101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Providence - 2019 | Kids Out and About Providence

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Providence - 2019

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 16 Pictures with Santa at Providence Place
Multiple dates starting Nov 17  Santa VIP Train Experience - Edaville Family Theme Park 
Multiple dates starting Nov 18 Capture a ‘paw-fect’ pic at Providence Place
Nov 22

Pictures and Story Time with Santa at Pitter Patter Playhouse

Nov 23 Cookies with Santa at The Coggeshall Club
Nov 24 Santa Cares Day at Providence Place
Multiple dates starting Nov 27 Edaville Express: Where's Santa Train Ride
Nov 29 Santa's Arrival - Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce -Westerly, RI
Multiple dates starting Nov 30 Holiday Evenings at the Newport Mansions
Nov 29 - Dec 1  Visit with Santa at Carousel Village 
Dec 1 Breakfast With Santa - Madeira Restaurant
Multiple dates Starting Dec 1 Santa Sundays at Newport Mansion
Dec 7 Coffee & Cocoa With Santa at Radisson Hotel
Dec 7 Boat Rides with Santa - Providence River Boat Company
Dec 7 New Bedford Santa Run 5k And Kid's Fun Run 
Dec 7 Cookies and Cocoa with Santa at Judi T Dance Studio
Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa at Jr's bar and Grill
Dec 8 Annual Breakfast with Santa Claus - Town of Bristol
Multiple dates starting Dec 12 Sing-Along With Santa at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 21  Prepare for Santa's Arrival with Mrs. Claus at Boscov's

 

Old-Time Christmas

Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Christmas at the Newport Mansions 
Multiple dates starting Nov 23  Rhode Island Christmas Festival
Multiple dates starting Nov 30 Christmas Trees and candlelight with the Bustler and the Lady's Maid at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 4 and 11 Children’s Holiday Story Time at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 7 and 8 Christmas at Smith's Castle 
Multiple dates starting Dec 8 Old Fashioned Christmas - Hearthside House
Dec 14 Christmas at Lippitt House

 

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 15 Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme Park 
Nov 30 Bristol’s Tree Lighting and Grand Illumination -Town of Bristol, RI
Dec 1  Kickoff to Christmas Tea and Tree Lighting at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 1 Lighting of The Town's Christmas Tree - Town of North Providence
Multiple dates starting Dec 5  34th Annual Wickford Festival of Lights
Dec 6 Annual Holiday Celebration in Coventry 
Dec 7 City of Providence's Winterlights Festival
Dec 13 Festival of Lights at Olde Mistick Village  

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 7 A Christmas Carol - Trinity Repertory Company - Providence, RI
Multiple dates starting Nov 14 Seussical the Musical at The Arctic Playhouse
Nov 15 Lunch and Learn with "A Christmas Carol" - Trinity Repertory Company - Providence, RI
Multiple dates starting Nov 27 Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff
Multiple dates starting Nov 30 The Nutcracker Ballet at Stadium Theatre
Nov 30 The Sugar Plum Fairy & Nutcracker Holiday Kick Off at Boscov's
Multiple dates starting Dec 5 The Gift of the Magi / Balls at the Arctic Playhouse
Dec 12 A Christmas Carol at Artists' Exchange
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 Festival Ballet Providence Presents The Nutcracker - Providence Performing Arts Center
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 A Christmas Carol at Stadium Theatre
Multiple dates starting Dec 17 Dr. Suess' How The Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical
Dec 28 The Hip Hop Nutcracker - Veterans Memorial Auditorium - Providence, RI

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 19 Il Divo - A Holiday Song Celebration - Providence Performing Arts Center
Nov 29 Ornament Presents an Evening of Music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Stadium Theatre
Nov 30 Holiday Pops Tour - Providence Performing Arts Center 
Dec 6 Holiday Pops at Stadium Theatre
Dec 12 A Holly Jolly Christmas with Michael Bradley at Stadium Theatre
Dec 21  Shannon Corey Holiday Jazz Concert at The Music Mansion

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Starting Nov 23 Big John Leyden's ChristmasTree Farm 
Starting Nov 29 Clark's Christmas Tree farm 
Starting Nov 29 Lockwood Christmas Tree Farm 
Starting Nov 29 Rossi's Tree Farm
Starting Nov 29  Mike's Christmas Tree Farm - Cranston
Starting Nov 29 Shire Tree Farm 

 

Ice Skating

Year-Round  Blackstone Valley IcePlex
Year-Round  Connery Skating Rink
Year-Round   Cranston Veterans Memorial Ice Rink 
Year-Round    Dennis M Lynch Arena 
Year-Round    Gallo Arena 
Year-Round  Norfolk Arena 
Opening Nov 22 Gurney's Skating Rink

 

Hanukkah

Dec 8  Hanukkah Celebration at Temple Beth-El

 

Shopping & Crafting

Nov 23 and Dec 14 Holiday Crafting for Kids at Blithewold Mansion 
Multiple dates starting Nov 24 Blithewold's Winter Marketplace
Dec 1  Holiday Haiku at Boston Children's Museum
Dec 5  Annual Holiday Stroll - Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce -Westerly, RI 
Multiple dates starting Dec 8 Providence Flea Holiday Markets! 
Multiple dates starting Dec 8 Holiday Fair in Norton, MA
Dec 8 Regift Sale at Flatbread Company Providence

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31 NYE ONE Providence by Skyline at Waterplace
Dec 31 NYE at Madeira Restaurant

 

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 15 Blackstone Valley Polar Express Train Ride
Through Nov 16  One Warm Coat at Providence Place Brooks Brothers
Multiple dates starting Nov 18 Toy Drive Benefitting Family Service of Rhode Island at Boscov's
Multiple dates staring Nov 18 Boscov's Food Drive to Benefit The Rhode Island Food Bank
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Holiday Lantern Tours with the Newport Historical Society
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Holiday Bricktacular - Legoland Discovery Center- Boston
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Sparkle! An Outdoor Family Event at Blithewold Mansion
Multiple dates starting Nov 30  Horse Drawn Holiday Carriage Rides at Blithewold Mansion
Nov 30 and Dec  21 Wayland Square Holiday Kick Off Events
Dec 1 Christmas Open House - Smith-Appleby House Museum
Multiple dates starting Dec 2 Children's Holiday Tea at Blithewold Mansion
Multiple dates starting Dec 4 Children Holiday Story Time at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 6 Community Sing - Trinity Repertory Company - Providence, RI
Multple dates starting Dec 7 Pawtucket Winter Wonderland
Dec 7 Marché de Noel at The French American School of RI
Dec 7 Holiday Carnival at Olde Mistick Village
Dec 7 RIHS Holiday Open House and Santa’s Workshop
Dec 7 An American Girl Doll Christmas Party at Hearthside House
Dec 8 Hope Street Winter Stroll
Dec 9 Polar Express Holiday Celebration at East Providence Library
Dec 14 Annual Christmas Story Time - Town of Bristol, RI
Dec 14 Holiday Fun with Frozen at Boscov's
Multiple dates starting Dec 15 Holiday Jazz Brunch at Blithewold Mansion
Dec 22 Holiday Show at Providence Artisans Market
Dec 22 Just In Time Art Sale Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Dec 23 Polar Express - Free Movie Night at Stadium Theatre
Dec 28  Holiday Art Camp at Jamestown Arts Center

 

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Debra Ross, publisher of KidsOutAndAbout.com and BeyondTheNest.com at ross@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!

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