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newport oyster and chowder festival

Newport Oyster and Chowder Festival

May 21 - 22

Sample oysters from over a dozen local oyster farms around Narragansett Bay with sponsor Moet. Bowen's Wharf, downtown Newport.

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Black Ships Festival

June 10 - 12

Celebrating almost 40 years of friendship and cultural exchange between Newport and Japan.

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.

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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!

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Summer Arrives!


It lasts only a few short months so take advantage of it! Time for beaches, boating, outside dining and concerts, just to name a few. Don't forget that trip to Castle Hill to enjoy a glass of wine on an Adirondack chair overlooking the Bay!