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

Roller Disco Aug 18

Roller Disco

    BankNewport City Center
Vineyard Voyages Aug 18

Vineyard Voyages

    Providence River Boat Company
Discovery Tykes Aug 19

Discovery Tykes

    Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Summer Stories Aug 19

Summer Stories

    Whitehorne House Museum
Design Week RI Sep 23

Design Week RI

    Various locations in RI

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.