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Newport Folk Festival

July 26 - 28

The Folk Festival brings the best folk musicians of our time to Newport to perform live at Fort Adams for a grand 3-day outdoor event. This year's acts feature great acts like Aimee Mann, Ron Gallo, and Goose.

newport jazz festival

Newport Jazz Festival

August 2 - 4

Newport's most famous festival presents some of the finest jazz musicians in the world, all being played seaside at Fort Adams State Park and downtown venues over a 3-day period. Featuring Diana Krall, Kamasi Washington, Marcus Miller and Matthew Whitaker.

hellenic fest

Helenic Fest

July 19 - 21

Greek food, drink, and lots of dancing at this annual festival in downtown Newport right on Thames Street. A fun, church festival for the whole family!

Tennis Hall of Fame Open

Tennis Hall of Fame Open

July 14 - 21

Some of tennis' most famous legends compete for this special event, which is the only professional tournament played on grass in the US. This year the Hall of Fame will honor 2024 inductees Vijay Amritraj, Richard Evans and Leander Paes.

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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!