WaterFire is a multifaceted arts, music, and bonfire event located in Providence, Rhode Island.
The citywide festival returned with the first full lighting of the year on June 3, 2023! Prior, there were two partial bonfire lightings in April. It’s a must add to your ultimate New England summer bucket list.
This year will be the 27th anniversary of Providence’s iconic tourist attraction. There will be 8 full lighting ceremonies along with 5 partial lightings for 13 lightings in total between April and November 2023.
The 2023 season of WaterFire will continue through the first week in November. Be sure to check out waterfire.org for a full list of the lighting ceremonies.
WaterFire is free to enjoy by the public! The best way to explore the dazzling reflections from over 80 bonfires gleaming along the rivers of Providence are by Gondola! You can reserve a ride with La Gondola Providence!