The Weekender: A Guide to Providence’s Holiday Season


‘Tis the season when Providence is aglow with twinkling lights and the whole city seems to be brimming with holiday cheer. No matter what holiday it is you’re celebrating, everyone can take part in the festive activities that Providence has to offer this time of year.

Ice Ice Baby | Ice Skating

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Ice skating season is officially here! Sharpen up those skates and start working on your triple salchow at The Providence Rink.

Holiday Shopping | Providence Holiday Flea Market

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It’s the gift-giving season and the Providence Flea’s open air holiday fair provides the perfect backdrop for your seasonal shopping.


Trim the Tree | Bowen’s Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting

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Bowen’s Wharf hosts Newport’s Christmas tree lighting. The lighting will feature a caroling sing-a-long as well as everyone’s favorite holiday characters from Frosty to Santa, who will be arriving by boat!

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