Things to Do in Providence


Have you been searching for fun things to do in Providence? If so, you’re in luck! First Acura has compiled a list of some of our favorite family-friendly destinations that are definitely worth checking out. Whether you are looking to cheer on the home team at a baseball game or learn about wildlife, there is something for everyone in Providence.

WaterFire Providence

If you are looking for a unique art display, be sure not to miss WaterFire Providence, a fire sculpture installation along Providence’s rivers. This award-winning destination designed by local artist, Barnaby Evans, is a series of around 100 bonfires that burn just above the water’s surface. This stunning display is held from May through November approximately twice per month. Shows are usually on Saturdays.

Roger Williams Park Zoo

At Roger Williams Park Zoo, you can view over 160 different species of animals on 40 acres of stunning woodlands. The zoo is home to many endangered species and is American Humane certified. In addition to checking out the animals, there is also a train ride, camel rides, and a zip ride that children and adults are sure to love. Here are just a few of the animals you may encounter at the Roger Williams Park Zoo:

  • Snow Leopards
  • Anteaters
  • Bears
  • Zebras
  • Red Pandas
  • Giraffes
  • Sloths
  • Flamingos

Pawtucket Red Sox

If you love baseball, you’ll want to take the time to catch a Pawtucket Red Sox game. Cheer on the team while enjoying all that McCoy Stadium has to offer. Throughout the season, there are numerous promotions and giveaways, so be sure to view the schedule online.

First Acura is Your Local Authority

First Acura is proud to serve Providence-area drivers as well as keep up with all of the local happenings. Whether you are looking for fun things to do in Providence for the entire family or you are searching for some of the top restaurants nearby, First Acura has you covered. Stop by the dealership today or contact us with any questions. We love the Providence, RI area, and we know that you will too!

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