WaterFire Providence

WaterFire Providence - Waterplace Park

10 Finance Way (Francis Street), Providence, RI 02903
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    • 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
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    • 3:00 PM–Midnight
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The Basin of Waterplace Park is where the magic begins. Be inspired at WaterFire's lighting ceremony which begins just after sunset on WaterFire event nights.

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  • "... nighttime spectacle: 100 bonfires set afloat at the confluence of 3 rivers." (2 tips)
  • "... do we have to do in Rhode island?" (1 tip)
  • "... in the center of three rivers that flow through downtown. It's awesome to..." (3 tips)
  • Elizabeth C.

    One of The best things about providence, be ready to walk if you want the full experience..come early and park in the mall for those penny pinchers out there!

    Elizabeth C. · August 17, 2011
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  • Jayne T.

    The music, the food, the crowds, the smell of the wood burning.. Best later in the evening when the crowds have thinned out.

    Jayne T. · October 12, 2011
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  • Matt M.

    Definitely something to check out in Providence over the summer!

    Matt M. · July 8, 2010
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  • Ryan S.

    Don't jaywalk! The cop may whistle at you! Lol

    Ryan S. · August 14, 2011
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  • Bianca H.

    It's nice, not spectacular, but nice.

    Bianca H. · September 9, 2010
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  • Rob T.

    Eat at Waterplace and take it all in

    Rob T. · July 18, 2010
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  • Darshini T.

    You can go on a boat ride sipping a glass of wine while watching the floating bonfires. Amazing experience!

    Darshini T. · September 6, 2012
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  • FamilyFun

    A vibrant street festival capped by a blazing nighttime spectacle: 100 bonfires set afloat at the confluence of 3 rivers.

    FamilyFun · February 17, 2012
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  • Lauren M.

    Fire in fire holders atop a dirty river and crowded sidewalks with Mexicans screaming and untrained children. But hey, what else do we have to do in Rhode island?

    Lauren M. · July 17, 2011
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  • Emily T.

    Serene yet exciting night out first partial lighting this week as a fund raiser please give so that we can enjoy this treasure more often.

    Emily T. · April 28, 2011
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  • National C.

    Every other Saturday, 100 bonfires burn in the center of three rivers that flow through downtown. It's awesome to see, plus there is plenty of live music and performers traveling throughout!

    National C. · November 15, 2013
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  • Mikey M.

    Makes great pictures

    Mikey M. · June 9, 2013
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  • Joel S.

    Near the tunnel.

    Joel S. · June 9, 2013
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  • William Raveis Rhode Island & SE Massachusetts

    There are trails to walk and places to picnic and cook out.

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  • Spencer

    One of the most peaceful places a Rhode Islander can go to. The sights all around the city are breathtaking. It's a must see for any one :)

    Spencer · September 2, 2012
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  • . q.

    Boat for $15. Gondola for $100.

    . q. · October 9, 2011
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  • Todd J.

    Visit the living statues. It is amazing.

    Todd J. · July 30, 2011
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