We are now accepting artist applications for the 2019 WaterFire Providence Season!
Detailed information will be provided upon selection, the following information serves as a general overview. Start times for WaterFire Providence are dependent upon the season's sunset, causing setup and exhibition hours to change slightly through the summer and fall months.
Public Exhibition Hours6:00 PM** to 10:30 PM
**Subject to change
LocationWashington Street and Steeple Street (the streets are closed off from traffic)
+ Saturday, June 22 Sunset: 8:24 PM
+ Saturday, July 20 Sunset 8:16 PM
+ Saturday, August 3 Sunset 8:02 PM
+ Saturday, August 17 Sunset 7:43 PM
+ Saturday, September 14 Sunset 6:57 PM
+ Saturday, September 28 Sunset 6:33 PM
+ Saturday, October 5 Sunset 6:21 PM
+ Saturday, November 2 Sunset 5:39 PM
Setup and Break Down TimesLoad In: 4:00 PM**Show Time: 6:00 PM**Load Out: 10:30 PM
Booth Fee: $150
This is a flat fee. There are no discounts for multiple market dates.Vendors are required to set up their own 10x10 pop-up tent, weights (no stakes are permitted), and lights (not to exceed 60 watts each or a total of 5 AMPs–or five standard clip lights).WaterFire will provide vendors with electricity.Please note: tents must be white. Branded or alternate color tents will be removed from the show.
PaymentsBooth Fees are only accepted via credit card or PayPal through WaterFire Providence. All artist vendors must submit or confirm payment to WaterFire Providence no later than 10 days prior to the event. Any artist vendor who has not submitted payment by 3:00 PM the Monday preceding any event will forfeit their location.
RefundsWaterFire is very rarely canceled. In the event of cancellation, you may request a refund or select an alternative event date, if available. Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to your date in order to receive a refund. No other refund requests will be considered.
Jury ProcessIn order to be considered, you must fill out this application. WaterFire and Bryce Studio will review applicants work and will make selections based on craftsmanship and uniqueness of work. We do our best to curate a well-rounded event that includes a wide variety of showcased mediums.