As a spectator of WaterFire since 1997 with a lingering interest to volunteer, Jonathan Waugh finally took the plunge ten years after sighting his first fire. Jon began his journey as a volunteer with WaterFire in 2007 with just one regret, “I only wish I had started sooner.” Although Jon… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight – Jonathan Waugh
At our June 8th WaterFire, we held an Instagram Photo Contest. We would like to thank everyone who participated to help make this event a success! We enjoyed looking through the assortment of submitted photos, it was nice to view the different perceptions of our fans experiences at WaterFire. Because… Read More »Update on Instagram Photo Contest
The WaterFire documentary, WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City, is scheduled for television broadcast on the following dates: June 16th 2013 on MYRI-TV staring at 7:00pm. MYRI-TV is available on the following channels depending on your cable provider: Verizon, 14 (SD) or 514 (HD); Cox 811 (SD) or 1015 (HD);… Read More »WaterFire: Art & Soul of City Television Broadcasts
WaterFire will be hosting it’s first Instagram Photo Contest. Fans are encouraged to take photos of June 8th’s WaterFire. Participants can submit their photos via Instagram using the hashtag #WFcontest1. The top three photos with the highest number of “likes” will win a free WaterFire T-shirt. Voting will close Monday, June 10th at… Read More »Instagram Photo Contest
WaterFire is a very popular public event where you will join thousands of Rhode Island residents and out of town visitors who to come downtown Providence to enjoy an evening out with art. Like all large public events, it makes sense to plan and prepare for your visit, so we… Read More »Planning For An Enjoyable and Safe WaterFire Experience
WaterFire welcomes Square Wallet users with some burning hot special offers! We are always looking to create a better experience for WaterFire visitors. This year we are introducing new digital payments technology, Square Wallet, for all Official WaterFire merchandise purchases and donations made at the Official WaterFire Store or at Official… Read More »Now “it’s hip to be Square” at WaterFire!
I’ll cut right to the chase. We need your help! Earlier this week we were excited to learn that we are a semifinalist in the ArtsFwd 2013 Business Unusual National Challenge. In order to advance to the final round, we need you to visit their website and vote for WaterFire Providence.… Read More »We need your help to meet this Business Unusual Challenge!
We are excited to announce WaterFire’s first ever online auction! We have dozens of exciting items, everything from lunch with WaterFire creator and artistic director Barnaby Evans, to Brazier Society memberships, and gift certificates to many Rhode Island area restaurants. Featured Items Include: 2 Tickets to Wicked the Musical on Broadway A weekend time… Read More »Strike the Match Spring Auction
From feeding the fires, to mingling with the crowd, to late nights spent creating vital materials at the Production Shop, Carrie Capizzano, has been one of WaterFire’s most dependable and flexible volunteers since she joined the WaterFire Volunteer Team in 2010. A couple of years ago, I saw on my… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight – Carrie Capizzano
Most fans of WaterFire know that the ‘Water’ in our name refers to the three rivers that flow through Downtown Providence. What many do not realize is that those same rivers rise and fall with the tides of Narragansett Bay at least 2 times a day. Unfortunately, since it was… Read More »Inside WaterFire: Navigating Tidal Challenges