WaterFire Providence® is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.
The Providence Downtown Improvement District aims "to continuously enhance the quality of life in downtown Providence." Our website shares information about downtown businesses, events, news, real estate and more.
With more than 160 stores, eight restaurants, and entertainment venues, you’ll find something for every age, taste and style at Providence Place! For holiday, restaurant, department store and cinema hours visit
The Rhode Island Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Providence and is a multi-purpose facility. Capable of hosting trade shows, consumer shows, exhibits, receptions, banquets, meetings and, of course, conventions, event planners will enjoy a collaborative partnership with our knowledgeable and professional staff. For those who want to experience all of downtown Providence, the Convention Center is attached, via a sky-bridge, to the Omni Hotel, the Providence Place Mall, and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
Located in the heart of Providence, The Dunkin’ Donuts Center is New England’s premier events arena managed by SMG. Home to the AHL Providence Bruins and the Big East Providence College Friars, it is host to various sporting events, major concerts, family shows, and trade shows. With 31,000 square feet, the floor can be set up to accommodate center stage shows, table seating, ice, dirt, basketball, and event trade show booths.
The mission of Providence Children's Museum is to inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration.
The Museum welcomes children and adults of all backgrounds and from all communities. Its focus is on serving southern New England children, ages 1 to 11, and the adults who care for them.
315 Harborside Blvd, Providence, RI, United States
The Culinary Arts Museum is an educational resource for Johnson & Wales University, the community at-large, food scholars, and the food service industry. The Culinary Arts Museum seeks to both preserve and interpret the broad culinary and hospitality heritage addressed by the university. It is a showcase for the work of students, faculty, alumni, and distinguished visiting chefs. Through exhibitions and special events, the museum strives to interpret the evolution of food preparation and presentation, the development of culinary equipment and technology, the diverse menus offered, and the places where people partake of food.
Slater Mill became the first successful factory in the US. It was dedicated exclusively to the production of cotton thread until 1829, and then continuously occupied until 1921 with various owners and renters.
Today, the Slater Mill campus includes three historic structures, regular museum tours, a gift shop, exhibition gallery space, the Jencks Education Conference Center and rental hall, and an outdoor park open to the community for passive recreation and special events.
At Battleship Cove, the past is at your fingertips.You'll thrill to the state-of-the-art special effects in the new Pearl Harbor Experience.
The kids will love scampering aroundthe world's largest collection of US naval ships and imagining dangerous missions aboard the mighty USS
Massachusetts... the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.. PT Boats in the South Pacific.
And the whole family will love
spending quality time together
on an unforgettable journey of discovery. Whether you're a casual visitor, tourist, history buff, a student, teacher or scout leader, this world-
class maritime heritage museum has something for everyone.
One of our nation’s oldest zoos (opened in 1872), Roger Williams Park Zoo is an integral part of southern New England’s history and heritage, bringing excitement and discovery of the natural world to generations of visitors. Today the Zoo is one of Rhode Island’s top tourist attractions, welcoming over half a million people annually from all over New England and beyond.
Ranked by Yankee Magazine as one of the five best public gardens in New England, Blithewold, formerly home to the Van Wickle family, is a 45-room English-style manor mansion filled with family heirlooms, framed by a series of lovely gardens and arboretum on Narragansett Bay.
Twin River Casino is one of the largest casinos in North America, with 5,020 gaming positions! Offering both smoking and non-smoking gaming options, Twin River is Rhode Island's largest gaming and entertainment venue, as well as its top tourist and cultural attraction. Formerly known as Lincoln Park, the renovated facility offers over 300,000 square-feet of gaming space. The casino operates over 4,500 video slot machines and virtual table games (including blackjack and roulette), as well as 80 live table games including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, three card poker, craps and more.
Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. It was founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers' Bureau, a group of visionary educators dedicated to providing new resources for both teachers and students, as a center for the exchange of materials and ideas to advance the teaching of science. For over 100 years it has been engaging children in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.
39 Norwich-Westerly Rd, Ledyard, CT, United States
Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, world-renowned spas, awarding-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event.
A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun, created in 1996 by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events. Boasting three world-class casinos, Mohegan Sun is also host to the Kids Quest/Cyber Quest family entertainment facility, a luxurious day spa, convention center and meeting facility, a state-of-the-art Poker Room as well as three major entertainment venues with seating from 300 to 10,000. People from across the globe come to see live concerts with some of today's top headliners, along with major sporting events including Mohegan Sun's very own WNBA team, the Connecticut Sun.
