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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Discover Newport is to positively influence the economy of Newport and Bristol Counties, Rhode Island, which includes Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Warren, by marketing the region as a travel and tourism destination.
 

OUR VISION

Discover Newport aspires to provide an innovative, accessible and authentic experience that will enrich the lives of visitors to our destination and the residents of our nine coastal communities.

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Cru Cafe Burger Bender 2022

Newport Burger Bender

Newport Burger Bender, the “best burger” contest is back February 17 - 26, 2023. Try one. Try Some. Try them all. Then vote for your favorite burger.

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Newport Winter Festival

The 35th Annual Newport Winter Festival returns this Winter with 10 days of live music, foodie contests, kid-centric activities and more on The Classic Coast from February 17th - 26th.

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Black History Month Events

February is known as Black History Month, an annual time that celebrates the history, heritage and diversity of the Black community with special events and lectures throughout The Classic Coast.

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Valentine's Day in Newport

Award-winning cuisine, historic charm and unparalleled hotel stays combine to make The Classic Coast among the top destinations for romance.