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2014 WaterFire Providence Event Schedule

2014 WaterFire Providence Event Schedule. Fires lit in Waterplace Park. Photo by Jeffrey Stolzberg.
Photo by Jeffrey Stolzberg

Thank to all of our sponsors, partners, supporters, and visitors for an awesome 2014 Event Season!

For 2015 events please see our 2015 Season Schedule.

This is a very special year for WaterFire as it marks 20 years since the first bonfires were lit on the rivers in Providence during the 1994 First Night celebration.

You can stay up-to-date by following WaterFire on our Facebook page, on Twitter, or by joining our email list.

WaterFire Providence would like to thank all of our 2014 sponsors, their support helped make our 2014 event season a success.

You can help us as we prepare for the 2015 event season by making a donation to keep the fires burning, becoming a Brazier Society Member, or by becoming a WaterFire sponsor.

Schedule of WaterFire Providence Lightings

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.

Basin Fire WaterFire installations are a smaller version of the event; lighting up the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the five braziers leading up to the Providence Place mall.

Wednesday, May 14th – Basin Lighting
Sunset 7:58 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nitto Avecia

Friday, May 30th – Basin Lighting
Sunset 8:13 p.m.
Sponsored by: Providence College Alumni Association

Saturday, May 24th – Full Lighting
Sunset 8:07 p.m.
Sponsored by: Brown Alumni Association and Brown University’s 250th Anniversary, and Bank of America

Saturday, June 14th – Full Lighting
Sunset 8:22 p.m.
Sponsored by: University of Rhode Island College of Business and The Rhode Island Hospitality Community

Saturday, June 28th – Full Lighting
Sunset 8:25 p.m.
Sponsored by: Unitarian Universalist Association

Saturday, July 12th – Full Lighting
Sunset 8:21 p.m.
Sponsored by: Fidelity Investments and Nortek, Inc.

Saturday, July 26th – Full Lighting
Sunset 8:11 p.m.
C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C
Supported by: Gilead

Saturday, August 9th – Full Lighting
Sunset 7:55 p.m.
Sponsored by: National Grid

Saturday, August 23rd – Full Lighting
Sunset 7:35 p.m.
Sponsored by: Amica Insurance and Cox Business

Thursday, September 4th – Partial Lighting
Sunset 7:14 p.m.
Sponsored by: Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter

Friday, September 19th – Basin Lighting
Sunset 6:48 p.m.
Sponsored by: Land Trust Alliance

Tuesday, September 23rd – Basin Lighting
6:41 p.m.
WaterFire Presents Elemental – The 8th Annual WaterFire Providence Fundraiser

Saturday, September 27th – Full Lighting
Sunset 6:36 p.m.
Sponsored by: Webster Bank and the Confucius Institute

Saturday, October 11th – Full Lighting
Sunset 6:12 p.m.
Sponsored by: Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life®

Tuesday, October 21st – Basin Lighting
Sunset 5:51 p.m.
Sponsored by: Uno Pizzeria & Grill

Saturday, October 25th – Full Lighting
Sunset 5:51 p.m.
Sponsored by: Brown University in celebration of its 250th Anniversary

Saturday, November 8th – WaterFire Salute to Veterans
Sunset 4:33 p.m.
Sponsored by: Alex and AniBank of America, and the Walmart Foundation. With the generous support of the Textron Charitable Trust

Saturday, November 29th – Basin Lighting
Sunset 4:17 p.m.
Sponsored by: New England Bridge Conference

Friday, December 19th – Basin Lighting
Sunset 4:17 p.m. | Lighting 4:30 p.m.
A Very Special Christmas WaterFire to Benefit the Providence Rescue Mission

We hope you are able to join us for a night of art, culture, music, community and surprises in 2014.

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