Please Join OSDRI for our 3rd year presenting the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial. The memorial will be displayed from Friday, May 25th – Monday, May 28th at The Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park. The event is FREE kid-friendly, and open to the public.
Friday May 25th PVD Food Truck Events @ Roger Williams Park at the carousel. Grab dinner and then come see the memorial!
Sunday May 27th PVD Food Trucks food 11 a.m. Then there will be more trucks coming around 5 p.m. in preparation for the FREE patriotic concert and patriotic laser light show!
6:00 p.m. – Patriotic Concert by the Governor’s RI National Guard 88th Army Band
8:30 p.m. – Patriotic laser light show This is funded in part by the Providence Arts and Tourism Council and promises to be a great addition to the event!
Don’t forget FREE public admission to the memorial, the concert and the patriotic laser light show!
All ages welcome
In 2016, OSDRI launched the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial with the widely acclaimed and dramatic display of nearly 7,000 military boots. Each boot is adorned with a name placard and an American flag representing each American service member killed in action in the Global War on Terror. The first of its kind, the display garnered local and national news coverage for the past two years and sadly, the memorial continues to grow in size each year.