Christmastime in Providence

Four of our favorite holiday traditions (and what goes into making them)


Here’s to a December filled with holiday traditions that we look forward to year after year. There’s Trinity Rep’s A Christmas Carol, the RISD Alumni and Student Holiday Art Sale, Festival Ballet’s The Nutcracker and the amazingly festive holiday displays and tree lightings at the State House. These holiday touchstones take months of planning and coordination to pull off in time for the season, and we got a behind-the-scenes look at how they do it.

Christmas in the City: Trinity Rep's A Christmas Carol

People love a good redemption story, and A Christmas Carol is no exception.

RISD Gets Crafty with Gift Giving

Odds are good that you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your nice list at the annual RISD Alumni and Student Holiday Art Sale.

Christmas in the City: Festival Ballet's The Nutcracker

Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) once again presents Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

Christmas in the City: The State House Tree Lighting and Holiday Display

Consisting of trees, garlands, wreaths, poinsettias, topiaries, mantelpieces, bells and a gingerbread display, the State House is an albeit unlikely holiday destination that’s well worth a visit, so stop by during normal working hours


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