Photo by Jennifer Bedford

August 29th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Thanks to the generous support of the Textron Charitable Trust. August 29th, 2015 Event Info: Sunset: 7:26 p.m.Lighting time:  7:46 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program 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… Read More »August 29th, 2015 – Full Lighting

Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jeffrey Stolzberg.

August 1st, 2015 – Full Lighting

C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C | Supported by: Gilead / | Sponsored by: Fidelity Investments [one_half] At Gilead, we are inspired by the opportunity to address unmet medical needs for people living with life-threatening diseases. We are proud to sponsor WaterFire Providence and light a fire in… Read More »August 1st, 2015 – Full Lighting

Waterplace Basin, photo by Jen Bonin.

July 14th, 2015 – Basin Lighting

The event is being sponsored by National Association of Clean Water Agencies The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is proud to mark its 45th year of clear commitment to America’s waters in partnership with WaterFire.  NACWA represents the collective interests of America’s clean water utilities nationwide – dedicated public… Read More »July 14th, 2015 – Basin Lighting

Fife and drum at WaterFire. Photo by John Nickerson.

Set your imagination on fire, join the WaterFire team on June 13th.

You could say that the original WaterFire happened on June 9, 1772. Most historians agree that when a small group of Providence citizens set the British Gaspee alight in the Providence bay that this was the starting point of the Revolutionary War! On Saturday June 13th, WaterFire Providence will honor… Read More »Set your imagination on fire, join the WaterFire team on June 13th.

Visitors at WaterFire. Photo by Todd Monjar.

Saturday, May 23rd – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by Bank of America and Brown University in celebration of its 250th Anniversary. [one_half] “WaterFire is a signature Providence event, a tremendous testament to the city’s creative talent and energy,” said Bill Hatfield, Rhode Island president, Bank of America. “It connects artists, businesses and the… Read More »Saturday, May 23rd – Full Lighting

The People of WaterFire: Paul “PK” Kochanek

The time to act is now! Somebody go get the Director.―Jarod Kintz The WaterFire experience is very different from person to person, whether you are an international visitor, community member, volunteer, performer, staff member, vendor or board director. It’s a unique aspect of the artwork that each participant is able… Read More »The People of WaterFire: Paul “PK” Kochanek