2014 WaterFire Providence Event Schedule. Fires lit in Waterplace Park. Photo by Jeffrey Stolzberg.

The next WaterFire Providence Lighting will take place on:

Thursday, September 4th - Partial Lighting
Sunset 7:14PM
Sponsored by: Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter

This is a very special year for WaterFire as it marks 20 years since the first bonfires were lit on the rivers in Providence during the 1994 First Night celebration.

You can stay up-to-date by following WaterFire on our Facebook page, on Twitter, or by joining our email list.

WaterFire Providence would like to thank all of our 2014 sponsors, their support helps to make our 2014 event season possible.

You can help us to make our 2014 season a success by making a donation to keep the fires burning, becoming a Brazier Society Member, or by becoming a WaterFire sponsor.

Schedule of WaterFire Providence Lightings

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.

Basin Fire WaterFire installations are a smaller version of the event; lighting up the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the five braziers leading up to the Providence Place mall.

Wednesday, May 14th - Basin Lighting
Sunset 7:58PM
Sponsored by: Nitto Avecia

Friday, May 30th - Basin Lighting
Sunset 8:13PM
Sponsored by: Providence College Alumni Association

Saturday, May 24th - Full Lighting
Sunset 8:07PM
Sponsored by: Brown Alumni Association and Brown University’s 250th Anniversary, and Bank of America

Saturday, June 14th - Full Lighting
Sunset 8:22PM
Sponsored by: University of Rhode Island College of Business and The Rhode Island Hospitality Community

Saturday, June 28th - Full Lighting
Sunset 8:25PM
Sponsored by: Unitarian Universalist Association

Saturday, July 12th - Full Lighting
Sunset 8:21PM
Sponsored by: Fidelity Investments and Nortek, Inc.

Saturday, July 26thFull Lighting
Sunset 8:11PM
C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C
Supported by: Gilead

Saturday, August 9thFull Lighting
Sunset 7:55PM
Sponsored by: National Grid

Saturday, August 23rdFull Lighting
Sunset 7:35PM
Sponsored by: Amica Insurance and Cox Business

Thursday, September 4th – Partial Lighting
Sunset 7:14PM
Sponsored by: Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter

Friday, September 19th - Basin Lighting
Sunset 6:48PM
Sponsored by: Land Trust Alliance

Tuesday, September 23rd – Basin Lighting
6:41PM
WaterFire Presents Elemental – The 8th Annual WaterFire Providence Fundraiser

Saturday, September 27th - Full Lighting
Sunset 6:36PM
Sponsored by: Webster Bank and Confucius Institute

Saturday, October 11th - Full Lighting
Sunset 6:12PM
Sponsored by: Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life®

Saturday, October 25th - Full Lighting
Sunset 5:51PM
Sponsored by: Brown University in celebration of its 250th Anniversary

Saturday, November 8th - Full Lighting
Sunset 4:33PM
Sponsored by: Bank of America, Alex and Ani and thanks to the generous support of the Textron Charitable Trust

Saturday, November 29th - Basin Lighting
Sunset 4:17PM
Sponsored by: New England Bridge Conference

We hope you are able to join us for a night of art, culture, music, community and surprises in 2014.

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