November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 4 Comments
November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Gold Star Sponsor: Walmart | Silver Star Sponsors: Bank of America & National Grid | Bronze Star Sponsor: Dominion Power and Energy Saturday, November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans Sunset: 5:34 p.m. Lighting time:  5:54 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 11:00 p.m. Music Program For this incredibly important event the community comes…

October 1st, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 7 Comments
October 1st, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Lifetime Medical Saturday, October 1st, 2016 Weather update: There is rain in the forecast for Saturday. The WaterFire lighting and Flames of Hope events are going ahead as planned. Some onshore programming may be curtailed, updates will be posted here as they become available. Special Event Alert from…

September 24th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
September 24th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by the Confucius Institute & US-China Institute at Bryant University and Nortek Saturday, September 24th, 2016 Before the lighting: The 7th Annual Big Drum Powwow Daryl Black Eagle Jamieson of the Pocasset Pokanoket Tribe and Raymond Two Hawks Watson welcome you to the Big Drum Powwow featuring The Eastern Host Drums, The Eastern Medicine Singers,…

September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 21 Comments
September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sunday, September 4th, 2016 WEATHER UPDATE: Weather looks great, clear, no rain, perhaps some breeze.  Please come join us. All events are proceeding as planned.  Updates will be posted here if needed.  We look forward to seeing you tonight. Updated: 9/4/2016 4:45 a.m. Enjoy special accommodation packages from our hospitality partners Providence area hotels will be presenting…

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…

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…

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…