The third annual PVDFest is returning for another four days of festivities in downtown Providence. There are so many artists, installations and performances happening, we decided to go through them and highlight five of this year's not-to-miss events. 


June 2 @ 8 p.m. – Kennedy Plaza
June 3 @ 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. – Kennedy Plaza
Make sure you look up when you come to Providence! BANDALOOP, a group of aerial dancers, will be performing their spectacular display of dance on the façades of Providence's skyscrapers. These artists will be joined by local spoken-word artist Christopher Johnson to bring live music and poetry along with their twirling and flipping. 

PVDFest Washington Street
Sowing Place Community Dinner

June 1 @ 5 p.m. – Kennedy Plaza

Dance Party
Moon Market & Super Dance Party 

June 2 @ 5 p.m. – The Dean Hotel
Make sure you have your dancing shoes on for this Super Dance Party right outside The Dean. Live music and DJs will be getting you on your feet starting at 5 p.m.

PVDFest Parade
Parade and PVDFest Main Event

June 3 @ 4 p.m. – Washington Street
The PVDFest Parade starts off on Washington Street and ends at Kennedy Plaza for a special performance you won't want to miss. Join in the parade and make some noise by registering to walk here.

PVDFest En Masse
En Masse Procession and Performance

June 4 @ 3 p.m. – Cranston Street Armory
En Masse is a large-scale performance by up to 500 different marching bands and musicians from around Rhode Island. This part flash mob, part processional will make you want to join in on the fun. 

There are so many other events and artists participating in this year's event. For a full list and schedule, be sure to check out