Danielle Mongeau

Waterplace Bridge. Photo by John Nickerson.

September 26th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Webster Bank, the Confucius Institute and US-China Institute at Bryant University, and Lifetime Medical. [one_third] For 80 years, Webster Bank has supported organizations that enrich our communities with vibrancy and hope. We are pleased to support WaterFire Providence® and it’s integral role in the city’s renaissance. Webster Bank, NA., Member FDIC.… Read More »September 26th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Clear Currents paddlers in Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jen Bonin.

2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

Clear Currents is a WaterFire evening where we invite individuals to paddle on the river with their canoes and kayaks during the lighting (it’s not too late to sign up for this year’s event)! Each year participants attach an illuminated koi fish to their vessels to help us light up the night.… Read More »2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

Photo by Jennifer Bedford

August 29th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Thanks to the generous support of the Textron Charitable Trust. August 29th, 2015 Event Info: Sunset: 7:26 p.m.Lighting time:  7:46 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program 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… Read More »August 29th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

WaterFire Providence was created by Barnaby Evans in 1994 with his “First Fire.” This first fire became a hit and in years since, WaterFire Providence has expanded to include over 80 Braziers that are lit throughout their events every season. The Providence Journal spoke of Waterfire Providence in 1997 describing… Read More »Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence