Make Your Christmas Shopping a Breeze in Rhode Island

3rd December 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Rhode Island and there’s no place better for a shopping break! With awesome shopping malls, grand department stores, suave boutiques and outlet stores, there’s something for every shopper, every budget and every Christmas list!


Stroll around the winding streets of Providence and soak up the heady Christmas atmosphere! With stately department stores, chic boutiques, quirky markets and awesome malls, Providence provides an incredible range of shopping opportunities.

Located in the heart of the city, the Providence Place Mall boasts over 170 shops. These include anchor stores, Macy’s and Nordstrom, along with Apple, CVS, Footlocker, GAP, Hollister, Tiffany & Co. and Victoria’s Secret.

If you’re looking for a truly unique gift, then check out the Craftland market. This seasonal popup market is a hub for artisan producers and great place to get handcrafted items.

While you’re in town be sure to indulge in a seasonal institution and skate with Santa at the Providence Rink.

Check out our article on Things to Do in Providence. 



Located just 10 minutes from downtown Providence, the Garden City Center in Cranston offers an excellent mix of sophisticated shops, eateries and boutiques. Designed like a charming village, this open-air shopping centre is a pleasure to explore.



The scenic, coastal city of Newport is chock full of Christmas cheer and sports a great selection of upmarket shops, including art galleries, jewellers and boutiques. Famous for its maritime heritage, Newport also has some amazing stores selling nautical-related goods.

While you’re in Newport, be sure to check out the Gilded Age mansions. These palatial properties were once the holiday homes of uber-rich industrialists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and, during the festive season, are decked out in stunning evergreen and poinsettia.


Wrentham Village Premium Outlets

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Providence, Wrentham Village Premium Outlets offers unbeatable value on designer label goods! With over 170 stores, Wrentham Village is New England’s biggest outlet centre. Stores include Armani, Boss, Burberry, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Fossil, GAP, Karen Millen, Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Nautica, Old Navy Polo Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Regular shuttle buses run from downtown Providence to Wrentham Village Premium Outlets.


Getting There

With direct flights from Dublin to Providence with Norwegian Airlines throughout autumn and winter, it’s never been easier to get to Providence. Fares start from €129 (one way) and the flight time is approx. 7hrs.


For More Information

Tony Lane


Tel: +353 85 786 0005


Also, check out our article on 10 Top Things to Do in Rhode Island.