Columbus Day Weekend Festival returns to Federal Hill

Columbus Day Weekend Festival on Federal Hill. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Columbus Day Weekend Festival on historic Federal Hill.

Presented by the Federal Hill Commerce Association, the weekend-long festival runs from Oct. 7–10, 2022.

Food, art and retail vendors, games, and rides can be found from Dean Street to Sutton Street, along Atwells Avenue.

Over 25 restaurants on Federal Hill have expended seating or are offering additional menu items in honor of the celebration, including: Bacco Vino & Contorni, Zooma, Venda Ravioli, Saje Kitchen, Captain Louie’s, Federal Hill Taphouse, Don Joses, and Providence Oyster Bar.

There will also be live entertainment on four different stages.

On Sunday, the much-anticipated annual Columbus Day Parade will kick off at 11 a.m., starting on Harris Avenue.

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