island
Block Island, RI 02807
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