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. 

 

2019 WaterFire Dates

Check out the dates for WaterFire's 2019 season here and start planning your visit.

College Graduations

Plan your visit to cheer on your grad.

Federal Hill Stroll — June 11, 2019

Don't miss the 20th Annual Federal Hill Stroll. Order your tickets now!

Featured Things To Do

PVD Food Truck Events produces events throughout the state of Rhode Island. Enjoy food from locally owned trucks. Many of our events also have live music. Admission is free to almost all of our events, however we do work with charities throughout the season and accept donations for them. Learn More ›

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 ›

If you'd like to get a jump on celebrating Independence Day, visit Pawtuxet Village on the... 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.