Special Events & Fundraisers
Our signature event, the Save The Bay Swim is a celebration of the cleanup of Narragansett Bay since 1970. As many as 500 swimmers and kayakers participate in this iconic two-mile, open-water swim across Narragansett Bay’s East Passage to raise critical funds and awareness toward our efforts protect and restore the Narragansett Bay region.
International Coastal Cleanup
Save The Bay is proud to coordinate Rhode Island’s participation in the International Coastal Cleanup, bringing more than 2,200 local volunteers together with over a half-million volunteers worldwide to remove litter and marine debris from our beautiful beaches and shorelines.
This Bayside celebration of the flavors, sights, and sounds of Narragansett Bay follows Save The Bay’s annual meeting. Enjoy a delicious sampling of locally-grown, harvested, and prepared food and drinks from local chefs, shell fisherman, bakeries, breweries, wineries and more, while taking in beautiful scenery and live music!
Annual Meeting and Environmental Awards
Our annual membership meeting is our opportunity to highlight our accomplishments and the support of our members in achieving those accomplishments and to recognize a number of environmental heroes through our annual environmental awards celebration. The annual meeting immediately precedes our Taste of the Bay event.
Artists for The Bay Show & Sale
More than 60 local artists, artisans, and jewelry-makers come together to share their talents and passion for Narragansett Bay in this Art Show & Sale benefitting Save The Bay. Timed perfectly for holiday shopping, the show features painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, textiles, mixed media and more.