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…

Volunteer Spotlight: Dalton Kelley and Americorps

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Volunteering, WaterFire Providence | No Comments
Volunteer Spotlight: Dalton Kelley and Americorps

Among WaterFire volunteers, there are those who have been with us for decades, hooked since their first lighting, and others who are just starting their journey. Dalton Kelley, a member of the Americorps Topaz 13 FEMA Corps, along with the other members of his team were among these first timers on June 24th. Before volunteering,…

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…

July 22nd, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 18 Comments
July 22nd, 2017 – Full Lighting

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 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.…

July 8th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 3 Comments
July 8th, 2017 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by National Grid July 8th, 2017 – Full Lighting 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 sponsor National Grid “National Grid strongly supports WaterFire and all that it means for Providence and…

Summer 2017 Intern Update

Summer 2017 Intern Update

Summer 2017 is already flying by, and the WaterFire interns have been busy! Spread out among 13 departments, interns play an integral role throughout the summer season. Our experiences thus far have been extremely valuable, and luckily there is still plenty of time for even more. To give you an idea of our time at…

June 24th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 3 Comments
June 24th, 2017 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Cox Business June 24th, 2017 – Full Lighting 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. A note about the weather: There is a pretty good chance that there will be a thunderstorm during the day tomorrow,…

June 10th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
June 10th, 2017 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by RI Day of Portugal and Rhode Island College with its Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies, with the generous support of Textron Charitable Trust June 10th, 2017 – Full Lighting 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…

May 27th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 28 Comments
May 27th, 2017 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Bank of America and Brown University 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 sponsor Bank of America “At Bank of America, we believe that arts matter. They help economies thrive, help…