Welcome to Providence, RI

Providence, known as The Creative Capital, combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. With a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, outstanding hotels, a renowned restaurant scene, and so many things to do, Providence is the perfect place to visit.



Check out GoPVD’s new destination video, produced by Rhode Island’s Animus Studios and featuring hometown band Deer Tick’s single “Forgiving Ties.”


Things to Do

Pizza Week
April 14-20

GoProvidence is celebrating this ever-popular dish. We've rallied our chefs to cook up...

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April Vacation

Looking for things to keep the kids busy during their school break this April? Keep...

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The Roger Williams Park Zoo is one of the nation's oldest zoos, home to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular and animals such as African elephants and snow leopards. Don't miss the...

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2024 WaterFire Dates Released

You can travel the globe and never find anything quite like WaterFire. A series of nearly 100 bonfires that seems to magically perch on the three rivers of Downtown Providence, WaterFire is actually an art installation. Created by local artist and Brown grad Barnaby Evans,...

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