Columbus Day Weekend Festival

Photo 25th Anniversary Columbus Day Festival Federal Hill Providence RI FHCA

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is celebrating the 27th Annual Columbus Day Festival on historic Federal Hill from October 6-8, 2018. The Association is pleased to announce this year’s festival will feature four entertainment stages each day. Additionally, dozens of food and retail vendors, the annual parade, games and amusement rides will line Atwells Avenue.

The festival begins on Saturday, October 6th at 10am. This year’s opening ceremony is 12pm on Saturday at the Depasquale Plaza stage.

On Sunday, October 7th the annual Columbus Day Parade kicks off at 11am. This year’s parade will feature marching bands, dozens of floats, and civic groups. The parade route is from Harris Avenue to Dean Street along Atwells Avenue. This area will be closed during the time of the parade.

Want to apply to be a vendor during the festival? Here’s a link to the 2018 Vendor Application Form: Columbus Festival 2018 Vendor App

Columbus Day Festival Entertainment Schedule 2018
There will be four Entertainment Stages during the Columbus Day Festival: DePasquale Plaza, Bank of America at Dean Street, Acorn Street at Atwells Avenue and St. John’s Park (Atwells & Sutton).

Federal Hill Columbus Day Festival Entertainment Schedule 2018