Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

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.



Black Heritage in Providence

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 Revolution to the present day. From the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society's exhibit on Black...

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Things to Do


Warm up a wintry day with a little shopping adventure. The Providence Flea is a great way to spend...

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

Annie Feb 04


    Providence Performing Arts Center
Anthony Rodia Feb 04

Anthony Rodia

    Comedy Connection of Rhode Island
By The Queen Feb 04

By The Queen

    Trinity Rep

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Black-Owned Restaurants in Providence, Rhode Island

Featuring everything from Southern soul food to traditional African and Caribbean cuisines, Providence is home to a wide variety of Black-owned restaurants, food trucks and even a tea shop. Enjoy one of The District's signature pizzas for dinner or indulge your sweet tooth...

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