Bumper Cars, Bikes, and Buses at PVDFest

PVDFest kicked off on Thursday with the largest ever Bike The Night ride with Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Sustain PVD. Over 100 cyclists looped from Burnside Park around the city. But don’t worry if you missed out – there’s still plenty of fun on wheels to be had at...

Latinx Performers and RI Day of Portugal

Providence is a proudly international city, and PVDFest is a world-class event with performers from six continents uniting in the Creative Capital in the name of art, culture and music. The 2018 edition of the festival features a great range of Latinx entertainment...

All-Ages Fun at PVDFest

From Burnside Park to Empire Street, PVDFest 2018 is a family-friendly festival, and the dazzling musicians, dancers, and artists performing are bound to wow the most discerning young audience members. Here are just a handful of highlights for families: With...

Festival Safety and Transportation Information for June 7-10

Providence, RI – PVDFest has released the following logistic, safety and transportation information for community members and visitors. For more information on festival programming and scheduling, visit www.pvdfest.com. Festival Overview In the fourth year, PVDFest...

Dance at PVDFest

Whether you’re watching or participating, PVDFest offers some amazing opportunities to experience a world of dance. From ballet to bachata to an illuminated spectacle from Pilobolus, your feet will be moving at the festival. Here are just a few highlights: FRIDAY...

Meet The Grand Marshals of PVDFest 2018!

PVDFest is excited to announce that Bert Crenca and Valerie Tutson are this year's PVDFest Grand Marshals! Crenca and Tutson are two Providence residents who have put decades of effort into nurturing and promoting the local arts scene. The Grand Marshals will be...

Eat Your Way Through PVDFest

Long known as a haven for foodies, Providence has one of the hottest dining scenes in the region. Actually, let’s say one of the hottest dining scenes in the whole country. Our culinary footprint is always expanding with new restaurants, food trucks, and beverage...

PVDFest Ideas 2018 | Cyborg Cities

For the second year in a row, PVDFest kicks off with a one-day ideas conference. The theme of PVDFest Ideas 2018 is Cyborg Cities: Humans, Technology, and Urban Spaces, a frame that brings together artists, scholars, designers and practitioners to consider what might...

Light Up The Night With Pilobolus

Pilobolus, a “mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers”, returns to Providence for the 2018 edition of PVDFest. The group has performed at the Oscars, the VMAs, and the Olympics, and now they’re headed to Providence to lead dozens of...

Let’s break a Guinness World Record

Care to dance? This year at PVDFest we’re attempting to make history with the world’s largest choreographed Bachata. We need to get over 370 couples dancing at once! Couples, singles, and groups are invited to come downtown at sunset on Friday, June 8 to pair off for...

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