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weekend of coaching

A Weekend of Coaching

August 19 - 21

Authentic 19th century coaches drawn by teams of four horses will participate in a series of daily drives and exhibitions through the streets of Newport and the grounds of the Newport Mansions. A sight to behold.

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Sept 16 -18

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.

haunted tours of newport ri

Ghosts of Newport Tours

Daily / Weekends

Guided tours of this colonial town's most haunted hotspots. Walking tour led by lantern, covers many historic homes and neighborhoods. Great fun!

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 15 - 18

One of the five largest in-water boat shows in the country, this popular show is celebrating 50 years and features both power and sail with over 100 exhibitors and 610 boats ranging from 15 to 90 feet.