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Providence For The Holidays

Looking for some holiday cheer this season? Head to Providence, RI and experience the warmth and charm of timeless New England holiday traditions, along with the city's sophisticated arts, culinary and shopping scenes. From carolers, festivals and strolls, to rock concert extravaganzas, there are scores of holiday happenings for all to enjoy.



These Feet are Made for Shoppin'!

The Hotel Providence
Providence, RI
Dates: Nov. 24 - Dec. 22, 2013. Some blackout dates apply.
Price: $199 (includes tax)
Phone: 401-861-8000
They say "These boots are made for Walkin" but we know those rules don't apply during the shopping season; it's all about the feet, baby! Let us take care of you, while you take care of everyone else on your list.
Includes: Superior room, express pedicure for one guest at the Christiaan Salon, transportation to and from spa, Dr. Scholl's Massage Gel Insoles for one guest, a Vince Camuto Bling tote bag (while supplies last), and a Wrentham Village Premium Oulets VIP coupon book with hundreds of dollars in savings.  

Romance Package
The Hotel Providence
Providence, RI
Price: Call for rates and availability
Phone: 401-861-8000
Includes: Overnight accommodations in a deluxe room, dinner for two in our restaurant, Aspire Seasonal Kitchen (up to $100), breakfast for two in Aspire Seasonal Kitchen (up to $25), a bottle of house Champagne and six chocolate covered strawberries.  

Family Movie Night
Providence Marriott Downtown
Providence, RI
Price: Use promo code FML. Based upon availability.
Phone: 866-807-2171
Includes: Deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two adults and up to three kids, a complimentary in-room movie, free pizza with your choice of topping, free parking, and a City Advantage Card, offering discounts and freebies to area restaurants and attractions.

New Year's Eve Package
Providence Marriott Downtown
Providence, RI
Price: $359
Phone: 401-553-0400
Includes: Deluxe overnight accommodations for two on 12-31-13; reception from 6 - 7 p.m. with light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar; comedy show with Ben Hague; dinner and dancing with a champagne toast at midnight; and coffee and breakfast pastries served at 12:45 p.m. the next day.

Click here for a full list of getaway packages.


Christmas at Blithewold
Now - January 5, 2014
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Road, Bristol | 401-253-2707
Blithewold is now offering weekly guided tours of the beautifully decorated Mansion during the Christmas season at Blithewold.

December 26, 2013 - January 12, 2014
Providence Performing Arts Center
220 Weybosset Street, Providence | 401-831-9344
Enjoy the three-time Tony Award winning blockbuster Wicked playing at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Wicked is the story behind the witches of Oz. 

Happy New Year at Providence Children's Museum
December 31
Providence Children's Museum
100 South Street, Providence | 401-273-5437
Create noisemakers from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and join a ball drop to ring in 2014 at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM!

Winter Wonder Days
January 1 - February 28
Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Avenue | 401-785-3510
YES, the Zoo is open all year long! And you can have a wonderful time exploring our "wild" winter wonderland with half-priced admission throughout January and February.

Click here to see events for New Year's Eve.


See for yourself why Travel + Leisure named Providence one of the best places to ring in the new year. click for info...


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