Providence

Waterplace Basin, photo Jeffrey Stolzberg.

July 12th 2014 – Full Lighting

This event is being sponsored by: Fidelity Investments and Nortek, Inc. [one_half] Fidelity Investments is celebrating a 12-year sponsor partnership with WaterFire Providence by distributing Japanese origami cranes hand-folded by Fidelity employees to all WaterFire guests. These cranes are a symbol of peace, fidelity and longevity. [/one_half] [one_half_last] At Nortek, we make the places where… Read More »July 12th 2014 – Full Lighting

The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier

2014 Water Resources Bill allows WaterFire to Request Hurricane Barrier Closures

WaterFire Providence would like to thank U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed for their critical support in getting legislation passed that will permit better navigation conditions  on the river to help with events like WaterFire.  Due to increased siltation the three downtown rivers are increasing impassable to all boat… Read More »2014 Water Resources Bill allows WaterFire to Request Hurricane Barrier Closures

WWII Luminaria & Starry, Starry Night. Photo by John Nickerson.

May 30th, 2014 Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by: Providence College Alumni Association Providence College Alumni Association The Providence College National Alumni Association, through its National Board of Governors, fosters a spirit of association among its members and advances the mission of the College. The Association also supports the ongoing efforts of various College… Read More »May 30th, 2014 Basin Lighting

Waterplace Park Basin and the Bridge of Stars, photo by James Turner.

WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

WaterFire Providence was honored among others in the industry for its positive impact on the RI tourism and convention scene at the annual Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) Ambassador Award Luncheon. Barnaby Evans accepted the award on behalf of WaterFire Providence and for all the work of our… Read More »WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life at WaterFire on October 12th

In collaboration with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, the bonfires in the basin will be lit at 8:15pm with a special 150 person torch salute in honor of those living with breast cancer and those lost to the disease. This event will be preceded by the lighting of the rest of… Read More »Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life at WaterFire on October 12th