On-shore Accessibility at WaterFire Providence

Jan 7, 2018

Welcome to Dance Factory's page on on-shore accessibility at WaterFire Providence. As an Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts venue, we strive to make the arts accessible to everyone, including those with different accessibility needs. In this article, you will find detailed information about the accessibility features and accommodations provided at WaterFire Providence.

Understanding WaterFire Providence

WaterFire Providence is an internationally recognized arts event that combines mesmerizing sculpture, live music, and fire to create a multisensory experience. The event takes place on the three rivers of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, offering a unique and enchanting atmosphere for all visitors.

Accessibility Features

WaterFire Providence is committed to ensuring that individuals of all abilities can enjoy the event to the fullest. Here are some of the accessibility features available:

Accessible Pathways

Throughout the event area, there are designated accessible pathways that provide easy access for wheelchair users and individuals with mobility challenges. These pathways have been designed to ensure smooth navigation and are clearly marked.

Accessible Seating

To cater to individuals with mobility impairments, designated areas are available with accessible seating options. These spaces are strategically located to offer excellent views of the performances while ensuring comfort and convenience.

Auditory Accommodations

WaterFire Providence understands the importance of making performances accessible to those with hearing impairments. They offer assistive listening devices that amplify sound and enhance the auditory experience for individuals requiring such accommodations.

Visual Accommodations

For individuals with visual impairments, WaterFire Providence aims to create an inclusive environment through various accommodations. Lighting installations and vibrant displays are designed to enhance the visual experience, providing a multisensory extravaganza for all attendees.

Accessible Restrooms

Ensuring ease of use, WaterFire Providence provides accessible restroom facilities equipped with necessary accessibility features. These restrooms are conveniently located to ensure accessibility for all.

Guides and Assistance

During your visit to WaterFire Providence, highly trained staff members and volunteers are available to assist visitors with accessibility needs. These guides can provide valuable information, answer any questions, and offer guidance throughout the event.

Plan Ahead for an Inclusive Experience

WaterFire Providence encourages individuals with specific accessibility requirements to plan ahead to ensure a seamless experience. Here are some tips to make the most of your visit:

Advance Reservations

If you require specific accommodations, it is advisable to make advance reservations. This will help the staff at WaterFire Providence to better prepare and provide personalized assistance during your visit.

Accessible Transportation

When planning your trip, make sure to choose accessible transportation options to reach WaterFire Providence. There are accessible parking facilities available, as well as various public transportation options.

Bring Necessary Accessibility Aids

If you use assistive devices or aids, be sure to bring them along to enhance your experience. Whether it's a mobility aid, hearing assistance device, or any other necessary aid, having them readily available will ensure a comfortable visit.

Contact Information

If you have any further questions or require additional information regarding accessibility at WaterFire Providence, feel free to contact Dance Factory's customer service. Our friendly team will be more than happy to assist you.

With Dance Factory's commitment to promoting inclusivity in the arts & entertainment scene, we hope that everyone can fully enjoy the magical experience offered at WaterFire Providence. Plan your visit today and immerse yourself in this captivating event!

Derek Balment
Great to see WaterFire Providence making art accessible for all, well done!
Nov 8, 2023
Nouras Haddad
🔥 Accessible art for all! Discover WaterFire Providence's inclusive features! 🔥
Oct 11, 2023
Amal Eranda
It's heartwarming to see initiatives that aim to include everyone in the arts!
Sep 26, 2023
Holly Powell
👏 Kudos to Dance Factory for their commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
Jan 24, 2023
Gaysha Lawrence
The dedication to accessibility makes Dance Factory stand out. Well done!
Aug 22, 2022
Andras Ferencz
Detailed information like this is very helpful for planning a visit. Thank you.
Apr 22, 2022
Ed Cicutti
This article is a great resource for anyone looking to attend WaterFire Providence. Thank you!
Mar 15, 2021
Dan Jutte
Inclusive arts venues create a more welcoming and diverse community. Thank you for this information!
Nov 11, 2019
Denny Jacob
I appreciate the efforts to make arts accessible to all. Inclusivity matters!
Jul 30, 2019
Sarah Baillie
Essential information for anyone seeking on-shore access at WaterFire Providence.
Mar 22, 2019
Andrea Moore
Thanks for sharing this valuable information! Accessibility is so important for everyone.
Mar 9, 2019
Henry Caldas
As someone with accessibility needs, I'm grateful for venues that prioritize accessibility.
Sep 5, 2018