The Federal Hill Commerce Association is excited to celebrate the 30th Annual Columbus Day Festival on historic Federal Hill from October 7th – 10th, 2022. The festival takes place from Dean Street to Sutton Street along Atwells Avenue. This year’s festival will feature the La Cucina Galbani Cooking Stage each day located at America Street and Atwells Avenue. CLICK HERE TO VIEW CHEF DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE

Guests can experience the tastes of over 25 Federal Hill restaurants that have expanded seating or are offering additional menu items. Some of the participants include Bacco Vino & Contorni, Zooma, Venda Ravioli, Saje Kitchen, Captain Louie’s, Federal Taphouse and Kitchen, Don Joses, and Providence Oyster Bar. Check out dozens of food, art and retail vendors, games, and amusement rides. Listen to live entertainment on four different stages throughout the festival grounds. A full entertainment schedule will be announced soon.

The festival begins on Friday, October 7th at 5 p.m. until midnight. From Saturday to Sunday, October 8th ⁠–⁠ 9th the hours are 11 a.m. ⁠–⁠ midnight. And, on Monday, October 10th the hours are 11 a.m. ⁠–⁠ 8 p.m. Dean to Street to Lily Street along Atwells Avenue will be closed each day of the festival 

This year’s opening ceremony is at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 8th at the DePasquale Plaza stage. Our honorees this year are; Grand Marshall – Anthony Napolitano, Vincent A Cianci Civic Award – Frank DiBiase and Legacy Award to Alan Costantino.

On Sunday, October 9th the annual Columbus Day Parade kicks things off at 11 a.m. The parade route is from Harris Avenue to Dean Street along Atwells Avenue. This entire area will be closed to vehicle traffic during the time of the parade.

Entertainment Schedule Columbus Festival 2022

Main Stage (Across De Pasquale Plaza)

Friday Oct. 7
Timeless 6pm -10pm

Saturday Oct. 7
DJ Eddie the Fixer 12pm – 4pm
Domenic De Pasquale 6pm – 10pm

Sunday Oct 9
Ambrosiani 1pm – 5pm
Steve Anthony 6pm – 10pm

Monday Oct 10
Reminisce 1pm – 5pm

Dean Street

Friday Oct. 7
Domenic De Pasquale 6pm- 10pm

Saturday Oct. 8
Al Turchetta 1pm – 4pm
Roger Ciresi 6pm – 10pm

Sunday Oct. 9
Al Turchetta 1pm – 4pm
All or Nothing
Phil Pinto 6pm – 10pm

Monday Oct. 10
Vinny Lato 1pm – 5pm

Sutton Street

Friday, Oct. 7
Phil Pinto
All or Nothing 6pm – 10pm

Saturday, Oct. 8
Second to None
Coppola Sisters 6pm – 10pm

Sunday, Oct 9
DJ Eddie the Fixer 1pm – 4pm
Legacy Band 6pm – 10pm

Monday, Oct 10
Robert Black 1pm – 5pm

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