PVDFest 2022


Whether you came for the sounds of New Orleans or Salsa, the street spectacles, the best bites, family and friends fun, for the first time or for the sixth, we are so happy to have shared the comeback of PVDFest with you!

Thank you and to our partners at Providence Department of Art Culture + Tourism for an amazing PVDFest 2022.

Video produced by Steer Films

PVDFest 2021


The City of Providence’s parks and public spaces were activated throughout summer 2021 with over 100 transformative outdoor arts happenings across 16 weeks, bringing our community together safely around extraordinary arts.

Video produced by Steer Films

PVDFest 2019


Marking its fifth year, the Creative Capital’s signature arts festival brought over 130,000 visitors to downtown Providence to experience art, music, food and dazzling aerial spectacles

Video produced by Steer Films

PVDFest 2018


Marking its fourth year, Providence’s signature cultural celebration showcased the diversity and vibrancy of the Creative Capital through art installations, live music and dance, food, and much, much more.

Produced by the City of Providence
Founding Partner: FirstWorks

PVDFest 2017


For the third year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding creative partner FirstWorks hosted PVDFest, Providence’s signature art festival, June 1-4, 2017. Providence’s world-renowned art, culture and culinary community join forces with artists from across the country and globe to deliver a once in a lifetime experience. Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. (Video produced by Steer Films)

PVDFest 2017 Finale- Cranston Street Armory


Highlights from the PVDFest 2017 finale at the Cranston Street Armory. Many tremendous partners and artists came together to make this possible but special thanks to: Jorge Elorza, FirstWorks, Providence Department of Art Culture and Tourism, National Endowment for the Arts, Community MusicWorks, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Christopher Johnson, Becky Bass, Extraordinary Rendition Band, What Cheer? Brigade, Eastern Medicine Singers and so many more amazing artists. (Video by Atomic Clock)

PVDFest 2016


Video by Steer Digital Media for the City of Providence and FirstWorks Art, music and more transform the city streets in the heart of Downtown Providence. Watch highlights from the 2nd annual PVDFest, June 2-5, 2016.