What: Bowen's Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting
When: Saturday, December 2
Time: Festivities begin at 12:30, Tree Lighting at 6:00
Admission: Free


Make your way to Bowen's Wharf for an enchanting day of caroling, holiday shopping, and family fun on Saturday, December 2 for the 53rd Annual Bowen's Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting. 

Festivities begin at 12:30 with a visit from Santa, followed by an afternoon of live music and a carol sing-along. At 6:00 PM, head to the center of the wharf to watch as the mayor of Newport lights the tree, followed by the cheerful arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus by boat, weather permitting. 

Admission is free.



  • 12:30 PM: Visit from Santa, Live music begins
  • 6:00 PM: Tree Lighting, Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive


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