Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

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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. 

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Events throughout the city include the Illuminated Night Gay Pride Parade, a performance...

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Father's Day Fun

Father's Day is coming up, so give dad a break and head to the Providence area for some...

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PVD Food Truck Events

Food Trucks Roll into Richmond

Second Thursday of Each Month
Beginning April 13 and running through August 10
Pasquale Farms

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Food Truck Friday Roger Williams Park

Every Friday
April 14-Sept. 29
Roger Williams Park

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Warwick Food Truck Night - Crowne Plaza

Third Thursday of Each Month
April 20-Oct. 6
Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick

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Food Truck Concert Nights Diamond Hill Park

Fourth Thursday of Each Month April 27-Aug. 24 Diamond Hill State Park

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Sunday Food Truck Funday at Sacred Cow

May 28, Jul. 9 & Aug. 6 Munroe Dairy's Sacred Cow Ice Cream Shop and Market

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Midweek Mobile Munchies and Music

Last Wednesday of Each Month
May 31-Aug. 30
Holy Trinity Parish

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Fall River Food Trucks at the Gates

First Thursday of Each Month
Jun. 1-Aug. 3
Ponta Delgada Blvd.

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Food Trucks & Concerts at Chase Farm 2023

Select Saturdays
Jun. 17-Sep. 2
Chase Farm

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Food Truck Sunsets - Safe Harbor New England...

Select Saturdays
Jun. 24-Aug. 19
Safe Harbor New England Boatworks

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Food Truck Picnic in the Park

Select Sundays
Jun. 25-Aug. 20
Capron Park

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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 for a glimpse of this spectacular event.

Providence Area Attractions

You'll find a wide variety of attractions in Providence and throughout Rhode Island. Take a look below and start planning some fun.

Want to enjoy an authentic Venetian experience in the heart of Providence? Take a journey with us...

Last Week in Providence

Take a look at how people are finding ways to safely appreciate all that Providence has to offer. Below are some of the great pics taken last week in Providence. Click through for more.

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Roger Williams Park

Historic Rhode Island

Today, many of Providence's historic landmarks are open to the public, including the RISD Museum, the state's leading museum of art and design; the John Brown House Museum, a landmark from the 18th century; and the 

Upcoming Events

Michael Rapaport Jun 08

Michael Rapaport

    Comedy Connection of Rhode Island
Nature Drawing Jun 08

Nature Drawing

    Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

LGBTQ+ Providence

Providence is home to a thriving, diverse and dynamic LGBTQ+ community, whose influence may be found in every corner of our city. 

Providence Self-Guided Historic Walking Tours

Immerse yourself in Providence's fascinating history, local lore and quirky tales by taking a self-guided walking tour. Explore the historic East Side, the rich culture of the West Side, the evolution of the Jewelry District, the reinvention of Downtown, and the city's early...

Providence Neighborhoods

Some of Providence’s greatest assets are its vibrant, thriving neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has its own distinct personality, unique history and welcoming community.

Tours & Excursions

Explore the city on foot and see the sites up close on a walking tour. If you’re looking for a more leisurely adventure, sit back, relax and enjoy the views by bus. And, if you’re the seafaring type, hop on board a gondola or riverboat tour of the city.

Local Shopping

From boutiques to department stores, Providence offers ample shopping.