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Outdoor Concert Series Happening This Summer

Live outdoor music and summer go hand-in-hand, especially on The Classic Coast where waterfront parks and historic venues set the stage for open-air performances. The 2024 lineup is vast and includes family-friendly concerts and children's…

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Newport and the Gilded Age

During the Gilded Age, America’s wealthiest families flocked to Newport, turning the area into their summertime playground. The popular HBO series, The Gilded Age, has peaked the public’s curiosity about this era of high society. From the…

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Guide: Newport Classical Music Festival

Originally founded in 1969, and previously known as Newport Music Festival (NMF), Newport Classical has a rich legacy utterly devoted to classical music here in Newport. Newport Classical embodies timeless music for today with a year-round…

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The History of Irish in Newport

In the years since Newport was founded in 1639, people have arrived here on the doorstep of the Atlantic from every corner of the world. First, it was the English dissenters seeking religious freedom. Then came the Quakers and the Jews in…

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Iconic Movies Filmed in Newport

From the iconic ballroom scene in The Great Gatsby (1974), to the Newport Mansions inspiring and featured in HBO's The Gilded Age, take a look at the following movies and shows filmed in and around Newport. Set on an island off the coast…

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10+ Walking Tours To Take in Newport

Newport is considered one of the most walkable cities in the U.S. From some of the most historic sites in the country to panoramic ocean views and architecture that will absolutely take your breath away, you're going to want to get up close…

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Outdoor Movie Series To Explore This Summer

Outdoor film screenings are a key component of summer on The Classic Coast. From spacious historic parks to oceanside lawns next to Gilded Age mansions, these outdoor film series take place in some of the area's most beautiful outdoor…

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