September 26th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Events, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
September 26th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Webster Bank, the Confucius Institute and US-China Institute at Bryant University, and Lifetime Medical. September 26th, 2015 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 occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. Things to see: Before the lighting — Big Drum Powwow at Roger Williams National Memorial Traditional…

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

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. This year we conducted a…

August 29th, 2015 – Full Lighting

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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 midnight. Things to…

August 15th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
August 15th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by: Amica Insurance and Nortek August 15th, 2015 Event Info: Sunset: 7:47 p.m. Lighting time: 8:07 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 midnight. Clear Currents returns for 2015 with two…

Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

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 WaterFire as, “the most popular…