Community Updates

News and updates about Providence Innovation District Park

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Hiring: Park Program Coordinator 

Providence Innovation District Park is seeking a part-time Park Program Coordinator to join our team to help execute the 2023 programming season. To learn more about the position please visit here. Applications should be sent to

Art Restoration

Jerry Ehrlich's sculpture, "head in the clouds...... feet on the ground?" was picked up on February 15 to be restored and then relocated to the east side of the park later this year.  We look forward to its return!

Call for Curators and Programming

I-195 Redevelopment District is seeking proposals from curators, event organizers, and those interested in community programming for Providence Innovation District Park’s 2023 events season (April 2023 - March 2024). To learn more about this opportunity and to download an application visit here.

Seawall and Riverwalk Extension

Wexford Science and Technology, in partnership with the I-195 Redevelopment District and Rhode Island Energy commenced construction to connect the existing Riverwalk through the Park to the Point Street Bridge. Temporary fencing will remain up in a small area within the Park until the project concludes.

Food and Beverage Pavilion

The Providence Innovation District Park Pavilion (Pavilion) is a proposed approximately 4,000-SF amenity featuring year-round dining, public bathrooms, and support space for park operations. The project will also include infrastructure upgrades to the park (e.g., WIFI service, grading and drainage improvements, and electrical upgrades). The Pavilion is intended to activate the park year-round, serve as an amenity for park users and the surrounding community, and support the Innovation District’s economic development goals.

For more information on the Park Pavilion visit here.

Beer Garden

The Guild PVD Beer Garden has closed for the Winter.  The Beer Garden is expected to re-open Spring, 2023.

Ice Cream

Tizzy K's Cereal Ice Cream has closed operations for the season. The store is located in the park next to the pedestrian bridge along South Water street. Future hours of operation and the Spring re-opening date will be found on their website

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