Upcoming Festivals in 2019

Columbus Day Weekend Festival 2011

We can’t wait to see you at the next festival on Federal Hill! The Federal Hill Stroll takes place on June 11. The Federal Hill Summer Festival runs June 22 – 23 (only 2 days this year). And this fall, mark your calendars for the Columbus Day Festival happening from October 12-14.

Providence named in Best Little Italy list by Matador

Travel publisher Matador Network has listed Providence, Rhode Island in their article reviewing the best Little Italy locations in America. The article mentions Costantino Venda’s famous ravioli, but says “you can’t go wrong eating almost anywhere here.” Read the article on Matador Network.

Federal Hill ranked #2 in Affordable Honeymoon Spots

Federal Hill, Providence

Providence, Rhode Island was recently ranked #2 on Livability.com’s list of “Best Affordable Honeymoon Spots in the US.” The article calls the city a “charmer,” featuring “a dreamy WaterFire Festival that makes many summer nights (and some winter ones, too) feel magical.”

The review also praises the “phenomenal dining scene,” naming it an alternative to Italy given the “authentic Italian food on Federal Hill.”

See the full article on Livability.com.

CNN Travel: The Best Things To Do in Providence

Providence, Rhode Island Skyline labeled CC0 Public Domain Alex Grichenko

Providence, Rhode Island was just written about in a CNN Travel article titled “USA’s most artsy city is…” The writer calls Providence “home to several incredible universities and colleges” and goes on to describe the various places to stay and dine in the city.

“Your biggest problem in Providence might be narrowing down the sheer number of places where you want to eat.” – CNN

Read the article Things to Do in Providence, Rhode Island at CNN Travel.

Upcoming Festivals in 2018

Columbus Day Parade Marching BandWe are looking forward to another year of great festivals on Federal Hill! Start planning your weekends and vacations so you don’t miss any. The year starts off with The Feast of St. Joseph on March 19th, 2018. On Tuesday, June 5th enjoy samplings of signature cuisine at the Federal Hill Stroll. Then, visit Federal Hill for the Summer Festival starting on June 22nd.

Our biggest event of the year is the Columbus Day Weekend Festival with a parade, food vendors, music entertainment and more over the 3-day event.

25th Anniversary Columbus Day Weekend Festival Photos

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

This year’s Columbus Day Weekend Festival celebrated 25 years of being on Federal Hill. Take a look at some photos from the event that was held from Saturday, October 8th through Monday, October 10th.


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