The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (6:22pm) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT.
Tonight’s sponsors are: Webster Bank
“Season after season, WaterFire brings great joy, peace and a sense of genuine community to all who experience it,” said Bob Twomey, Webster Bank’s regional president for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. “Webster Bank is very pleased to play a small role in that by returning as a season sponsor for the seventh consecutive year.”
WaterFire Schedule for October 5th, 2013
5:00pm – 11:30pm – The WaterFire Store
- The WaterFire Store on Canal Street, buy a t-shirt, hoodie, poster, magnet, pendants and much more to help support WaterFire and keep the fires burning.
Sunset (6:22pm) – Midnight
- 80 bonfires on the rivers accompanied by WaterFire Music
5:30pm – 11:00pm
- More than a dozen artists selling locally made art and wares at the WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza on Washington Street.
Sunset (6:22pm) – 11:00pm – Add Your Light to the Night
- Visit our Guest Stations where you can become a part of the artwork with your own Ribbon of Light; and our Ambassadorscan answer your questions and guide you to next great event!
- Share your dedication with the world and light a Luminaria Candle Lantern ($5 per luminaria)
- Make it a Starry, Starry Night by wishing upon a star and become a part of the art! ($10 to hang a wish on a star and $30 to bring home your own illuminating blue star)
8:00pm – 10:00pm – Catch WaterFire Performers along the River
- Spogga, the fire dancer, skillfully dances amidst the sparks spinning fire along the river; you can find him performing on the boats and on ‘The Wall” of braziers in Memorial Park throughout the night
- World War Memorial (in Memorial Park): Be mesmerized The Gargoyles and the Oracles from Ten31 Productions
- Stop by Union Plaza to see the internationally acclaimed, award winning music and dance group, Inca Son. All dressed as their Inca fore-bearers performing enchanting melodies on their Andean pan-flutes.