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July 28th, 2018 – Full Lighting

C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C sponsored by GILEAD. WATERFIRE IS GOING AHEAD AS PLANNED! We are closely monitoring the forecast and expect the showers/storms to pass through well before the lighting begins at sunset. All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main… Read More »July 28th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Clear Currents paddlers in Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jen Bonin.

WaterFire salutes Narragansett Bay Commission for ten years of success in cleaning up the Bay!

This is the tenth anniversary of “the biggest project you’ll never see,” otherwise known as Narragansett Bay Commission’s Combined Sewer Overflow Project (CSO). It’s been ten years since the Project went on-line and the results have been impressive — Phases I and II of the CSO have captured and treated… Read More »WaterFire salutes Narragansett Bay Commission for ten years of success in cleaning up the Bay!

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.… Read More »August 5th, 2017 – Full Lighting

Clear Currents paddlers in Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jen Bonin.

The Narragansett Bay Commission Helps to Light Up the Rivers

WaterFire Providence and the Narragansett Bay Commission have partnered to present this year’s Clear Currents community paddling event that celebrates improved water quality in RI. Clear Currents features close to 60 illuminated Japanese koi (fish) temporarily mounted on canoes and kayaks that registered participants will paddle up and down the… Read More »The Narragansett Bay Commission Helps to Light Up the Rivers

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 [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled… Read More »July 22nd, 2017 – Full Lighting

July 9th, 2016 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Sponsored by Amica Insurance and thanks to the generous support of the Textron Charitable Trust. [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] July 9th, 2016 Event Info: There is the potential for some passing rain showers in the forecast for Saturday afternoon and evening. The WaterFire lighting will be going ahead as planned. Check our Twitter or Facebook… Read More »July 9th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Clear Currents paddlers in Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jen Bonin.

2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

Clear Currents is a WaterFire evening where we invite individuals to paddle on the river with their canoes and kayaks during the lighting (it’s not too late to sign up for this year’s event)! Each year participants attach an illuminated koi fish to their vessels to help us light up the night.… Read More »2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

WaterFire Providence was created by Barnaby Evans in 1994 with his “First Fire.” This first fire became a hit and in years since, WaterFire Providence has expanded to include over 80 Braziers that are lit throughout their events every season. The Providence Journal spoke of Waterfire Providence in 1997 describing… Read More »Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

September 28th Full WaterFire Lighting

The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (6:34pm) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT. Tonight’s sponsors are: Roger Williams University & Roger Williams University School of Law Celebrating 20 Years Roger Williams University and the Roger Williams University School of Law have teamed up with WaterFire to celebrate!  Roger Williams University and the School of… Read More »September 28th Full WaterFire Lighting