• Red Curtains
  • Ballroom Crowd
  • Sovereign Ballroom at the 200th Lighting of WaterFire

The WaterFire Ballroom returns for 2014 on Saturday August 9th
7:00pm – 11:00pm Swing Night at the WaterFire Providence Ballroom

Ballroom PERFORMERS 8.9.14

WaterFire BallroomFor the first time since 2012 we will once again be activating the WaterFire Ballroom at Turk’s Head Plaza in Providence’s Financial District. This event is being made possible by National Grid to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Providence Police Department.

We are pleased to be bringing back a crowd favorite for their 10th year performing on a WaterFire stage, Roger Ceresi’s “All Starz”! The night will also feature our dancing partners, the Providence Swings giving dance lessons to the crowd from 7:00 – 8:00pm, and a special musical performance by Tony Cerbo.

“Roger Ceresi’s ‘All Starz’ will rock, swing and roll on this fantastic night in celebration of 150 years of the Providence Police Department. We are proud to be associated with all the great people (WaterFire leaders and visitors) for the last decade of events! Thank you and Rock On!” -Roger Ceresi

Location: The WaterFire Ballroom is just one short block away from WaterFire beneath the famous Turk’s Head building at the intersection of Westminster and Weybosset Streets in the Downtown Financial District. (Direct Address: 1 Turk’s Head Place/76 Westminster St. 02903) 

To get there from WaterFire: Near Memorial Park cross either of the two pedestrian bridges at College Street and cross Memorial Blvd.  The WaterFire Ballroom is just beyond where College Street becomes Westminster Street.

Near-by attractions: A few blocks west down Westminster Street is the thriving new Downcity District with stores, restaurants, entertainment, and theaters.

Are you or your company interested in adding a night of dancing at WaterFire in 2014?

WaterFire Providence works closely with sponsors in developing strong partnerships and unique sponsorships that address specific marketing objectives.

The WaterFire Ballroom is a very popular feature of the overall WaterFire installation, capturing the hearts and imaginations of hundreds of thousands of visitors throughout the years. Previously known as the Sovereign Plaza Ballroom and then the TD Bank Ballroom, this popular venue features live music, dance lessons, dance demonstrations, and public dancing under the stars while surrounded by the breathtaking architecture of downtown Providence’s Financial District. A polished black dance floor, stretching sixty-one feet across, hovering just above the cobblestones, at the intersection of Westminster and Weybosset Streets is installed to facilitate the event. This WaterFire Ballroom is free to the public.

For information about sponsoring the WaterFire Ballroom please contact our development department at 401-751-1221 or email bronwyn@waterfire.org.

Swing Dancing at the WaterFire Ballroom

African Rhumba at the WaterFire Ballroom


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