In these unprecedented times, there's nothing that matters to us more than the health and safety of our locals and visitors. Discover Newport has always been, and remains today, committed to providing you with the most up-to-date and accurate information about traveling to Newport safely. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. We're all in this together.

We hope the details below serve as a helpful resource for you when seeking information and making decisions regarding any travel plans you may have in place amid the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

As always, stay safe and we hope to see you soon.

 

Updated 3/31 at 12:06 PM

 

RESTAURANTS

On Tuesday, March 16, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo mandated that all restaurants throughout Rhode Island close to dine-in food and beverage services. This mandate is in effect through Monday, April 13 in an effort to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), after which the situation with be reassessed to determine whether the restrictions can be lifted, or must be further tightened. 

As of now, many are offering take-out and delivery options including curbside pick-up and no contact delivery.

 

 

EVENTS

MARCH

 

APRIL

 

 

MAY

  • Mother's Day Brunch at Hotel Viking (Canceled)
  • Pre-K Spring Story & Stroll Series at Norman Bird Sanctuary (Canceled)

 

 

ATTRACTIONS

 

 

ARTS & CULTURE 

 

 

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

 

 

VINEYARDS & BREWERIES

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT & NIGHTLIFE

  • Newport Blues Cafe (Closed until further notice. All performances canceled)
  • One Pelham East (Closed until further notice. All performances canceled)
  • Plank Bar Fridays: Sarah LuAnn at Newport Marriott (Canceled)
  • Plank Bar Fridays: Big Lux at Newport Marriott (Canceled)

 

 

SHOPPING UPDATES

On Sunday, March 29 Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo mandated that all non-critical retail shops including clothing stores and gift shops throughout Rhode Island close through Monday, April 13 in an effort to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

 

 

 

LOCAL GROCERY STORE UPDATES

 

A MARKET

Special options:

  • Pick & Pay curbside delivery option: Call in at (401) 846-8137 or email newportorders@myamarket.com

Updates:

  • Self-service soup and hot bar temporarily closed
  • Prepackaged, grab & go soup options still available
  • Open air food sampling temporarily suspended
  • Seating are temporarily closed
  • Double points day on March 19 closed

 

 

THE GREEN GROCER

Special options:

  • Place orders via email at thegreengrocerri@gmail.com to be picked up within a two-hour timeframe

Updates:

  • Reserved shopping: Monday - Saturday, 6:00 - 7:00 AM and Sunday, 7:00 - 8:00 AM reserved for seniors, disabled and at-risk population
  • Green Grocer will be closing at 6:00 PM on Tuesdays to attend to inventory and restocking
  • Hot food service suspended
  • Temporary return policy suspension: Anything purchased during the state of emergency is nonreturnable 

 

 

STOP & SHOP

Updates: 

  • Reserved shopping: 6:00 - 7:30 AM reserved for seniors 60 and older 
  • New Hours: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Pick up service temporarily suspended 

 

 

 

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