Water Place Park And Riverwalk

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  • Address: 1 Financial Way, Providence, RI 02903, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Walking Area, Concert, Family And Kids

This four-acre gorgeously landscaped park is a blatant tourist trap. And it’s totally worth it. With cobblestone pathways coursing around the river, Venetian style foot-bridges crossing the water, gondolas leisurely carrying passengers past, and with fountains and pavilions, it’s easily one of the most chic and romantic places in the city. What you see here today is actually the unbelievable result of an extensive land reclamation and redevelopment project. Before this it used to be an unholy mess of earth and water. The park is at its most delightful in the summer during concerts, bonfires, music festivals and the beautiful Waterfire events (community arts event and festival).

How to Reach Water Place Park And Riverwalk

  • Buses 50, 56, 57 stop Francis FS Finance
  • Drive to here or take a taxi.
  • Buses 8X, 9X, 10X, 12X, 14, 20, 27, 28, 33, 49, 50, 56, 59X, 60, 61X, 65X, 66, 92, 95X stop Sabin Midblock RI Convention Center

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  • Water Place Park And Riverwalk Address: 1 Financial Way, Providence, RI 02903, United States
  • Water Place Park And Riverwalk Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Water Place Park And Riverwalk(preferred time): 11:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Water Place Park And Riverwalk: 01:00 Hrs
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Water Place Park And Riverwalk Reviews & Ratings

  • Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! One of Rhode Island's famous attractions. We have people come down from all around the world to see the lighting's. Here you can rent boats and you can have your very own private tour with a romantic dinner OR you can rent one to enjoy with your loved ones🧸🙌🥰. You can also go KAYAKING!

  • Fun to watch! Must visit it’s super cool .. good crowd and music. Although as a visitor you need to know where is the main/ major fun! Took time to figure out but the walk was worth it!

  • Waterfire is an incredible experience! Put it on your bucket list because everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime! Family Friendly and a wonderful date night idea!

  • If you want free parking you have to go early. I always pay for parking in one of the many lots. The walk has never been far and it's easier getting out. Water Fire is a Wonderful show. If the River edge gets a little crowded you can always take a walk and checkout some of the many local crafts and art displays that are up for sale. Absolutely beautiful craftsmanship.

  • It was fun! Crowded but amazing to watch! Good views, good food to buy, can be expensive so make sure to bring some cash for yourself! Overall had a great experience, I will definitely go again.

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