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February 2024

LUMINA: A month long festival in Providence

Lumina, a month-long light festival in Downtown Providence from Jan. 19 to Feb. 20, showcases a contemporary ice palace adorned with 25 towering prisms by Quartier des Spectacles International. Standing over 6 feet tall, each prism mesmerizes with a vivid array of colors through diachronic panels, engaging with ambient light and diverse viewer perspectives. The festival features performances, engaging programs and captivating tours from 195 District Park to Bank Newport City Center via Dorrance St. The central attraction, Prismatica by QDSI from Montreal, bathes 195 District Park in enchanting light, transforming the downtown into an imaginative playground. 

The weekend of Jan. 26 & 27 offers a variety of activities, including a light-up parade, food trucks, local beers, family-centric programs and a sauna on wheels. Le Libre Patin, a Montreal contemporary skating company performance, will have a contemporary skating dance at the Providence Rink, with a skating party to follow. Enjoy surprises including hot chocolate scavenger hunts, drink specials, performances and more! Stay updated on the schedule of events at our website. 

  • Dates: January 19, 2024 – February 20, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: 195 District Park to Bank Newport City Center via Dorrance St.
  • Address: 195 District Park, Providence, RI 02903

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LEVEL 99 at Providence Place Mall

It’s official, Providence Place is open!

What is Level99?

A first-of-its-kind social gaming playground featuring over 50 real-world physical and mental challenges and games, craft drinks, and elevated dining.

Themed Challenges: Work together in dozens of unique challenge rooms with your team of 2-6 players to test your body and mind. Your team has each room to yourself, but only 1-4 minutes to complete each challenge, so act quick!

Player Vs. Player: If competition is more your style, face off against your friends in a variety of player-vs-player competitions for glory and bragging rights. Loser buys drinks.

Installations by Local Artists: Featuring over 50 pieces of local one-of-a-kind art, our games will have you searching, solving, and discovering every inch of this wonderland space.

Food Drinks and Fun: Award-winning Detroit-Style “Best Pizza in Boston,” Dozens of fresh, local beers. Top shelf, curated, craft cocktails in true “makers spirit.”

Providence Children’s Museum

Providence Children’s Museum, Rhode Island’s only hands-on museum especially for children and their families, inspires learning through active play and exploration. The Museum presents interactive exhibits and hands-on programs that explore the arts, culture, history and science and embrace a wide range of learning styles and forms of expression.

Top Golf Rhode Island

Topgolf Enters New England with Opening of Rhode Island Venue

“At Topgolf, our goal is to help you create unforgettable experiences with friends and family. Each venue features fun and competitive golf games for all ages, climate-controlled playing “bays”, an impressive food and drink menu, full-service restaurant and bar, private spaces for groups, HDTVs to watch the big game and a music selection that will make every visit feel like a party.”

Newport Winter Festival 2024

“The Newport Winter Festival is excited to be back again

this year for another exciting 10 days of Events! 

We look forward to you all joining us for family fun,

musical entertainment, and all the festivities!”

The Newport Winter Festival is packed with over 150 events full of food, music and fun! Check out their calendar listing by date to see what is happening each day of the festival. You can also check out the Featured Events page to help you plan your festival week! Every event listed with a ❅ (snowflake) is a family friendly event!

January 2024

Dueling Pianos at the top of Pelham

See Newport’s only Dueling Pianos event at the Top of Pelham, providing the best in entertainment with views of the famous Newport Harbor.

Right above One Pelham East, the Top Of Pelham is proud to be the only venue in Newport, Rhode Island hosting a live Dueling Pianos Show! Directly across from Bowen’s Wharf on historic Thames Street, The Top provides the best in live entertainment, nationally known entertainers and a view of the world-famous Newport Harbor that speaks for itself. 

Every weekend, our stage becomes occupied by two grand pianos where two entertainers perform audience requests from every genre and era imaginable. Every show, audience members get pulled up on stage for toasts and special dedication songs, making the evening even more unforgettable! 

The live music concept is perfect for your night out in town, bachelorette celebrations, birthday parties, and even corporate outings. No matter the occasion… a good time is a guarantee!

This event is 21+

  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: One Pelham East
  • Address: 270 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
  • Time: 7:30 & 10:30
  • Price: $10-$200

Glow Skate

United Skates of America in Rumford Rhode Island holds a “Glow Skate” every Saturday from 6:30-9pm.

Go skating and enjoy the world famous laser skate throughout the session, games, tons of family fun, and all skaters receive a free glow stick on their way in! They have a fully stocked Cosmic Cafe full of family favorites, state-of-the-art sound systems, live DJs,  and a huge arcade with awesome prizes. They are a great place in Rhode Island for kids’ birthday parties, STEM Field Trips, fundraisers for your schools and groups, exercise, and family fun for all!

Rhode Island Restaurant Week

Enjoy two weeks of dining special offers brought to you by Providence Restaurant Weeks.

Participating area restaurants will feature deals and specials for lunch and dinner, with some offering prix fixe menus. They may also be serving up breakfast, signature cocktails, and more.

Make your reservations now or bring home a feast from participants offering their deals to go. Enjoy a well-deserved break from the kitchen, while showing your support for Rhode Island’s amazing restaurants.  

  • Presented By: GoProvidence
  • Dates: January 7, 2024 – January 20, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Participants Throughout RI & in Nearby Mass.

Ice Bumper Cars

The first outdoor rink to host this unique all-ages entertainment. 

Imagine sitting in the bumper car moving forwards, backward and sideways with a full 360-degree turn radius bumping opponents out of your way!

Each ride lasts 15 minutes and costs $12-$15 per person. Ice Skating is also available on the other side of the rink. Skaters may spend up to four hours on the ice and rates range from $4-$7 per person. Reservations are recommended for all ice rink activities. To create a bustling dining, recreation and entertainment hub, the rink will be outfitted with outdoor heaters, portable pavilions, lighting, outdoor furniture and sanitation supplies, to keep fun-seekers safe — and warm — all season long.

Taste Buds Kitchen in East Greenwich

Kids Kitchen by day & Adult Kitchen by night.

Taste Buds Kitchen is the premier culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults. They specialize in fresh and unique cooking classes, camps, parties & corporate events that engage and delight our guests. Grab a date or friends and come ready for a good time! Learn new techniques and experience delicious flavors as you create and enjoy a multi-course menu from scratch in their adult cooking classes.

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