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Things to Do in Providence, RI

Providence, Rhode Island is home to scores of exciting attractions and things to do. Whether you’re on vacation with the family or visiting Providence on business, there are plenty of spots in and near the city to take in the sights and sounds of New England. Top attractions include the historic Newport Mansions, Roger Williams Park and Zoo, ice skating at Bank of America City Center, the RISD Museum and Providence Children’s Museum, and Twin River Casino. With so much to see and do, your visit to Providence, Rhode Island is sure to be action-packed!


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JANUARY 15, 2013 ~ As soon as the Christmas decorations come down, the Valentine’s Day decor goes up! What are you waiting for? Don’t be that guy who waits until the last minute. The Bluefin Grille has a romantic and decadent prix fixe menu planned  – perfect for two. Add our Romance package to the mix and you have a romantic getaway! We’ll take care of the details…all you need to do is call (401) 272-2400 for reservations.




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Now that your Holiday Shopping is complete (hopefully), it’s time to make your New Year’s Eve plans! Announcing Roomful of Blues and Brass Attack, both will play at the Providence Marriott on New Year’s Eve! Don’t miss out on the party of the year!  When you book our New Year’s Eve Deluxe Party package, you will receive admission into TWO of the BEST New Year’s Eve shows in Rhode Island – maybe on Earth! In addition to admission to these amazing concerts, your package will also include heavy hors d’oeurve stations, champagne toast at midnight, deluxe accommodations and early bird continental breakfast for two at 1 AM. Don’t want to stay the night? Tickets are available for the party only. Call our Sales Office to make your reservation: 401-553-0400


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Don’t spend New Year’s Eve doing the same old thing. Check out the awesome party at the Providence Marriott. Whether you come dance the night away and then go home or stay the night, we have a package to suit your plans. Check this out!


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NOVEMBER 2012 ~ The Providence Marriott Downtown is getting ready for the holidays. Whether you are looking to book your office holiday party, dinner with out-of-town family at the Bluefin Grille or you are making plans for New Year’s Eve – the Providence Marriott has a festive celebration is store for you! The holiday season is about to begin!


NEW YEAR’S EVE DELUXE PACKAGE:  Announcing Roomful of Blues and Brass Attack,both will play at the Providence Marriott on New Year’s Eve! Don’t miss out on the party of the year!  When you book our New Year’s Eve Party package, you will receive admission into TWO of the BEST New Year’s Eve shows in Rhode Island – maybe on Earth! In addition to admission to these amazing concerts, your package will also include heavy hors d’oeurves and stations, champagne toast at midnight, deluxe accommodations and early bird continental breakfast for two at 1 AM.

We are also offering: 

  • HATS & STREAMERS PACKAGE which includes overnight accommodations, two party hats and a champagne split.*
  • BLUEFIN GRILLE DINNER PACKAGE which includes overnight accommodations, dinner for two from our Fixed Price Menu in the Bluefin Grille – you will be contacted by our Bluefin Grille Manager to make your dinenr reservations.*

*Hats & Streamers and the Bluefin Grille Dinner packages DO NOT include entertainment or admission into our ballroom events. If you would like to attend these events, please book our New Year’s Eve Deluxe Package or call our Sales Department for more information: (401) 553-0400. You may also email your questions to  

If you prefer to make your overnight reservations by phone, please call 1-866-807-2171.

Interested in attending the concerts only? Please call our Sales department to book your tickets today! Limited concert only ticket sales are available. (401) 553-0400

Back to School – Family Movie Night

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AUGUST 30, 2012 ~ It’s that time of year! Kids are back to school. Nights are crisp and cool.  With all the chaos and getting back into the rhythm of a routine…you need a break! Take advantage of our new Family Movie Night package! Fun for all! Package includes: breakfast for two adults and up to three kids under 12, large pizza with your choice of one topping and a complimentary in room movie.  Your kids can splash in the heated pool to their hearts’ content. Book today and look forward to having some down time together.


