August 20, 2021 UPDATE: The City of Providence and Founding Partner FirstWorks today announced due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalization data, the September 25-26, 2021 major downtown celebration for PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, which typically sees over 100,000 in congregate settings during festival weekend, is cancelled. Smaller PVDFest summer and fall Happenings (including FirstWorks Live concerts at Roger Williams Park), as well as PVDFest Ideas programming, continue in outdoor, safety-monitored city-wide settings in the coming weeks.

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