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Fall & Halloween Things To Do In The Providence Area

Fall and the Halloween season are upon us, and Providence, RI is brimming with ways to scare up some fun during this most wicked time of year. Don't miss the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo with its scores of illuminated and intricately carved pumpkins. Take a walk (or boat ride) on Providence's paranormal side on a Providence Ghost Tour and listen to some of the city's haunted tales. 

Literary fans will be interested to learn that H.P. Lovecraft, famed author of horror fiction, lived most of his life in Providence. Visit his grave in Swan Point Cemetery and see what mysterious mementos his fans have left behind. Looking for something a little less spooky? How about a warm meal and some pumpkin-inspired ales and cocktails at a local haunt

Book an overnight at one of the city’s fabulous hotels, and curate a Halloween getaway that is uniquely yours. Pick your wicked Providence today. 

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo

Don't miss the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular this Halloween season, as it returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo from September 29 through October 31. A true, one-of-a-kind experience for audiences of all ages, this year’s guests will share in the nostalgia of their favorite TV shows,...

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WaterFire, an award-winning fire sculpture installation on the three rivers in downtown Providence, has become a must-see for visitors.

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Local Beer Gardens

The days are growing warmer and longer, so grab your sunglasses and some friends and raise a glass to beer garden season! There's no shortage of options to sit outside and sip some suds throughout the Providence area this season.

Providence Theater

Providence Performing Arts Center

Originally a historic Loew's Theater built in 1928, the Providence Performing Arts...

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Trinity Rep

In 2014, Trinity Rep was named the State Theater of Rhode Island in celebration of its...

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Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS)

The VETS has held a unique place in the cultural life of Rhode Island as a performance...

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The Wilbury Theatre Group

Founded in 2010, The Wilbury Group produces plays by artists on the cutting-edge of...

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