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film documentaries outside film series

Newport Film's Outdoor Film Series

May through September

Bring your favorite chair and blanket to locations throughout the city to watch intriguing documentaries and other inspiring films on the big outdoor screen throughout the summer months.

Newport RI International boat show

Newport International Boat Show

Sept 12 - 15

One of the five largest in-water boat shows in the country, this popular show features both power and sail with over 800 exhibitors and 610 boats ranging from 16 to 85 feet.

secret garden tours

Secret Garden Tours

Sept 6 - 8

A Newport tradition, this twice-annual tour gives the public a peek behind the fences into some of the city's most fascinating private gardens and displays. A must see!

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Sept 19 -22

Join dozens of New England's finest chefs and hundreds of wines from America's finest vintners for a remarkable 4-day food and wine experience, including auctions, a Grand Tasting, restaurant wine dinners and a gala celebration. Events take place at Rosecliff, The Elms & Marble House.