Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Downtown Providence

Downtown Providence is the heart of the city, filled with world-renowned restaurants, super-cool shopping, stunning historic architecture, and an assortment of fun things to do. Stroll along the riverfront and then explore downtown's cobblestone streets. Be on the lookout for the stunning murals and public art pieces dotted throughout Providence. Make a stop at the Pedestrian Bridge for a spectacular view of the city and a requisite photo. Treat yourself and celebrate our city by spending the day or weekend in Providence. 

Downtown Historic Walking Tour

The geographical, political, economic and cultural core of Rhode Island’s capital, Providence’s downtown neighborhood is bordered by the Providence River and Interstate 95. Colonial Providence was born on the East Side along the Providence River, but with both the success of the...

Thank you to the following partners for their support of Downtown Providence:

  • City of Providence
  • Cornish Associates
  • Dimeo Construction Company
  • Downtown Improvement District
  • Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
  • Jenn Bramley Communications
  • Kristin Fraser
  • Marsella Development
  • Neil Amper
  • Paolino Properties
  • Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism
  • The Providence Foundation
  • Providence Tourism Council
  • Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Regency Plaza and Chestnut Hill Realty Corp.
  • RI United, Zennovation and Lorne Adrain
  • Vincent Buonanno Trust