WaterFire salutes Narragansett Bay Commission for ten years of success in cleaning up the Bay!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Clear Currents, Events | No Comments
WaterFire salutes Narragansett Bay Commission for ten years of success in cleaning up the Bay!

This is the tenth anniversary of “the biggest project you’ll never see,” otherwise known as Narragansett Bay Commission’s Combined Sewer Overflow Project (CSO). It’s been ten years since the Project went on-line and the results have been impressive — Phases I and II of the CSO have captured and treated 9.2 billion gallons of pollution,…

July 14th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
July 14th, 2018 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Fidelity Investments and NACUFS 2018 National Conference. 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. WaterFire Providence welcomes back long-time sponsor Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments & WaterFire are celebrating their 16-year partnership with Japanese origami cranes hand-folded by…

June 30th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | No Comments
June 30th, 2018 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Cox Business and Amica Insurance. 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. WaterFire Providence is thrilled to have long-time sponsors and community partners Amica Insurance and Cox Business return for the 2018 season. Amica Insurance…

June 10th, 2018 – Basin Lighting

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
June 10th, 2018 – Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Rhode Island Day of Portugal. [/one_half_last] 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. RI Day of Portugal Celebration – Part of a two-day event at the Alex and Ani City Center RI Day…

May 26th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
May 26th, 2018 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Bank of America and The Providence Journal. 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. WEATHER NOTES: There is a chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon/evening. WaterFire will go ahead as planned.…

November 4th, 2017 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 16 Comments
November 4th, 2017 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Walmart, Amazon Studios and LAST FLAG FLYING, the Rhode Island Broadcasters Association, Bank of America, Dominion Energy, Chase Canopy, the Providence VA Medical Center, and many other generous sponsors help WaterFire to honor Veterans across Southern New England Things to see: The WaterFire Salute to Veterans event is a collaborative, community-wide celebration whose mission is to honor and recognize all United…

September 30th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 4 Comments
September 30th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation The Illuminations of Life Torch Ceremony will begin on the Statehouse steps at sunset and the torches will arrive in Waterplace Park Basin approximately 60 minutes later. Half of the braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin will remain unlit until approximately an hour past sunset. At this time…

September 23rd, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
September 23rd, 2017 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by the University of Rhode Island: Celebrating 125 years of Thinking Big There will be a plethora of great family friendly events happening in Providence this Saturday. Plan to come to the city early so you can enjoy a full day and night of fun exploring Providence. Doors Open RI Festival – 10:00 a.m.…

September 3rd, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 4 Comments
September 3rd, 2017 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by the Providence Tourism Council The lighting is going ahead as planned. Check for updates on our Facebook page. We expect most of the rain to clear out before the lighting begins around 7:15 p.m. Event activities begin on Washington Street at 6:00 p.m. See below for more details. The Jewish Alliance will join…

August 5th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 8 Comments
August 5th, 2017 – Full Lighting

WaterFire is ON for this Saturday Evening!   The rain front has passed and it should clear for a wonderful evening. Check Twitter or Facebook for late breaking updates. The lighting will occur on schedule. C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C sponsored by GILEAD Event activities begin in Waterplace Park at 6:00 p.m. See below for more…