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Waterfire Announces 15 Lightings in 2014

Waterfire Announces 15 Lightings in 2014

NewsRadio 920 WHJJ and the Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of Providence's most popular cultural attractions is set to launch its season.

Waterfire announced on Tuesday it will hold 15 lightings in its 2014 schedule, including 11 full lightings and 4 partial lightings limited to the Waterplace Park Basin.

The first lighting of the year will be a partial lighting on Wednesday, May 14.

The first full lighting, which includes 80 braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park, will be held Saturday, May 24.

The final lighting is scheduled for Nov. 8.

The first Waterfire was held 20 years ago on New Year's Eve. It has since become a huge draw to the city's downtown, attracting tens of thousands of people every year.

 

 

 

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