Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Skyline at Waterplace are pleased to announce the One Providence New Year’s Eve celebration taking place on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 7pm at Waterplace Park and 7pm (VIP) | 9pm (Rooftop) in Skyline at Waterplace Events Venue.
This free event will feature outdoor entertainment in Waterplace Park beginning at 7pm including Providence’s first-ever outdoor ball drop, a laser-light show and a spectacular fireworks display. In addition to outdoor programming, Skyline will also hold an indoor ticketed event that includes dinner, valet, dessert and additional entertainment.
Michael Mota, Managing Partner of Skyline at Waterplace, pointed to the venue’s unique combination of indoor and outdoor spaces. “We are hosting a VIP, black tie New Year’s Eve party that will include dinner, valet parking, and much more. We will also be hosting a rooftop party. The public will be able to take full advantage of the ball drop, laser-light show and fireworks extravaganza from the basin for free.
The City and Skyline have teamed up to bring a new experience this year, that not only features a black tie affair for guests to soak in the ambiance of the newly renovated event venue but also free outdoor activities in one of the City’s most beautiful parks.
Outdoor programming will include entertainment in the basin, Skyline’s signature laser-light show, a ball drop and fireworks all starting at 7pm.
“Providence is the perfect place to celebrate the New Year,” said Mayor Elorza. “Residents from across Rhode Island are welcome to join us for another memorable night in the Creative Capital complete with outdoor musical performances in our very own Waterplace Park and fireworks over the City to finish the night.”
All outdoor activities are free and open to the public and do not require an RSVP.
The event will take place mainly at Providence’s Waterplace Basin and at Skyline at Waterplace. Finance Way will be closed and will be using it for our food truck vendors.
Skyline at Waterplace will host two indoor events:
The Skyline One Providence VIP package – includes passed hors d’eourves, dinner, valet, entertainment and a complimentary toast at midnight. Of course, front row seats to the ball drop and the fireworks show. Tickets are $300.00 and will be a black tie event.
The Skyline One Providence Rooftop package – includes lite fare, valet, entertainment and a complimentary toast at midnight. Of course, front row seats to the ball drop and the fireworks show. Tickets are $75.00 – Proper dress required
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
**The basin will be FREE for all to enjoy. Food, drinks and entertainment will be featured at the basin. We will be using local food vendors and food trucks to provide the food.
Skyline will present a ball drop at midnight, a fire works display and a confetti drop – PLUS MUCH MORE