Patriot Place, located adjacent to Gillette Stadium on Route 1 in Foxborough, Mass., features 1.3 million square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including large and boutique retailers, 17 casual to high end restaurants and other nightlife venues. Among the highlights of Patriot Place are New England’s first Bass Pro Shops, a state-of-the-art, 14-screen Showcase Cinema De Lux, the first Showcase Live concert and event venue, the 16,000-square-foot CBS Scene Restaurant & Bar, the award-winning Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon, a Brigham & Women’s/Mass General Health Care Facility and the Renaissance Hotel & Spa at Patriot Place. With a four-star hotel, restaurants, attractions and several hundred thousand square feet of event space, Patriot Place is an ideal conference, meeting or special event destination.
While you'll find a huge selection of outdoor gear, Bass Pro Shops stores are also part museum, art gallery, antique store, aquarium, education, conservation and entertainment center. Using more than 3,500 area artifacts, antiques, pictures, mounts and memorabilia, the store becomes a living museum of New England's hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor legacies.
Plimoth Plantation is a living museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, that shows the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims.
Newport's only ocean beach. Located adjacent to the famous Cliff Walk. Outdoor skateboard park, weekly free summer concerts, seasonal carousel, Save the Bay’s "Exploration Center.” Banquet Hall available for corporate and private functions. Free use of over sand wheelchairs. Rental cabañas, rental beach chairs, surf boards, boogie boards and umbrellas. Children's playground, covered picnic pavilion, seasonal snack bar, beach store with souvenirs. Public restrooms, indoor and outdoor cold water showers. No dogs permitted Memorial Day through Oct. 1.
Located along the legendary Ocean Drive in Newport, RI, Gooseberry Beach is a private beach club open to the public. Come and enjoy the most beautiful beach in Newport, with its white sand and clear calm ocean waters. Gooseberry is the perfect family beach for swimming, snorkeling or building sand castles. We have chair rentals, changing rooms, and showers for our guests. Open 9-5. Visit Gooseberry Cafe which offers great beach food.
Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, Fort Adams State Park offers an exceptional panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. The park offers a wide range of activities including salt water bathing, fishing, boating, soccer, rugby, and picnicking. Fort Adams is perhaps best known for its annual summer concerts when the Jazz Festival, and the Folk Festival draw thousands to enjoy the music and beautiful surroundings.
Newport Harbor front park. Bandstand, picnic tables-covered pavilion, benches, large open grassy area, playground. Pets allowed on leash only. Seasonal public restroom. Free boat ramp and fishing pier. *Swimming not recommended after heavy rain.
Located on site, one of the most popular Irish Sports Pubs in Seekonk and Providence, Dublin Rose brings a taste of Ireland to a unique setting.
Dublin Rose is born from Irish roots and is a uniquely stylish sports pub which offers high-quality traditional pub fare in addition to many familiar Irish favorites.
With all the dishes made from scratch, they provide customers with only the freshest ingredients. They are dedicated to the celebration of great food, great beer, great entertainment and great service Watch the game in our bar with multiple TVs and a fun vibe for mixing and mingling.
In 1993, Al Castiglioni and his friend Steve Bianchini opened Chardonnay’s. Since then, the company has evolved into a regional standard bearer of great food, great wine, and great service for guests across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
Welcome to Chili's -- a place where you can spend time with your friends, your family, the ones you love the most. Sit back. Order an appetizer, enjoy a great dinner, indulge in a dessert... and make your story. More LIFE Happens Here.
There was no shortage of restaurants when Not Your Average Joe’s first opened in 1994. There was, however, a shortage of great restaurants with reasonable prices in the suburbs. Tired of driving too far and paying too much, Steve Silverstein decided to build the restaurant he was longing for.
The name Not Your Average Joe’s came out of Steve’s determination to avoid the run-of-the-mill-restaurant rut. He wanted to create a unique neighborhood place, where people know your name, where the food and prices are great, where you feel special without dressing up.
Outback Steakhouse is an Australian themed steakhouse restaurant. Although beef and steak items make up a good portion of the menu, the concept offers a variety of chicken, ribs, seafood, and pasta dishes. The Company's strategy is to differentiate its restaurants by emphasizing consistently high-quality food and service, generous portions at moderate prices and a casual atmosphere suggestive of the Australian Outback.
