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Due to the breathtaking beauty and vibrant lighting, Providence city in Rhode Island, USA, is one of the best attractions for travelers. It is once again set to attract millions of visitors this year with the return of its highly popular WaterFire Event.

Providence Rhode Island WaterFire

WaterFire is a wonderful creation by Barnaby Evan and a local artist. The 2023 WaterFire Providence is ready to provide an outstanding experience that combines the magic of art and music. People from all over the world wait long to see a series of around 100 bonfires that blaze magically along the three rivers.

As the sun sets, the city comes alive with the burning wood that fills the air. It beautifully mingles with the sounds of music, creating a truly memorable happiness free of cost. The event’s delight is further enhanced by the presence of street performers, musicians, and thousands to millions of lively attendees.

WaterFire Providence will feature full lighting through the downtown area and partial lighting that only confines to the WaterFire Basin. Here are the dates for this year’s WaterFire Events:

Full Lighting Dates:

August 19, 2023 (WaterFire Providence)

  • From sunset at 7:40 p.m. until midnight
  • Waterplace Park & Downtown Providence

September 9, 2023 (WaterFire Providence – Part of PVDFest)

  • From sunset 7:05 p.m. to midnight
  • Waterplace Park & Downtown Providence

September 30, 2023 (WaterFire Providence)

  • From sunset at 6:29 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Waterplace Park & Downtown Providence.

November 4, 2023 (WaterFire’s Salute to Veterans)

  • From sunset at 5:36 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Waterplace Park.

Partial Lighting Dates:

September 2, 2023 (WaterFire Providence)

  • From sunset 7:17 p.m. to midnight
  • Waterplace Park.

Make sure to mark your calendars and be ready to join the community celebrating the 2023 WaterFire Providence!

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