We rounded up some of the most classic holiday events in and around Newport this season.
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We can’t wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. While a lot has changed, one thing will always remain the same here: We’re doing everything we can to make your visit a safe, healthy and serene one. Our destination was built on compassion, and when you cross the bridge and land on these salty shores we hope you hold that foundation close. Be mindful of others, adhere to local guidelines and policies, and maintain social distancing.
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When you're not sure where to start, this round-up of what's going down this week has you covered.
When you're not sure where to start, head to one (or all) of our 12 favorite spots.
The perfect-for-you journey awaits just over the bridge.
Experience events for nearly each day throughout December as part of the celebration.
Things are merry and bright in Newport as we make our way into December.
A month long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport. Enjoy a series of concerts, tree…
Join us this fall and winter to skate by the sea. The Gurney's Newport skating rink is coming back…
There will be more lights, more trees and more festive decorations as Holidays at the Newport…
Christmas at Blithewold is currently scheduled for November 26th, 2021 - January 9th, 2022, pending…
November 20, 2021 – January 9, 2022 Thursdays through Sundays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Special ticket…
Cozy up this Winter and enjoy a three course meal accompanied by selected wine pairings at three of…
The Newport Burger Bender is currently scheduled for February 18th - 27th, 2022, pending state and…
The Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade is currently scheduled for March 12th, 2022, pending state…
Newport Daffodil Days will take place throughout April, in accordance with state and local health…
The Newport Oyster & Chowder Festival is currently scheduled for May 21st & 22nd, 2022…
Whether you're starting off with your very own Charlie Brown tree or the Christmas elf in you is looking for a 15-footer, these local tree farms have just what you'll need.
The opulence of Newport's Gilded Age mansions meets the sparkle and magic of Christmas during the return of Holidays at the Newport Mansions on Saturday, November 20, 2021 through January 9, 2022.
A short drive from Newport will land you in the quaint, patriotic town of Bristol where you'll find Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum tucked away on 33-acres of meticulously maintained land.
This year's line up of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day dinners, parties, brunches and bashes is just what you need to ring in the new year the right way.
The Most Beautiful Towns in America.
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The Classic Coast is made up of nine connected coastal towns. They all share a rich and well-preserved New England history along with an indelible spirit of artistry, hard work, and ambition that's simply, classic.
Founded in 1639, Newport, Rhode Island is considered to be the shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. A haven for religious dissenters, a critical Colonial Era port city, a thriving artists’ colony, a summer playground for America’s barons of industry during the Gilded Age, home to the U.S. Naval War College and known as America’s First Resort, Newport is a destination like none other.Discover More
Jamestown was incorporated in 1678 as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and transferred to Rhode Island in 1746. Today, Jamestown is a peaceful coastal gem with historic farms, stunning parks, award-winning restaurants, and locally owned shops and art galleries offering a serene atmosphere.Discover More
Created in 1685, Bristol embraces its three centuries of rich history which includes being the site of a landmark battle, as a sailing and shipbuilding hub, a critical Colonial Era port and all the while continuing to have the distinction of hosting the oldest, continuous Fourth of July Celebration in America.Discover More
By our destination’s standards, Middletown was a late bloomer, incorporated in 1743. Just as its name suggests, Middletown is in the “middle” of Aquidneck Island in Newport County, bookended by Portsmouth to the north and Newport to the south.Discover More
Founded in 1638 by Anne Hutchinson and two other dissenters of the original Boston Colony, Portsmouth is home to many historic sites, public golf courses, marinas, antique shops and more. Portsmouth also encompasses four islands: Prudence Island, Patience Island, Hope Island, and Hog Island.Discover More
Tiverton was incorporated in 1694 and today, this coastal community seamlessly blends outdoor beauty with cultural pleasures. The town is home to one-of-a-kind quaint locally owned boutiques and eateries, many nestled in historic Tiverton Four Corners, a quaint New England village of 18th century buildings.Discover More
In 1682, the town of Little Compton was incorporated by the Plymouth Colony, which was the first permanent European settlement in New England founded by English Pilgrims. It became part of Rhode Island in 1747 and today is home to the Ocean State’s only official “town common,” listed in the National Register of Historic Places.Discover More
Settled in 1653 as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Warren's working waterfront is one of the oldest in New England with more than 16 miles of shoreline, multiple marine-based industries, and a thriving downtown offering a host of local art and antique shops, waterfront restaurants and more.Discover More
Barrington boasts a long, rich history as members of the Mayflower party once called the coastal town home. More than half of the town’s square miles is water, so picturesque waterfront vistas are plenty.Discover More
From renovated patios and expanded decks, to brand new eateries constructed with outdoor dining in mind, check out these local spots with heaters and fire pits abound.
Gurney's Newport Resort and Marina transforms their North Lawn into a wintry wonderland complete with an ice skating rink as part of the property's Après Skate Winter Wonderland pop-up.
Whether you're looking for a light and leisurely ride or something a bit more challenging, Newport offers some of the most scenic paths for exploring on two wheels.
Igloos overlooking the bay have officially returned to Gurney's Newport Resort and Marina for the season.