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Yelp celebrates 10 years

yelp 10 year eventCommemorate Yelp’s 10th anniversary along with Yelpers around the world! It’s been an amazing decade of connecting with each other and local businesses. In Providence, Yelp is hosting a FREE event at the Providence Rink at the Bank of America City Center on Wednesday, August 20th from 7-9 PM. Simply RSVP, bring a guest, and pay a $10 minimum donation at the door to benefit the RI Food Bank.


You’ll get a chance to sample goods from a wide variety of vendors including Livi’s Pockets, Cape Cod Potato Chips, Cupcake Contessa, Hope & Main, Fox Point Pickling Co., and more. Grab a cold drink from Ravenous Brewing Co., Harpoon Brewery, Brutopia and Narragansett Beer, along with spirits from Lucas Bols, Sons of Liberty Distillery, Thomas Tew Rum, and downtown’s own New Harvest Coffee & Spirits.


This is an outdoor event, so a rain date will be scheduled if necessary. Want more details? Visit Yelp!