Things to do in Edgewood

Edgewood, located in the scenic city of Cranston, Rhode Island, offers visitors a delightful mix of coastal charm and historical intrigue. This neighborhood is particularly celebrated for its easy access to Narragansett Bay, providing ample opportunities for boating, kayaking, and peaceful waterfront strolls. The heart of Edgewood, Pawtuxet Village, is a hub of activity with its array of quaint shops, local eateries, and vibrant cafes, perfect for leisurely afternoons soaking in local culture and cuisine. The area is rich in history, evident in its well-preserved architecture and the annual Gaspee Days Parade, which commemorates one of the earliest acts of rebellion against British rule during the American Revolution. For those interested in outdoor activities, the nearby Roger Williams Park offers a zoo, botanical center, and natural history museum, making Edgewood an ideal spot for both relaxation and exploration.

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Welcome to Edgewood

Edgewood is unique because it’s surrounded on all sides by amenities and desirable areas — Pawtuxet Village (south), Providence (north), Roger Williams Park (west) and Narragansett Bay (east). This gives residents quite a bit of access and freedom in one place:

  • Take a short walk or bike ride to Pawtuxet for local shopping and restaurants
  • Walk along the Bay paths and enjoy the views
  • Have an outing at Roger Williams Park, see an event or visit the Zoo
  • Travel into the heart of Providence at moments notice for a night out (Downcity is only two miles north, no highways necessary!)

Is the Edgewood real estate market competitive?

Yes, there’s no doubt Edgewood has become one of the top spots to live — not only in Cranston, but the entire metro-Providence area! It’s rare to find a city neighborhood that is quiet, friendly, charming, so close to everything and maintains a “community feel” to it.

Homes for sale in Edgewood usually cover a wide variety, including single family, multi-family and condominiums. Depending on the street, you can find homes for sale anywhere between $240,000 — $2,200,000+. Generally speaking, the closer you get to the waterfront and Pawtuxet Village (or historically preserved areas) the higher the selling price.

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Edgewood has “must need” shopping nearby, such as grocery stories, pharmacies, and the like. If you’re looking for artisanal products, retail or specialty stores, you can hop over to Pawtuxet Village, Garden City Center or Providence Place Mall.

Recreation & Activities

Be sure to check out the Gaspee Days festival and annual parade. (If you’re new to Rhode Island, you’ll certainly here about the Gaspee Burning event. It’s our equivalent to the Boston Tea Party, but so much cooler.)

Things to do in Edgewood, Cranston

Edgewood is “residential neighborhood” surrounded by areas of Cranston and Providence that offer a lot of options for homeowners. Pawtuxet Village is steps away on Broad Street and Downtown Providence is a short bike, bus or Uber ride at any time of day. For a closer look, visit our Pawtuxet Village page and explore!