RWP Pops

You’re invited to a free concert featuring the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, August 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park.

RWP Pops 2017 posterBring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy rousing favorites led by the Philharmonic’s resident conductor Francisco Noya.

The concert is free and open to the public. Don’t forget to pack an appetite as well – enjoy a variety of food trucks on the lawn at the Temple to Music courtesy of PVD Food Truck Events, or take a walk down the hill to Carousel Village to experience Food Truck Friday. Come early and enjoy all the activities that Roger Williams Park has to offer – including extended zoo hours! Roger Williams Park Zoo will stay open until 7 p.m. so that concert-goers have a little more time to spend with the elephants, giraffes, and flamingos before heading to the Temple to enjoy the RWP Pops (standard admission fees apply, personal vehicles parked in the Zoo parking lot may remain for the duration of the Pops concert). 

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Concert Advice


  • Free parking is available throughout Roger Williams Park, with walking distances noted on the parking map. Please be advised that there have been some changes to the roadways within the park that may impact street parking. Pay close attention to signage throughout the park.
  • Handicap parking is available along the road in front of the Temple to Music.
  • Camping tents, shade tents, and beach umbrellas are prohibited.
  • Food is permitted; alcohol is not.
  • Spectators are asked to be aware of their surroundings. If you see a suspicious person, object, or vehicle in the park, please report the sighting to Providence police at (401) 272-3121 or notify nearby law enforcement personnel.
  • Do not store or leave any personal items, backpacks, or packages unattended in the park.
  • Bags may be subject to random search.
  • No fireworks of any kind are allowed in the park.
  • No grilling or open flames of any kind are allowed in the park.
  • Per the regulations of the Providence Parks Commission, dogs and skateboards are prohibited in the park.
  • Expect delays when leaving.



LocationOne Union Station
Providence, RI 02903


(401) 274-4564

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