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

Buy Local

This holiday season, keep it local and support Rhode Island’s renowned restaurants,...

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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 Feb 26

DJ Trivia night

    Jake & Johnny's Lounge (part of Napolitanos Brooklyn Pizza)
Eclectic Visions Art Opening Feb 26

Eclectic Visions Art Opening

    First Unitarian Church in the Atrium One Benevolent Street, Providence RI

Blog Providence

It's Not Easy Being Green. Unless You're Pizza.

Growing up, my Irish-Italian family celebrated St. Patrick's and St. Joseph's Days pretty equally. We wore green and ate corned beef and shamrock-shaped sugar cookies on March 17. Two days later, we donned our red sweaters and sat down to a dinner of homemade spaghetti...

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