Taste of The Bay

Taste of The Bay 2021:
Reimagined For Our Partners

Save The Bay’s annual Taste of The Bay fundraiser has always been a celebration of the flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay. For years, our guests have convened at our beautiful Providence Bay Center to enjoy delicious samplings of local food and drink—all donated by local restaurants, shellfishermen, bakeries, breweries and wineries. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the ticket sales supported Save The Bay’s efforts to protect and improve Narragansett Bay.

For the second year in a row, we are reimagining the event as a fundraiser for our partners in the local food and beverage industry, instead! All proceeds will be evenly distributed among our loyal Taste of The Bay vendors who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 virtual Taste of The Bay event concluded on June 30, 2021.
Thank you to all who supported this event and joined us in helping our partners! 

Businesses benefiting from this year's Taste of The Bay fundraiser include:

Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti
Use code savethebay for $2.00 off a 6- or 12-pack of biscotti when you shop on their website!

GG’s Pretzels

Gooseneck Vineyards
Rhode Island residents are invited to a complimentary tasting at the winery on Tuesdays through Thursdays. (Non-Rhode Island residents can receive 10% off and free shipping on orders of 6 bottles or more.)

Grey Sails Brewing

KEEL Vodka

Knead Doughnuts
Visit any Knead Doughnut location and receive a free donut when you mention that you support Taste of The Bay!

Taste of The Bay is an annual showcase of some of the best food our state has to offer. Although Save The Bay has had to change the event to accommodate for COVID-19, they continue to support Rhode Island's small businesses, its local food and beverage community, as well as its ecological health. Save the Bay is an extraordinary organization that has been helping to clean and educate people about Narragansett Bay for 50 years. We are honored to partner with them.
- Kelley McShane, managing partner of the Granny Squibb Company (2020)

Explore past Taste of The Bay events:

When you buy a ticket before June 30, you'll be donating to the local businesses whose products you've enjoyed at Taste of The Bay year after year!
Annual Meeting & Taste of The Bay, 2019

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors:


The Arbella Insurance Foundation logo, features dark blue text and a double masted sailing vessel

Thanks for being a 50th Anniversary Sponsor, National Grid!



Rexel Energy Solutions logo, blue with white text

Many thanks for UNFI for joining us as a yearlong sponsor!


Thank you, Conanicut Marine Services, for sponsoring Save The Bay in 2020!


Save The Bay is also grateful to receive ongoing support from the following partners… 

The Granny Squibb Company logo
The Granny Squibb Company donates a portion of the proceeds from their “Charlie’s Cranberry” tea to Save The Bay.
Green River Silver, Co. Logo
Green River Silver, Co. donates a portion of the proceeds of their “Rhode Island” line to Save The Bay.

Interested in becoming a Save The Bay sponsor or partner?

For information about participating in or sponsoring this great event, contact Leanne Danielsen or call 401-272-3540 x140.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.