Ichigo Ichie stands for 'one chance, one encounter', and is the kind of hospitality we strive to achieve. At Ichigo Ichie, one can find traditional Japanese cuisine as well as a modern fusion influence in perfect harmony. Whether it's casual dining or that special occasion, we have just the right place for you. Choose to sit at the bar or lounge for a casual night out, or stay in our dining room for a more private ambiance. Looking for something a little loud and fun? Try our hibachi room and enjoy great food while watching our chef turn cooking into theatrical entertainment.
The Old Grist Mill is touted by locals as the supreme New England tavern featuring everything from steaks and chops to some of the freshest seafood dishes in all of New England. Our Crab Cakes are legendary, as is the Baked Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp. Other favorites are Clams Steamed in Garlic, Onions and White Wine, Boston Scrod, of course, and lobsters served virtually any way you like them.
Come to Hemenway's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar to experience a Providence classic that boasts time-honored recipes for ocean-fresh seafood. You remember...for your graduation, it was our Lobster Pie. For your first anniversary, it was Oysters Hemenway's. Every year for your birthday, you celebrate with our Alaskan King Crab Legs.
Located in the heart of Providence’s Federal Hill, Siena Restaurant was opened in 2005 and features authentic Tuscan cuisine in a warm and lively atmosphere. While the brothers were raised in Warwick, R.I., their family has deep roots in the Italian-American community on Federal Hill making it the perfect location for their first restaurant. Siena Cucina · Enoteca opened in 2007 just a few miles from where they grew up in East Greenwich. Siena Cucina · Enoteca compliments the trusted menu from the original Siena Restaurant, with many of the warm touches and great food found in kitchens and wine bars all over Italy.
From the moment you step into The Capital Grille, the experience is one of comfortable elegance. African mahogany paneling and Art Deco chandeliers provide a warm, stately setting for our nationally renowned dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and acclaimed world-class wines. With service as gracious as it is attentive, we look forward to impressing you.
Born of fire, tested by ice, confirmed by legions of loyal guests each day, LongHorn Steakhouse® has grown to become the undisputed home for great steak done right. Founded in 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, the restaurant began with one man's passion for perfect steak but had very few guests to convince. Then a freak snowstorm hit Atlanta in 1982, stranding motorists and drawing them to one of the only hospitable places available - a restaurant then called LongHorn Steaks Restaurant & Saloon. Tales of expertly grilled steaks soon spread like wildfire, and the legend of LongHorn was born.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.
Founded in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design (or “RIZ-dee” for the acronym RISD) is one of the oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in the U.S. Each year approximately 2,300 students from around the world pursue a creative, studio-based education at RISD, which offers rigorous bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in 19 architecture, design, fine arts and art education majors. The college is located in Providence, Rhode Island, which offers its own vibrant art scene and is conveniently located between two other major cultural centers: Boston and New York.
At Johnson & Wales University (JWU), a private, nonprofit NEASC-accredited institution, our unique education model is designed to inspire your professional success and lifelong intellectual growth.
Nearly 11,000 students from 70+ countries are making their careers happen in our 40+ undergraduate, graduate, online, continuing education and accelerated programs in arts & sciences, business, culinary arts, hospitality, technology and education.
JWU students are ready to do what it takes to be the best in their career field, and they’re ready to start now.
Are you one of them?
1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI, United States
Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, independent, not-for-profit, Catholic institution of higher education.
Committed to fostering academic excellence through the sciences and humanities, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment.
600 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI, United States
Rhode Island College is located on a 180-acre campus in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence. This location combines easy access to the benefits and resources of the metropolitan area with a suburban atmosphere.
Rhode Island College has undergone expansion in recent decades at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The college now serves approximately 9,000 students in courses and programs on and off campus.
The college is the first of the three public institutions of higher education that operates under the aegis of the Board of Education.
1150 Douglas Turnpike, Smithfield, RI, United States
Throughout its 150-year history, Bryant University has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant's close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills.
Whatever your goals may be, the Community College of Rhode Island can help you attain them. Whether you’re starting your college career, returning to school to change careers or looking for classes for personal enrichment, we have a place for you. Come join our community of 18,000 students from more than100 countries. Wherever life’s challenges may lead you, CCRI does not just help you with your education, we prepare you to change your life and achieve your dreams.
The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university. Our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and outreach serve Rhode Island and beyond. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together.
Roger Williams University Roger Williams University located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering more than 40 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else.
Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island. Founded in 1636, it is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County, and is the third-largest city in the New England region.
T. F. Green Airport is a public airport in Warwick, six miles south of Providence, in Kent County, Rhode Island, USA. Opened in 1931, the airport was named for former Rhode Island governor and longtime senator Theodore F. Green.