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A free, family-friendly virtual event hosted by

East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce 

10th Annual

​WATCHEMOKET SQUARE WEEK

October 26 - 31, 2020 

This year's event is virtual with online presentations during the week of October 26. Visit Event Schedule page for details.

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Official Site for Watchemoket Square Day

See our Facebook page for postings, photos and highlights from previous years, and announcements about this year's event.

Watch a What?

The two popular

pronunciations for Watchemoket Square are:

"watch-a-moe-cut"

"watch-moe-ket"

News!

The first public discussion about the development of plans for the Revitalization of Watchemoket Square was held on January 15, 2020 at Tockwotton on the Waterfront. A report based on research, interviews and ideas from the public discussion is under development. Some of the topics will be featured during the Watchemoket Square Week online presentation on October 28 with Jim Moran, chief economic planner for the City of East Providence.

 

Hosted by the City of East Providence, the January meeting focused on early thoughts and ideas related to an array of improvements under consideration for implementation in the area, and on branding, place-making and multi-model transportation improvements for the Waterfront Gateway District. 

Thanks to Dr. David Weed and Sowams Heritage Area Project, there is a 90-minute video and photo highlights from this meeting.

A.B. Munroe Dairy Milkman Marching Band performing on Warren Avenue. (Rt. 6) Watchemoket Square Day 2015

Watchemoket Square Day is a celebration of the past, present and future of Watchemoket Square in the City of East Providence, Rhode Island.

 

During the late 1800's and early 1900's, the area was the center of the East Providence business community with over 100 businesses and hotels. It is now experiencing renewed interest and development of its buildings, waterfront and landscape.

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Watchemoket Square Day: Annual community event presented by East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce

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