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june, 2022

04jun6:30 p.m.11:55 p.m.Saturday, June 4 - Full LightingFirst full lighting of the 2022 season!6:30 p.m. - 11:55 p.m. Waterplace Park Event Organized By: WaterFire Providence Event Type:Free

Event Details

Fires illuminate the faces of the crowd in Waterplace Park during a WaterFire lighting in 2018. Photograph by Jen Bonin.
Fires illuminate the faces of the crowd in Waterplace Park during a WaterFire lighting in 2018. Photograph by Jen Bonin.

Full Lighting
Sunset (8:16 pm) – Midnight
Onshore programming will open at 6:30 pm

This full lighting of WaterFire is supported by the Rhode Island School of Design

The Starry, Starry Night and Luminaria Dedication installations in Memorial Park are back for the 2022 lighting season

6:30 – 11:00 pm – Enjoy our Arts Festival Plaza, Food Fairs, WaterFire Marketplace and more!

The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza on Washington Street. Photo by Jennifer Bedford.
The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza on Washington Street. Photo by Jennifer Bedford.

The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza on Washington Street and Steeple Street; Shop this gathering of local artists and makers in mediums such as glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more.

Food Fairs on Washington Street. Enjoy local food from festival favorites: Sprout & Lentil, Saugy’s, Sweet Smokin’ Pits, Kettle Korn Express, Red’s Street Kitchen, Nanu Burmese Fusion, and Caribbean Delights.

Food Fairs on College Street. Enjoy local food from festival favorites: Madonna Rosario Society, and Ja’ Patty.

Trinity Brewhouse’s Beer Garden will be open on Steeple Street.

WaterFire Marketplace on Canal Street, support WaterFire with a donation or a purchase of locally designed apparel, glassware, books and gifts. Watch glass blowing demonstrations by Gather Glass and shop for wonderful, unique class art from their exclusive artists.

Sunset – 11:00 pmA Silent Soapbox living statue performer will be located at the bottom of the Washington Street Bridge and Canal Walk.

Sunset – 11:00 pmAndrew Anselmo, Origami Master will be performing in Market Square

Organizer

WaterFire ProvidenceWaterFire Providence® is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy. 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02908

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