A stellar celebration at the newly completed WaterFire Arts Center! Thanks to aerialist Nicole Raab, Grupo Ondas Capoeira; the Extraordinary Rendition Band, Jesus Andujar & Grupo Sazon, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Latin Quintet, Ten31 Productions, Janice Lee Kelly, and all of the performers that made this a truly magical evening.
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… Read More »November 4th, 2017 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans
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… Read More »September 30th, 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… Read More »September 23rd, 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.… Read More »September 3rd, 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.… Read More »August 5th, 2017 – Full Lighting
WaterFire Providence and the Narragansett Bay Commission have partnered to present this year’s Clear Currents community paddling event that celebrates improved water quality in RI. Clear Currents features close to 60 illuminated Japanese koi (fish) temporarily mounted on canoes and kayaks that registered participants will paddle up and down the… Read More »The Narragansett Bay Commission Helps to Light Up the Rivers
This event is being sponsored by Amica Insurance and Fidelity Investments. July 22nd, 2017 – Full Lighting Sunset: 8:14 p.m. Lighting time: 8:34 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the… Read More »July 22nd, 2017 – Full Lighting
This event is being sponsored by National Grid July 8th, 2017 – Full Lighting [one_half] Sunset: 8:22 p.m. Lighting time: 8:42 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting… Read More »July 8th, 2017 – Full Lighting
Thank you to all who attended the official grand opening and Ribbon Burning ceremony at the WaterFire Arts Center. We were honored to kick things off with a wonderful rendition of Summertime by the inimitable Rose Weaver. A big thank as well to all of the community leaders that joined us to… Read More »The Ribbon Burning at the WaterFire Arts Center was huge a success!