September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 8 Comments
September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sunday, September 4th, 2016 Enjoy special accommodation packages from our hospitality partners Providence area hotels will be presenting several special hospitality packages, so this is a great weekend to visit Providence and see all the great things the city has to offer – art, food, sights, shops, galleries, history, architecture, parks, the zoo, and much more.…

August 20th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 12 Comments
August 20th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Fidelity Investments and National Grid. August 20th, 2016 Sunset: 7:37 p.m. Lighting time:  7:57 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program Things to see: Origami Crane Folding with Fidelity Investments Visit Fidelity’s crane tent, located near the WWI Memorial close to the corner of College Street and North Main Street, from…

Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Sondler

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Volunteering | No Comments
Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Sondler

At WaterFire Providence, we like volunteers to be exposed to different opportunities in order to find where a volunteer will fit best based on their skills and their interests. A volunteer finding their niche and becoming part of the WaterFire experience is something we strive for and look forward to with every person who lends…

August 6th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 10 Comments
August 6th, 2016 – Full Lighting

August 6th, 2016 C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C Sunset: 7:59 p.m. Lighting time:  8:19 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program For the third year in a row WaterFire Providence is partnering up with RI Defeats Hep C for the “C is for Cure”…

2016 Summer Intern Update

2016 Summer Intern Update

As we hit mid-July, only halfway through summer and three full lightings in, we wanted to take time to reflect on these past few weeks and all that we’ve accomplished as a team. Our WaterFire interns have been sharing their day-to-day experiences and event day stories through our blog, interns.waterfire.org. Throughout the 13 different departments…

July 23rd, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 7 Comments
July 23rd, 2016 – Full Lighting

July 23rd, 2016 Event Info: All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting begins shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. Things to see: Shakespeare en el Verano : Romeo and Juliet 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on the Waterplace Park Basin Stage. Trinity Repertory Company, in partnership with Rhode Island…

Volunteer Spotlight: Catherine and Wayne Barnes

Volunteer Spotlight: Catherine and Wayne Barnes

At WaterFire Providence we love recruiting new volunteers to help us light up the night, but one thing we pride ourselves most on is when volunteers love their experience so much that they decide to return to help at another event. Or in the case of Catherine and Wayne Barnes, returning for 10 more years…

July 9th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 17 Comments
July 9th, 2016 – Full Lighting

July 9th, 2016 Event Info: There is the potential for some passing rain showers in the forecast for Saturday afternoon and evening. The WaterFire lighting will be going ahead as planned. Check our Twitter or Facebook feeds for late breaking updates. Updated 7/9/2016. All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting begins shortly after sunset and…

June 18th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 26 Comments
June 18th, 2016 – Full Lighting

June 18th, 2016 Event Info: Sunset: 8:24 p.m. Lighting time:  8:44 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program Important Traffic, Parking, and Safety Guidelines | Planning for an Enjoyable and Safe WaterFire Experience Please be aware that the weekend of June 18th is also the weekend of Rhode Island Pride Fest, which…

May 28th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 12 Comments
May 28th, 2016 – Full Lighting

May 28th, 2016 Event Info: All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. Weather considerations: The forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies and temps in the high eighties. We do not expect cancellations or delays for this lighting. Last updated 5/26/2016 Things…