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Al Fresco On The Hill Oct. 9-12, 2020

Columbus Day Holiday Weekend

Join us over the Columbus Day Weekend as we celebrate Italian Heritage with an expanded version of our Al Fresco on the Hill with 14 blocks of Atwells Avenue closed to vehicle traffic.

While we can not hold the traditional Festival/Feast this year we are excited to host over 30 restaurants, dozens of retail vendors and live entertainment.

Everything is being set up to meet Covid-19 guidelines for the state of Rhode Island so please remember to wear your mask! Reach out to your favorite restaurants to make a reservation, stroll the Avenue and take in the sights, or shop for some fun and interesting items.

Dates and hours:
Friday, October 9th 5 – 11pm
Saturday & Sunday, October 10th & 11th 11am – 11pm
Monday, October 12th 11am – 10pm

Schedule of Events

DePasquale StageSt. Johns Park
Friday, October 9thSteve Palumbo
6 – 10 pm
DJ Eddie
6-10 pm
Saturday, October 10thDJ
2-5 pm

Dominic DiPasquale
6 – 10 pm
Roger Ceresi
1 – 4 pm

DJ Eddie
6-10 pm
Sunday, October 11thAmbrosiani
1 – 5 pm

Steve Anthony
6 -10 pm
3 – 7 pm
Monday, October 12thReminisce
1 – 5 pm

DJ Eddie
2-6 pm

Al Fresco Dining Continues through October.

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is pleased to announce Al Fresco on the Hill will continue through the month of October. Atwells Avenue will remain closed for Al Fresco Dining on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5 – 11pm. The Avenue will be closed in two sections; from Bradford Street to Dean Street and then from Dean Street to Lily Street. Restaurants on Federal Hill will have the ability to extend their table seating out from the sidewalk onto the Avenue based on the most current guidelines provided by the State of Rhode Island.  

Guests should contact the individual restaurants for reservations or they may do walk-up service. All guests and restaurants will also be required to follow the state’s guidelines for face coverings and distancing.  Please wear your mask!

Join us for a true European experience and enjoy the heartbeat of Providence!

Participating Restaurants

Angelo’s Civita Farnese Restaurant
Bacco Vino & Contorni
Constantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante
DaVinci Restaurant & Lounge
Don Jose Tequilas Restaurant
Enoteca Umberto
Federal Taphouse & Kitchen
Harry’s on the Hill
Lucia’s Mexican Restaurant
Massimo Ristorante
Nara Lounge & Restaurant
Roma Ristorante
Opa The Phoenician Restaurant
Pane e Vino Ristorante & Enoteca
Plaza Kitchen & Bar
Providence Oyster Bar
Pure Lounge
South Beach Restaurant
Tavolo Wine Bar & Tuscan Grille
Trattoria Zooma
Venda Ravioli

Explore Federal Hill!


Federal Hill is home to some of the best Italian food in the world, as well as a wide range of dining options from Cuban to Lebanese cuisine and more! See our list of restaurants and enjoy a night of dining on the Hill!


Find hotels, food catering, hair salons, tourist info, catering, and more on Federal Hill! See our list of business services offered.


Whether you are shopping the local grocery markets, bakery, or just stopping by for a cappuccino, Federal Hill, Providence is an experience like no other! Find out where you can shop or simply grab a coffee on the Hill.


Become a Member

Are you a local business owner and want to be a member of the Federal Hill Commerce Association? It’s easy! Just fill out this application.