Block Island Restaurant Week

June 10 to 16
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 1:45pm

Calling all foodies!

Block Island Restaurant Week takes place from June 10 to 16 this year and lots of restaurants on the island offer great specials, oyster tastings, wine tastings, beer tastings and other fun food events.

The Block Island Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Block Island Restaurant Week and the Blue Ticket drawing.  Participating restaurants offer a two course Prix-fix lunch and a three course Prix-fix dinner. In addition, stores, restaurants, hotels, inns will be participating in the Blue Ticket Drawing.  Each time you spend $25 in a participating business, you will receive a blue ticket entering you into a drawing for cash prizes at weeks end. On Sunday, June 10, there will be a fun food event "A Taste of the Island" at BIMI from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.   Sample the fare of a dozen island restaurants, pick up menus and talk to the chefs.  Proceeds of this event benefit Helping Hands, the Block Island Food Bank. Because you will need to work up an appetite to fully take advantage of the week, other specials during the week include discounts on bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, mopeds and cars.

Stop by the Chamber of Commerce to pick up a list of events and restaurant menus or visit www.BIrestaurantweek.com to read the menus participating restaurants or visit the Facebook page "Block Island Restaurant Week" to read more about the events, menus, discounts and offers.

Restaurant Week Events

Everyday, June 10-16

  •  Complimentary sand chairs at Ballards Inn
  • Island Mopeds – 2 for 1 on bikes also free bikes for kids under 12 years
  • 50% off all bike rentals at Old Harbor Bike Shop
  • 20% off all moped and car rentals at Old Harbor Bike Shop
  • Make any purchase at Mutt Hut and receive a free dog treat. (Limit 1 per customer)
  • 10% off all cookbooks at Island Bound Bookstore
  • Tour the 1661 Inn Animal Farm

Sunday, June 10th

  • 9 - 9:45 a.m. Spin Cycle at BIMI email:biislandfitness@gmail.com
  • 9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Core Stretch at BIMI email:biislandfitness@gmail.com
  • 12 - 3 p.m. Pond and Beyond – Kayak rentals for 1 hour (single boat) $15 Tandem $25. Kids mini kayak lesson (reservation required) $20
  • 7 – 11 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 3 - 4 p.m. Wine Tasting and $1 Oysters at Beachead $10
  • 4  – 5 p.m. Tacos and Tequila Tasting at Kimberly’s $15
  • 5 - 9 p.m. Tapas on the Lawn at the Atlantic Inn
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and Desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7-10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

Monday, June 11th

 

  •  7 - 7:45 a.m. Rise & Ride at BIMI emai:biislandfitness@gmail.com
  • 10 - 3 p.m. Pond & Beyond 466-5105 – Kayak Rentals (single) $20, (double) $30 up to 3 hours
  • 2 - 6 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 5 - 7 p.m. Opening Reception for Walking Festival @ McAloon’s
  • 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Move 360 at BIMI email: biislandfitness@gmail.com
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7-10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

Tuesday, June 12th

 

  • Walking Festival, Tuesday and Wednesday, two days choose three walks per day, sign up on Active.com Cost $40 per person.
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pond & Beyond 466-5105 – Kayak Rentals (single) $20, (double) $30 up to 3 hours
  • 2 – 6 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m. Gentle Cycle email:biislandfitness@gmail.com
  • 5 p.m. -1 a.m. Block Island Music Festival at Capt. Nick’s
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and Desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7-10 pm Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

Wednesday, June 13th

 

  • 7 – 7:45 a.m. Rise & Ride at BIMI
  • 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Island Flow Yoga with Jill at BIMI
  • Walking Festival — Tuesday and Wednesday, choose three walks per day. Sign up on Active.com Cost $40 per person
  • 9  – 11:30 a.m. Block Island Farmer’s Market at The Spring House
  • 10-3 p.m. Pond & Beyond – Kayak Rentals (single) $20, (double) $30 up to 3 hours. 466-5105
  • 2 – 6 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Walking Festival closing reception @ Island Bound Book Store
  • 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Block Island Music Festival at Capt. Nick’s
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7-10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

 

Thursday, June 14th

  • 8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Joy Ride with Emily at BIMI
  • 10 - 3 p.m. Pond & Beyond  –  Kayak Rentals (single) $20, (double) $30 up to 3 hours. 466-5105
  • 2 - 6 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 5  - 9 p.m. Night Market on Dodge Street
  • 5 - 9 p.m. Turn Your Favorite Song Lyric into a Work of Art @ Darius Inn
  • 5 - 9 p.m. Tapas on the Lawn at the Atlantic Inn
  • 5 p.m. - 1 a.m. Block Island Music Festival at Capt. Nick’s
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and Desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7 - 10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

Friday, June 15th

 

  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Slow Motion Yoga at BIMI
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pond & Beyond  – 10-3pm Kayak Rentals (single) $20, (double) $30 up to 3 hours.466-5105
  • 3 - 4 p.m. Wine Tasting and $1 Oysters at Beachead $10
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Grand Opening “Block Island Oyster Bar & Grill” @ Champlin’s Resort ~ Celebrate Summer ~ Champagne ~ Beer and Oysters $15
  • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tapas on the Lawn at the Atlantic Inn
  • 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Block Island Music Festival at Capt. Nick’s
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7-11 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 7-10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

 

Saturday, June 16

 

  • 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Step it up at BIMI
  • 2 - 6 p.m. The Drama Kings music at Ballards Inn
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Move 360 at BIMI
  • 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Block Island Music Festival at Capt. Nick’s
  • 5  – 9 p.m. Tapas on the Lawn at the Atlantic Inn
  • 6 – 10 p.m. John Brazil acoustic music at Ballards Inn
  • 6 p.m. Flaming Coffee and Desserts at the 1661 Inn
  • 7 - 10 p.m. Cocktail service and dining by the fire pit at the National Hotel

 

 

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