Three Nights of Lights in Providence, RI
December 5, 6 & 7

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Make the season bright during Providence’s Three Nights of Lights. This annual three-day festival includes fun for the whole family, with free citywide events, all incorporating the theme of light. The festivities include instillations and activations by WaterFire, FirstWorks and The Avenue Concept, tree lightings, live entertainment, holiday markets, and so much more.

Three Nights of Lights is typically held in late November or early December, so be sure to check back for 2024 dates.

Support Special Olympics Rhode Island

Special Olympics Donut Week

This year’s Three Nights of Lights kicks off Special Olympics Donut Week, an annual initiative where Dunkin’ franchisees in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts donate 25 cents from every donut sold to Special Olympics. Special Olympics Donut Week runs Saturday, Dec. 2 - Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. Show your support for Special Olympics Rhode Island by visiting Dunkin' or donating online.

Snapshot of Last Year's Events

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Keep it local and support Rhode Island’s renowned restaurants, eclectic shops, stellar arts organizations and fun family attractions. Find great ideas for shopping, dining and things to do throughout the state.

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