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

Design Week RI Sep 29

Design Week RI

    Various locations in RI
Roller Disco Sep 29

Roller Disco

    BankNewport City Center
Vineyard Voyages Sep 29

Vineyard Voyages

    Providence River Boat Company
Spooky Zoo Oct 22

Spooky Zoo

    Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village
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.