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 and Atwell’s Avenue. Live Chef demonstration schedule will be announced soon.

Guests will get to experience the taste of 25 Federal Hill restaurants that have expanded seating or are offering additional menu items outside on the avenue. Some of the participants include Bacco, Zooma, Venda Ravioli, Tavolo, Captain Louie’s, Federal Hill Taphouse, Ours, and Providence Oyster Bar. Additionally, dozens of food and retail vendors, games, and amusement rides will line Atwells Avenue. Three entertainment stages will be located throughout the festival grounds. A full entertainment schedule will be announced soon.

The festival begins on Friday, October 7th at 5 pm until midnight. From Saturday to Sunday, October 8th ⁠–⁠ 9th the hours are 11 am ⁠–⁠ midnight. And on Monday, October 10th the hours are 11 am ⁠–⁠ 8 pm. This year’s opening ceremony is at 12 pm on Saturday, October 8th at the DePasquale Plaza stage.

On Sunday, October 9th the annual Columbus Day Parade kicks things off at 11 am. 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.

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