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
This event is being sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association. The Unitarian Universalist Association is proud to be the first-ever faith sponsor of WaterFire Providence. We are a covenantal faith community without spiritual boundaries, whose members are diverse in belief, identity, and background, united by a call to stand on the… Read More »June 28th, 2014 Full Lighting
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
This event is being sponsored by: University of Rhode Island College of Business and The Rhode Island Hospitality Community University of Rhode Island College of Business Administration Outreach is at the core of the mission for both the University of Rhode Island and the College of Business. On the anniversary of… Read More »June 14th, 2014 – Full 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
This event is being sponsored by: Brown Alumni Association and Brown University’s 250th Anniversary, and Bank of America.
This event is being sponsored by: Nitto Avecia Nitto Avecia, an industry leader in the development and manufacture of innovative oligonucleotide therapeutics, is excited to sponsor the first WaterFire Event of 2014. Nitto Avecia is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts, and we look for opportunities to support local organizations and charities… Read More »May 14, 2014 Basin Lighting
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
“Passion is the spark that ignites the flame…” ― Deborah Brodie Many people may not know that even with a hardworking staff of 21 employees, WaterFire Providence deeply relies on our dedicated corps of hundreds of volunteers to produce our events. Over 200 members of the community come together to… Read More »We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!
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