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. 

Events

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

Tours & Excursions

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

Providence Self-Guided Historic...

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

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

This year we're bringing Brew at the Zoo to you for a wild night-in with our all new Brew in a Box,... Learn More ›

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence's Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village is one of Rhode Island’s most adored...

Museum of Natural History &...

Experience Rhode Island's only natural history museum and planetarium, including a variety of...

Botanical Center at Roger Williams...

At the Botanical Center, visitors can relax by a waterfall, enjoy the wonderful fragrance of flowers...

Calendar of Events

More Things To Do

We invite you to get out and explore these 15 neighborhoods. There are things to see, do, eat... Learn More ›

Educational and entertaining, Providence has plenty of attractions, events and things to do for... Learn More ›

Vacationing on a budget? The Providence area offers plenty of free activities and events. From... Learn More ›

Providence is known as an epicenter of higher education, with eight college and university campuses... Learn More ›

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...

Performing Arts

Experience the arts in Providence by using our directory of theater venues, arts organizations...

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.