Welcome to Providence, RI

Providence, known as The Creative Capital, combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. With a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, outstanding hotels, a renowned restaurant scene, and so many things to do, Providence is the perfect place to visit.



While always acknowledging Providence's legacy of participation in the slave trade, we also want to celebrate the rich history of the Black community from the early days of the...

Things to Do

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Free Things To Do

Looking for free events and attractions? Providence has so much to offer. From family...

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The Roger Williams Park Zoo is one of the nation's oldest zoos, home to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular and animals such as African elephants and snow leopards. Don't miss the...

Upcoming Events

DJ Trivia night Mar 04

DJ Trivia night

    Jake & Johnny's Lounge (part of Napolitanos Brooklyn Pizza)

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29 Things To Do in Providence for Leap Day

Leap Year (Day) is one of my favorite days. It’s far more special than a regular holiday as it only comes every four years! To me, it’s an entire day to do whatever you want — the equivalent of an adult snow day. I look forward to this day and make a plan to...

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