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

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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.

Columbus Day Weekend Festival October 6th – 8th, 2018

The Federal Hill Commerce Association will be hosting its Annual Columbus Day Weekend Festival October 6th -8th on Atwells Avenue located on historic Federal Hill in Providence Rhode Island. This three day Italian festival attracts visitors from all across southern New England bringing people together for great food and entertainment and has been recognized as one of the best Columbus Day festivals to attend. The Annual Columbus Day Parade will take place on Sunday October 7th at 11am on Atwells Avenue. Read More

Stroll Winners Announced

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Last night’s Federal Hill Stroll was a fantastic evening of food and fun. Thank you to all who attended and all of the participating venues for helping to make this such a successful event.

The ballots have been counted and we are excited to announce the winners of this year’s Stroll:

King of the Hill – Massimo  

Most Creative – Andino’s 

Congratulations and thank you again to all of the venues!

Be sure to mark your calendars for Providence Restaurant Weeks, coming soon July 10-23. Enjoy three-course lunches at $14.95 and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95, as well as two-for-one specials, at nearly 100 restaurants. Visit ProvidenceRestaurantWeeks.com.

The 17th Annual Federal Hill Stroll

Federal Hill Stroll, Providence, RI

Mangia Bene! The 17th Annual Federal Hill Stroll will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Stroll through one of Providence’s most flavorful neighborhoods, while sampling signature cuisine or enjoying exclusive discounts at restaurants, shops and galleries. 

For one low price of $30 plus tax, you will receive an admission button, two free beverages and a special map to guide you to participating venues.

The evening includes music and the chance to vote for your favorite venues to help crown the King of the Hill and the Most Creative Venue. One lucky voter will win dinner for two on Federal Hill.

Tickets are limited, so don’t miss out!

Rain or Shine – No Refunds

http://goprovidence.com/

Enter to Win A Pair of Tickets to PPAC’s “The Producers” at The Columbus Weekend Festival

Stop by the Federal Hill Commerce Association’s Booth during the Columbus Weekend Festival located next to the Entertainment Stage across from the DePasquale Plaza to enter to win a pair of tickets to the Producers at PPAC on Oct 31st. Read More