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Annual Events at Providence

Exciting Events in Providence

No matter what season you are visiting Providence, Rhode Island, you can expect to find an inspiring and entertaining event to attend for every interest. From the WaterFire art installations to Restaurant Week and PDVFest, get your tickets to the best annual events happening in Providence, Rhode Island.

Water Fire in Rhode Island

Water Fire

Visit WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on three rivers in downtown Providence, for a multi-sensory art event paired with music, culture, and fun.
Rhode Island Pride Fest And Parade

Rhode Island Pride Fest And Parade

Wear your rainbow flair and celebrate the culture, art, music, and diversity of the local LGBT community with concerts, club events, and a colorful nighttime parade in downtown Providence held annually in June.
Jack-o-lantern Spectacular in Rhode Island

Jack-o-lantern Spectacular

Head to Roger Williams Zoo in October for a spooky and fun way to celebrate the season. Walk along the wooded paths lined with thousands of illuminated pumpkins artistically carved into Halloween themes.
Rhode Island Comic Con

Rhode Island Comic Con

Comic book fans of all walks come together each November for a fun three-day event with everything from "Star Trek" to "Star Wars." Do a meet-and-greet and dress in the costume of your favorite legend.
Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival

Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival

Come take part in the largest public film festival in New England each August showcasing filmmakers from around the world. Winners qualify for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
AS220’s Foo Fest in Rhode Island

AS220’s Foo Fest

Providence's unique arts organization knows how to throw a block party, and Foo Fest proves it. Held annually in downtown, Foo features over a dozen artist installations, music, and family-friendly offerings.
PVDFEST in Rhode Island


Join residents of Rhode Island for their signature art festival that brings together artists from across the globe. Rejoice in live music, dancing, and creative art installations during this four-day cultural experience.
Providence Restaurant Weeks in Rhode Island

Providence Restaurant Weeks

Voted one of America's hottest foodie cities by Travel + Leisure magazine, check out some of the city's best restaurants as they feature prix-fixe menus with three and four-course meals and a discounted price.