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JULY 27, 2012 – Join us every Thursday evening in August for the hippest event to hit Providence! Real-live fashion shows featured each week. The focus is local Rhode Island designers. Come support the local arts scene! And have fun doing it! An awesome summer cocktail will be featured every week. Local vendors will also showcase their designs. Shopping, cocktails, awesome food, amazing fashion…and other pop-up entertainment. To reserve a fire pit or cabana please call 401-272-2400


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May 13, 2012: We celebrate Mother’s Day big-time at the Providence Marriott Downtown.  In addition to a fantastic menu created by Chef Franco Paterno and his amazing culinary team, there will be activities designed with Moms in mind. Prosecco tasting and a local, hand-crafted jewelry display (and sale!) will take place at AQUA.  Cookbook author and RI TV personality Joe Zito, the TV Maitre D’ will be autographing and giving away his latest cookbook! G Salon & Spa will also have goodie bags for moms. Reservation for Mother’s Day Brunch are required so call today! (401) 272-2400


Summer Vacation in Providence, RI

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IT’S STILL SUMMER! Don’t let summer pass by without a trip to Providence! So many fun events you won’t want to miss. When you stay at the Providence Marriott Downtown, be sure to check out all the fun happenings at AQUA.

Upcoming AQUA Events:

Saturday, August 20 & 27th: LIVE Music from 12 -4 PM; DJ Entertainment 5-9 PM

Sunday, August 21st & 28th: AQUA Pool Party! 12-5 PM

Events in Providence:

August 19 & 20th: Newport WineFest Newport Yachting Center –

August 19 & 26th: FREE Admission to the Providence Children’s museum from 5-8 PM

August 20 & 27th: Balloon Magik 7 Ragtime Piano – Roger Williams Park Carousel

August 27th: Newport Arts Festival

August 25-27th: Providence Food & Wine Festival – As one of America’s hottest culinary cities, Providence, RI, is setting the table for its first ever Food and Wine Festival. The Providence Food and Wine Festival brings restaurants and chefs together to provide guests with three days of events, tastings and educational panels that showcase the city’s abundant gastronomic offerings.

August 27th: American Idol LIVE! Don’t miss the top 11 comprising the tour- Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Scotty McCreery, Stafano Langone and Thia Megia. Live at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

August 27th: WaterFire Providence:

WaterFire and Events in Providence

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What’s Going On in Providence This Weekend?

ZooARTyssey – An Odyssey through Living Art on Mid-Summer Evenings ~ Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you journey through the Zoo on a summer evening during the magical sunset hours. On your way you’ll discover enchanting and engaging living art characters created by Rhode Island’s renowned performance artists, TEN31 Productions. Friday, August 12 6-8:30 PM. You’ll enjoy the living art as well as all the animals on exhibit, along with live music. Delicious food and an array of beverages including beer and wine will also be available for purchase. A unique, all ages appropriate event!

This Saturday, you could become the first person in history to walk the Independence Trail Line in Providence. During the ribbon cutting ceremony and inaugural walk, the last 375 inches of the trail will be painted, ensuring that no one has walked the complete three-mile trail prior to Saturday at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to sign up to walk any time between 10 a.m. and midnight. Registration to take the walking tour of 75 historic sites through downtown Providence begins at 9 a.m., with one registrant chosen to be the first to walk the line.

When: Aug. 13, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. ceremony and start of tour.
Where: World War I Memorial, 75 South Main St., Providence
Additional Information: Free and open to the public.
AS220 takes over Empire Street this Saturday (1 PM – 1 AM) to present Foo Fest, the organization’s signature annual event. Now in its 17th year, Foo Fest transforms the street into and outdoor gallery and performance space. This year’s lineup includes Andrew W.K. and Cherie Lily, as well as the AS220 Criss Cross Orchestra and 19 other local acts. Foo Fest will also feature demonstrations and activities from AS220, Anarchist Book Fair, Umberto Crenca’s Artist in a Box, Kidoinfo, Providence Children’s Museum, Jackie Frole’s 12-foot Mancala board and more.
WaterFire will fuel a night of fun with Bananagrams Bananaganza, co-sponsored with Bananagrams and Fidelity Investments. Head to RISD Market Square to enjoy a free game-playing area featuring the Bananagrams word puzzle games, Roba Dolce gelato, live music and special prizes. Saturday will also include a torch procession, student music and poetry performances and informational displays in a salute to Rhode Island teachers and educators. Add some extra spice to the night with free salsa dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. at the TD Bank Ballroom (Turks Head Plaza).
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