Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Family Fun in Providence

Head to Providence and explore one of the nation's best zoos, let imaginations run wild at the children's museum, or ice skate in the center of downtown Providence. Take a look below for a variety of fun things to do with kids of all ages.

Highlighted Things To Do

Roger Williams Park Zoo

The Roger Williams Park Zoo is the third oldest zoo in the country (since 1872). The zoo's...

Providence Children's Museum

The Providence Children's Museum presents hands-on exhibit areas and lively programs designed for...

WaterFire Providence

WaterFire Providence is a series of bonfires installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence....

Providence Kayak

Discover Providence at your own pace as you paddle throughout the picturesque bridges, cobblestone...

BankNewport City Center

The BankNewport City Center provides outdoor ice skating for adults and children plus a Subway...

Mulligan's Island

Adventure awaits at Mulligan’s Island! Imagine a picturesque getaway in the heart of Rhode Island...

Family-Friendly Events

Ice Jam 2023 Jan 26

Ice Jam 2023

    BankNewport City Center
Discovery Tykes Feb 03

Discovery Tykes

    Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Monster Jam Feb 03

Monster Jam

    Amica Mutual Pavilion
Bluey's Big Play Apr 01

Bluey's Big Play

    Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS)

Fun All Year – Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall

Museums & Historic Attractions

Outdoor Adventures

Despite being an urban capital city, Providence boasts an impressive array of green space and recreational opportunities.