• Ignite Providence

    Ignite Providence is an initiative of WaterFire Providence, with support from Artplace, to curate and to feature an array of art, entertainment, and culinary exhibitions and events centered around the WaterFire season to provide an easy way for our guests and visitors to participate in and be inspired by Providence’s burgeoning cultural scene. Photo by Thomas Payne.

  • WaterFire Aerial (Photo by David Amadio)

    The Waterplace Basin in full blaze. Photo by David Amadio.

  • Crowd at WaterFire (Photo by James Turner)

    The crowd gathers at the Bridge of Stars. Photo by James Turner.

  • The WaterFire Providence My Story Project

    We’d love to hear it. And we’d love to share it, for your stories tell our story.

  • The WaterFire Merchandise Store

    Love WaterFire? Check out the WaterFire Merchandise Store and help keep the fires burning.

  • WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City - DVD

    Visit our Merchandise Store to order your copy today.

  • Basin Lighting

    A full house in the WaterPlace Park Basin. Photo by James Turner.

  • 9/11 Tribute 2011

    September 11, 2011 memorial WaterFire. Photo by James Turner.

  • Starry Starry Night

    Starry, Starry Night at WaterFire. Learn more about how you can help to keep the fires burning. Photo by Jon Waugh.

  • Basin and Bridge of Stars - David Amadio

    The WaterFire Bridge of Stars. Photo by David Amadio.

  • Artplace

    WaterFire receives prestigious ArtPlace grant Learn more here.

  • 2011-9-10 Volunteers

    Become a volunteer. Make art; inspire a city! Sign up today! Photo by Drew Christhilf.

WaterFire Providence® is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.

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We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

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