Win prizes while you explore Downtown, support local businesses
and soak up public art this summer.

Over the last six years, PVDFest has earned its reputation as Providence’s signature summer arts festival. Whether you’re an art lover or foodie or just enjoy fun in the sun, PVDFest provides an unforgettable experience. While the public health crisis postponed this year festival, the PVDFest team remains committed to celebrating arts and culture in the spirit of the festival. From Aug. 3 through Sept. 1, fun-seekers will have the opportunity to experience all things PVDFest through a virtual scavenger hunt!

PVDFest Scavenger Hunt

The premise is simple, find the locations, snap an image or video that clearly shows you at the location and share it on social media using the hashtag #PVDFestHunt and tag @pvdfest. Complete those easy steps and, viola, you’re automatically entered to win prize packages, which have been generously donated by community partners. Speaking of prizes, here’s what’s up for grabs:

The Gold Prize
$250 Visa gift card, a 2-night hotel stay at Hotel Providence*, including a complimentary in-room amenity, a 4-guest private PVDFest public art walking tour, 4 tickets to Roger Williams Park Zoo, and a PVDFest swag bag!

The Silver Prize
$150 Visa gift card, 4 tickets to Roger Williams Park Zoo, and a PVDFest swag bag!

The Bronze Prize
$100 Visa gift card, 4 tickets to Roger Williams Park Zoo, and a PVDFest swag bag!

Are you excited? On Aug. 3, the tasks for the scavenger hunt will be announced on PVDFest social media platforms. Until then, grab a selfie stick, pick out your fliest festival wear (and comfiest shoes), and get ready for this unique PVDFest experience throughout Downtown Providence!

For more information about the scavenger hunt, including full eligibility requirements, visit

*The Hotel Providence stay is based on availability, not valid on WaterFire weekends, and expires 8/15/21.