Captivate Your imagination at Waterfire - A Providence Art EventIf visiting Providence during WaterFire, get ready for a multisensory spectacle unlike anything else. Smell the aromatic wood smoke burning and head downtown to Providence's Waterplace Basin to witness the award-winning sparkling flames float across Providence. WaterFire is a series of over 100 bonfires perched across three rivers. Created by local artist Barnaby Evans, this mesmerizing art installation continues to draw crowds by thousands to Rhode Island's creative capital, fostering community engagement and the revitalization of downtown.
There is no admission to WaterFire, however, please consider making a small donation of $5 or more to keep WaterFire Providence alive.
WaterFire typically begins lighting 15 minutes after sunset. Please check the event schedule.
- Art Installation Lighting
- Street Performers