Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Waterplace Park

THINGS TO DO IN THE PROVIDENCE AREA

In Providence you can do your own thing. Sample the latest dishes at a red-hot restaurant. Score a one-of-a-kind find in distinctive neighborhood shops. We’ve got tons of public art, great museums, award-winning theater and cool music. Plus, we’re affordable and easy to get to. With so many options, you can curate a vacation that is uniquely yours. Pick your Providence today. 

Father's Day Specials & Events

If those family road trips taught us anything, it's that dads usually got stuck in the...

Pride

Providence’s Pride celebration includes a spectacular Illuminated Nighttime Parade and...

Events

From historic tours to WaterFire, performing arts to food festivals and everything in...

Calendar of Events

More Things To Do

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Shopping

From boutiques to department stores, Providence offers ample shopping. 

Nightlife

There is always something fun and exciting to do in Providence at night. Sing your heart out at...

Tours & Excursions

Immerse yourself in Providence's fascinating history, local lore and quirky tales by...

WaterFire Providence 

Providence's signature event, WaterFire, features a series of nearly 100 bonfires crackling just above the surface of the three rivers that run through the city. Take a look at the video below for a glimpse of this spectacular event.



Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams Park is a top-notch family attraction that has delighted generations of visitors. The zoo earns rave reviews and stellar attendance each year at its Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. The park also contains waterways, walks, the Botanical Center, Carousel Village, and the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium