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Wide Open Smith Hill Studio in North Providence
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Spin/Indoor Cycling Space
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Full Restored Historic Victorian
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A Sprawling Designed Studio || Providence
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Bar and Bookstore in Providence
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Pilates Workout Room
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Frequently Asked Questions about Filming venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Providence?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Providence on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Providence?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Providence at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Filming locations are available in Providence?
Right now, there are 10 Filming locations available in Providence.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Providence bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Providence guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Providence locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Providence?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Providence. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Providence booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Providence?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Providence is $172 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Providence?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Filming locations in Providence, RI?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $100 to $300.
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About Providence

Tucked away in New England, Providence is an old city with a one-of-a-kind personality. It was built in 1636 by Roger Williams and was among the first settlements in America to value religious liberty and the split of church and state. Nowadays, that progressive mindset is visible through downtown's burgeoning art scene. Furthermore, since Providence houses plenty of colleges and schools, it has a youthful exuberance about it.

Providence is a renowned filming location for movies and TV shows. Its narrow streets and historic buildings are perfect for pretending to be a variety of different cities, both domestic and abroad. Some of the most popular films and shows shot in Providence include Stranger Things, The Lincoln Lawyer, Amistad, and Gangs of New York. So whether you're a film buff or just looking to explore somewhere new, Providence is sure to enchant you with its surprises around every corner.

Filming Options in Providence

  • Photography and Videography
    Photography and videography services can capture your big day beautifully and timelessly. Many talented professionals can help you create beautiful memories.

  • Makeup and Hairstyling
    Makeup and hair services will help you look your best for your photos and videos. No matter your budget, there are many options for you to look and feel your best.

  • Equipment Rental
    Equipment rental vendors are always glad to help you have the equipment you need to make your filming go smoothly. Many local companies can help equip you for a successful film shoot.

Filming Vendors in Providence

  • George Street Photo & Video
    George Street Photo & Video has been photographing weddings for over a decade. Their objective has always been to capture the sensation of being on cloud nine with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you want stunning, heartfelt wedding photos and videos that will last a lifetime, look no further! Here at their company, they only work with the best of the best concerning photojournalism. They offer high-quality coverage for an unbeatable price. Plus, ease and comfort are guaranteed when working with us - from beginning to end!

  • Impulse Hair Designs
    Impulse Hair Designs has hairstylists with over three decades of experience located in the heart of Providence. Their knowledgeable and innovative staff is here to assist you in the financial sector. At their salon, they want you to look and feel your best at all times. They offer various haircuts, colors, highlights, extensions, etc., and various products to suit your hair needs. So whether you're coming from work, class, or home, give them a call with any questions or concerns. They'd be happy to help you find the perfect look for you!

  • High Output
    At High Output, they are passionate about providing their clients with the best possible production services and equipment. They understand that every project is unique and work closely with our clients to ensure their needs are met. They offer a comprehensive range of services, from lighting and audio to video and rigging, and their team is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service. They can serve clients across the country with offices in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Georgia, and South Carolina. They also operate five sound stages for film and television production. High Output is your one-stop shop for all your production needs, whether you're planning a small event or a large-scale production.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Providence

Providence is a beautiful city with plenty of character, making it an ideal filming location. However, there are also some potential disadvantages.


  • The city of Providence is compact and walkable, which makes it easy to get around and film in multiple locations.

  • There is a diverse range of architecture and landscapes, from historic buildings to modern skyscrapers.

  • Providence is home to several colleges and universities, which can provide access to student actors and extras.

  • The cost of living and doing business in Providence is relatively low compared to other major cities.


  • Although the city is compact, finding parking and navigating traffic can still be challenging.

  • Certain areas of the city (particularly downtown) can be pretty crowded and noisy.

  • Filming permissions can be difficult to obtain, and filming fees can be expensive.

  • The weather in Providence can be unpredictable, with long winters and humid summers.

Tips on How to Organize Filming Locations in Providence

Planning and organizing a successful filming location in Providence can be easy if you take the right steps:

  • Start by finding a suitable venue and working with the local council to secure any necessary licenses and permits.

  • You'll also need to work out how many hours you will need to shoot. You should figure out the rent timings in advance to avoid a cost pileup.

  • Depending on your target audience, secure additional equipment, lighting, props, and more.

  • Additionally, identify artists who will bring value to your filming - not just those well known in the industry - as it is important for helping create an engaging experience for the film.

  • Finally, plan ahead by creating a schedule of events and lining up vendors who can provide refreshments and snacks accordingly - this will ensure punctuality amongst performers and keep your filming on schedule!

Famous Locations in Providence

  • RISD Museum
    The RISD Museum is a one-of-a-kind museum that offers something for everyone. With its focus on global works of art, the museum features a wide variety of permanent exhibitions, including Spanish coins and Tibetan Buddhas. The RISD Museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts and several programs that demonstrate the institution's dedication to diversity and cross-cultural awareness. The RISD Museum is well worth a visit if you're seeking an entertaining and instructive experience.

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
    The Zoo of Roger Williams Park is one of the United States' first zoos, having opened its doors to the public in 1859. For more than 150 years, visitors have been delighting in the zoo's antics. The park where the zoo is located is named after Roger Williams. The zoo's highlights are its animals, which come in various shapes and sizes. You'll discover every type of mammal imaginable, from Flemish giant rabbits to Amazonian poison dart frogs. The creatures freely roam in their natural settings and aren't kept in cages. The zoo is also involved with several educational initiatives to help preserve biodiversity. If you're looking for a fun day out, Roger Williams Park Zoo is well worth the visit.

  • Federal Hill
    Federal Hill is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island, known for its Italian and Italian-American population. The main street that runs through Federal Hill is Atwells Avenue, famous for its cuisine. Atwells Avenue has over 20 restaurants in a quarter-mile, ranging from hearty pasta to light and soft gelato. In addition to the cuisine, Federal Hill is also recognized for its drinking culture, art scene, theater performances, and overall vibe. You'll feel as if you've stepped into Rome as soon as you step onto the street. Whether it's dinner or a cultural experience that you're looking for, Federal Hill has something to offer everyone