Summer Festivals To Check Out in Providence & Beyond

Festivals are fun for everyone and there are some amazing ones scheduled throughout Rhode Island this summer. Some showcase the arts, while others focus on culture and heritage. Below is a list of some upcoming local festivals in and around Providence. June RI PrideFest (June 15) – Rhode Island's…

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Buy Local at Rhode Island Night Market

The Rhode Island Night Market at Mulligan's Island is the place to be! Running select Saturdays throughout the summer, it's a fun and lively event where local artisans and entrepreneurs show off their unique talents. Browse a variety of cool handmade items and sample some delicious local food. It's…

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Outdoor Yoga in the Providence Area

Whether you're in Providence for a convention and need a break between meetings or visiting with the family and looking for a few minutes to yourself, a little yoga might be exactly the self-care you need. Sure, you could head to the closest gym. But why not take advantage of the summer weather and…

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Partner News — Spring 2024

Spring is in the air, and so is a whole lot of pollen. As soon as we stop sneezing, we'll be ready for some outdoor fun! Let's take a look at what's happening at the PWCVB and with you, our partners. PWCVB UPDATES Providence is nominated for Most Walkable City to Visit in the USA Today 10Best…

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East Providence Launches June Restaurant Week

Get ready for the first-ever East Providence Restaurant Week (June 16–22)! With nearly 40 local restaurants joining in, from cozy cafes to fancy dining, there's something for everyone. Check out the full list of participants, specials and an interactive map at EastProvidenceFood.com. It's a great…

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Best Hikes Near Providence, Rhode Island

You might know Providence as the Creative Capital with attractions like WaterFire, RISD Museum and the Providence Performing Arts Center – but did you know there are a number of hiking trails within 10–25 minutes of the city? Nature attractions and outdoor destinations are quickly becoming a hot…

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Freestyle Your Meeting in Providence

With a history of freethinking that dates back to its founder Roger Williams, Providence is all about giving meeting and event planners the ability to craft an experience totally tailored to their unique vision. All you need is a little imagination to freestyle your event in a way that surprises and…

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Why Buy Local RI Matters to You

You're probably familiar with Buy Local RI as a holiday campaign. It's been around for years, under the stewardship of the Rhode Island Foundation. Last fall, they entrusted GoProvidence with ownership of Buy Local RI. With the Rhode Island Foundation's continued support, along with that of…

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