Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

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. 

Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

You can be thankful for this list of restaurants open in the Providence area on Thanksgiving Day.

Providence for the Holidays

Looking for some holiday cheer this season? Head to Providence, RI and experience the warmth and...

Family Fun

Head to Providence and explore one of the nation's best zoos, let imaginations run wild at the...

Featured Things To Do

Neighborhood Driven. Regional Italian. Sarto, downtown Providence's exciting new restaurant is open daily for fast breakfast, lunch, aperitivo and dinner. Just a few blocks from the RI Convention Center and downtown hotels, and only one block from the Providence Performing Arts Center, Sarto is the perfect restaurant to visit while visiting Providence for pleasure or work. Learn More ›

Some of Providence’s greatest assets are its vibrant, thriving neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has... Learn More ›

Submerge yourself in Providence's fascinating history, local lore and quirky tales by taking a... Learn More ›

From historic tours to WaterFire, performing arts to food festivals and everything in between,... Learn More ›

Make planning your next vacation easier by choosing from an array of inclusive getaway packages... Learn More ›

A visit to Providence offers easy access to many attractions, universities, shops, sporting event... Learn More ›

WaterFire Providence

Providence's signature event, WaterFire draws tens of thousands of people to the heart of the city. 



Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams Park is a top-notch family attraction that has delighted generations of visitors. The zoo recently earned rave reviews and record attendance at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.

The park also contains waterways, walks, Botanical Center, a Carousel Village, Museum of Natural History and PlanetariumThe Alex and Ani City Center boasts wonderful ice skating downtown, featuring more ice than Rockefeller Center and the city's dynamic skyline as a backdrop. History buffs will revel in the city's rich and varied architecture, which ranges from Colonial to Modern, as well as landmarks such as the First Baptist Church in America.

The Providence Bruins

The Providence Bruins play at the Dunkin' Donuts Center and are the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Boston Bruins. The P-Bruins offer many special discounted ticket offers and feature giveaway nights including hats, Dunkin' Donuts Mugs, plush Snoopys and more. For ticket information please visit providencebruins.com or call 401-273-5000.