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newport history walking tours

Newport RI History Tours


Newport's history comes alive with indepth guided and self-guided walking tours all around the city. From Newport's colonial past to its religions and politics, these tours will stir the imagination against the backdrop of cobblestone streets and gas-lit street lanterns.

Newport RI International boat show

Newport International Boat Show

Sept 16 - 19, 2021

(CANCELLED FOR 2020. Returns next year). 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.

rogue island comedy festival

Rogue Island Comedy Festival

Oct 8 - 12

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

(Films now being shown drive-in style at area parking lots for 2020.) 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 Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Sept 17 -20

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.