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WaterFire 2014 season

waterfireMake new memories! 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the first bonfire lighting on the Providence River. Since then, WaterFire has transformed the urban experience, attracting more than 10 million visitors to the city. Commemorate this milestone by experiencing WaterFire on select dates from May through November, starting just after sunset and continuing until midnight. Full lightings include more than 80 braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial Park, between the College Street and Crawford Street bridges.

Sat. May 24th: 8:07 PM
Sat. June 14th: 8:22 PM
Sat. June 28th: 8:25 PM
Sat. July 12th: 8:21 PM
Sat. July 26th: 8:11 PM
Sat. August 9th: 7:55 PM
Sat. August 23rd: 7:35 PM
Sat. September 27th: 6:36 PM
Sat. October 11th: 6:12 PM
Sat. October 25th: 5:51 PM
Sat. November 8th: 4:33 PM

Basin lightings feature a circle of 22 braziers within the Waterplace Park basin, along with 5 braziers leading toward Providence Place.

Wed. May 14th: 7:58 PM
Fri. May 30th: 8:13 PM
Thu. September 4th: 7:14 PM
Fri. September 19th: 6:48 PM

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