April 8th, 2017 – Basin Lighting

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
April 8th, 2017 – Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by the Hemophilia Federation Of America Basin lightings include the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the twelve braziers leading up to the Providence Place mall. Partial lightings usually include all of the braziers from Providence Place Mall to Steeple Street. WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by artist…

Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin Murray

Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin Murray

This is a Volunteer Spotlight in which the pictures really do the talking. Kevin Murray is a street photographer by trade who has been cutting his teeth on WaterFire photography for three seasons. One of the biggest perks of the job, he says, is how much it opens your eyes to the full scope of…

Volunteer Spotlight: Dani Torres

Volunteer Spotlight: Dani Torres

Dani Torres is one of WaterFire’s most reliable and hard-working Special Ops leads – in other words, one of those pesky volunteers keeping guests a safe distance from lit torches. Torch processions truly make each event stand out from the others, marking a special occasion or celebration, and Dani plays a key part in those…

5 Reasons Why Volunteerism Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

5 Reasons Why Volunteerism Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

1. You make cool and unique things happen Volunteerism is an extremely unique mode of work because you get to choose exactly what it is you want to make happen. When you choose to volunteer somewhere, you get to pick exactly where based on what you’d like to make happen. WaterFire volunteers choose to get…

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 | 4 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”…