2011 Season Sponsors

2011 Full WaterFire Lightings:

Saturday, May 28th
Sunset: 8:09pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom
Lead sponsor: Brown University’s Office of Alumni Relations and Division of Advancement & Citizens Bank

Friday, June 3rd
Sunset: 8:15pm
Lead sponsors: Providence College Alumni Association & Bank of America

Saturday, July 2nd
Sunset: 8:22pm
Lead sponsors:Providence Restaurants, Hotels & Friends

Saturday, July 16th
Sunset: 8:17pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Sponsored by: The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University 
& Schneider Electric

Saturday, July 30th
Sunset: 8:05pm
Featured Events:  The Philharmonic on Fire!

Saturday, August 13th
Sunset: 7:47pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
“WaterFire’s Salute to RI Teachers”
produced by WaterFire with the support of Lincoln and Stephanie Chafee, RI Commissioner of Education, Deborah A. Gist
Lead sponsors: Fidelity Investments & Bananagrams
Sponsored in part by: The Rhode Show, on FOX Providence, Amgen and Roba Dolce

Saturday, August 27th
Sunset: 7:24pm
CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRENE 
Mohegan Sun has rescheduled to September 24th.
The Fiat Fashion Show & Opera Providence have been moved to September 10th.

Saturday, September 10th
Sunset: 7:10pm
Lead sponsors: Cox Business, Amica Insurance, & RI Rally for Recovery
Sponsored in part by: WJAR/NBC 10 & Metro FIAT

Saturday, September 24th
Sunset: 6:35pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Lead sponsors: Webster Bank & Mohegan Sun

Saturday, October 8th
Sunset: 6:20pm
Featured Events: The WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation “Flames of Hope” WaterFire

Partial WaterFire Lightings

Tuesday, January 4th
The circle of fires will burn brightly in Waterplace Basin and continue down to Steeple Street.
Sunset: 4:27pm
Featured Events: Innuaguration Celebration for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse & Mayor Angel Taveras
Lead Sponsors: GTECH, CVS Caremark, Cox Communications
Sponsored in part by: Raytheon, Hewlett Packard, Dominion Resources, National Grid, Verizon Communications, The Rhode Island Foundation, Fidelity Investments, Odeh Engineers, Inc., Ronstan – Tensile Architecture

Wednesday, April 27th – Basin Only
Sunset: 7:39pm
Featured Events: 3rd Annual Strike the Match! Fundraiser & The Tiffany & Co. Unveiling of a Limited Production Sterling Silver Charm Inspired by WaterFire

Wednesday, May 18th – Partial
Sunset: 8:02pm
Featured Events: ESMO 2011 – 12th International Conference on Transmission and Distribution Construction, Operation and Live-Line Maintenance
Hosted by: National Grid and Sponsored by: IEEE Power & Energy Society

Monday, June 27th – Memorial Park
Sunset: 8:26pm
Featured Event:  The Polyphony Ensemble concert at The First Baptist Church
Thanks to the support of TD Bank, Brown University & Other Generous Supporters.

Thursday, August 25th – Basin
Sunset: 7:26pm
Lead Sponsor: NCEES (the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying)

Friday, September 16th – Partial
Sunset: 6:54pm
Lead Sponsor: American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)

Thursday, October 13th – Basin
Lighting times: 6:00pm- 10:00pm
Featured Event: WaterFire’s 5th Annual Ruth’s Chris Fundraiser

Friday, December 16th – Partial
Lighting Times: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Anonymous Donor Steps in to Fund a Very Special Christmas WaterFire Lighting as a Gift to the City of Providence and to benefit the Providence Rescue Mission!

Other Events

Saturday, April 16th
WaterFire Earth Day Clean-Up

2011 Season Sponsors

AT&T – Bank of America – Clear Channel Radio – Cox Communications – Dominion Energy, New England, Inc. – Dunkin’ Donuts – Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – GTECH – TD Bank – The City of Providence & Mayor Angel Taveras – The Rhode Island General Assembly – The Rhode Show & Fox Providence – Waste Management – Webster Bank – WJAR/NBC10

Lead Fire Sponsors

Amica Insurance – Brown University’s Office of Alumni Relations & Division of Advancement – Citizens Bank – The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University – Cox Business – Fidelity Investments – IEEE Power & Energy Society – Providence College: Alumni Association – Providence Place – Providence Restaurants & Hotels – Rhode Island Rally for Recovery – Schneider Electric – TEXTRON

Media Sponsors

Clear Channel Radio – Cox Communications – GLAD WORKS – WJAR/NBC10 – The Providence Phoenix – The Rhode Show, weekday mornings at 8 on Fox Providence

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