October 5th Full Lighting

The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (6:22pm) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT.

Tonight’s sponsors are: Webster Bank

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

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.


Author: Tim Blankenship

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