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coastal wine trail coastal new england wineries

Coastal Wine Trail

Oct - Nov

Warm days, cool nights and changing leaves signal the harvesting of wine grapes throughout coastal New England. Tour one or all of them on your next visit!

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.

Harvest Fair Festival middletown ri

Harvest Fair

Oct 5 - 6

A local favorite for 45 years, this fair features lots of children's activities set in a hayfield just outside Newport in Middletown at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. Don't miss the log-rolling competition, hay and pony rides!

rogue island comedy festival

Rogue Island Comedy Festival

Oct 10 - 14

5 fun-filled days of comedy featuring comics from Comedy Central, SNL, Netflix, HBO and others!

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.