Holiday Fun in Providence

From special holiday meals to unbeatable Christmas shopping, Rhode Island's biggest city is the perfect spot for a festive getaway. Downtown Providence is a winter wonderland with a skating rink and seasonal events that embrace the merry spirit of the season. And with an incredible selection of shops and restaurants, Providence has everything you need for a memorable holiday.
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Providence Things to See and Do

  • Kennedy Plaza Ice Skating
    Strap on your skates and glide across the beautiful ice as Christmas carols play in the background and the Providence skyline provides a festive backdrop. This is an annual family tradition that shouldn't be missed.
  • A Christmas Carol at Trinity Rep
    Nothing says Christmas like this classic play from Charles Dickens that will be performed at the Trinity Repertory Theater from November 9 to December 28. Bring the kids for a special holiday event they will never forget.
  • Christmas at the Newport Mansions
    Experience the sparkling beauty of the country's most majestic homes during this holiday season in Newport, Rhode Island. Tour these spectacular mansions that host special winter concerts and are decorated with elaborate Christmas displays.


  • Bluefin Grille
    Celebrate the holidays with an elegant meal at this seafood restaurant inside the Providence Marriott Downtown. Stop by the bar for a cocktail and a casual meal or make reservations for a memorable experience in the dining room. Now taking reservations for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. (401) 272-5852
  • Pane E Vino
    Consistently ranked as one of the Providence's best Italian restaurants, this cozy eatery makes the ideal destination for a special Christmas feast. The historic location on Federal Hill makes it a favorite for locals and visitors to savor the holidays.
  • Holiday Culinary Tour - Savoring Rhode Island
    For a special holiday treat, book tickets for this unique culinary tour that takes you to some of the best dining spots in Providence. You'll have the chance to meet top chefs and taste the city's best food as your explore the historic streets of Federal Hill.


  • Downtown Providence
    This stylish shopping center in Downtown Providence has something for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Visit over 150 shops filled with fashion, toys, and electronics, and take a break in the festive Winter Garden decorated for the holidays.
  • Wrentham Premium Outlets
    Save big this holiday season on your favorite brand names at this outlet mall packed with 170 stores selling everything from fashion and jewelry to leather goods and special gifts. Accomplish all of your Christmas shopping in one easy visit.

Hotel Deals

New Year's Eve Party Package!
Make your New Year's Eve plans early this year before this event sells out! Where else in the city can you find live music and dancing, a stylish dinner prepared by Chef Franco Paterno's amazing culinary team, the hilarious and entertaining comedy of Ben Hague, a great DJ, champagne toast and luxurious accommodations! We've made it easy for you to decide what to do this year. Check in and worry not! Everything is taken care of for you. Now you just need to decide what to wear...

  •  Deluxe overnight accommodations for two on 12.31.2013
  • Reception from 6-7 PM with light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar
  • Comedy Show with Ben Hague from 7:15 – 8:15 PM
  • Dinner appetizer served at 7 PM with main entree served at 8:15 PM
  • Dancing and live music with Cover To Cover from 8:15 - 1:15 AM
  • Dancing and DJ in Marquis Ballroom with DJ Kickin' Al from 8 PM - 1:30 AM
  • Champagne toast at midnight
  • Coffee and breakfast bakeries served at 12:45 AM 
  • New Year's Eve Party Package: $359 



$35 per person - includes dinner and dancing, a visit with Santa, raffle and giveaways and more.
For more information, please call our Holiday Specialists at (401) 553-0409 


Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904
Contact: 401-272-2400 Fax: 401-273-2686
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1 Orms Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904
Providence Marriott Downtown
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