Frequently Asked Questions

What does Fête mean?
Fête, pronounced /’fet/. As a noun, Fête means an elaborate party (often outdoors) or an organized series of acts and performances. Throughout the Caribbean, Brazil, and many other places around the world, Carnivals and Festivals are often referred to as fêtes. Most commonly known are the Carnivales celebrations in Trinidad and Brazil and La Fête de La Musique in French speaking countries in Europe. As a Verb, Fête means to have a celebration.

What is Fête?
Inspired by the Carnivales in Trinidad and Brazil and the Music Festivals that take place around the world, Fête is New England’s premier live music venue. Fête is dedicated to providing innovative music programming to an audience as diverse as New England itself. Fête’s mission is to rejuvenate the relationship between music and revelry; create a haven where both artists and audiences engage in a unique and gratifying cultural experience; and actively participate in the revitalization of Olneyville, a unique and historic Providence neighborhood.

What kind of music will I hear at Fête?
Fête’s programming will celebrate all types of music. We believe that music can bring us together.

What are Fête's hours?
Fête will be open nightly based on programming until 1:00am Monday through Thursday and until 2:00am on Fridays and Saturday. Sundays when programmed. Check out event calendar for a list of upcoming shows.

Where is Fête Located?
Fête is located just minutes from Downtown Providence in the historic Olneyville neighborhood at 103 Dike Street Providence, RI 02909 [Map]

Directions to Fête?
From Points North:
Take I-95S (crossing into RI)
Take US-6W/RI-10S, Exit 22C-B-A
toward Providence Place Mall/Downtown
Take 22 B-A exit (on left)
Merge onto US 6W via exit 22B toward Hartford Ct.
Take RI 14W/Plainfield Street Exit (on left)
Turn Right onto Plainfield Street/ RI 14
Turn Right onto Dike Street
Fête will approximately 0.1 miles down on left

From Points South:
Take I-95N (toward Providence, Pawtucket, Attleboro)
Take Exit 16/ RI 10N (toward Rt 2 Cranston)
Travel approximately 3 miles
Take Westminster Street exit
Take left onto Westminster Street heading
towards Olneyville Square
Take left onto Service Road #3
Take right onto Dike street
Fête will be approximately 0.1 miles down on right

How do I buy tickets?
Tickets are available on our website as well as at our box office. Box office hours are Wed-Friday from 12pm-5pm; Saturday 4pm-close and during nights of ticketed shows. You can also purchase tickets by calling 1 (401) 383-1112 Ext. 102.

Where do I park?
Valet service and street parking available.

How many people will Fête hold?
Fête’s total capacity is 930
Lounge = 200
Ballroom = 730

Will food be served at Fête?
Fête will be opening the doors of its Bistro in late 2013. To get a taste of what Olneyville offers, we ask our patrons to browse our neighboring eateries. From a state classic "NY System hot wiener" to an authentic Mexican tostada to a slab of made to order BBQ ribs, Olneyville is ripe with delicious and undersung gems.

What is Archetype, LLC?
Archetype, LLC is the company owned by Nicolas Bauta and Donald King. Fête is the D.B.A. of Archetype.

How can I learn more about Fête?

103 Dike St. Providence, RI 02909 [MAP] | 401.383.1112