From elegant brunches boasting carving stations and seasonal specials to traditional buffets with all the trimmings, these prepared-for-you fetes and sweet treats are just what you need to celebrate Easter Sunday. All weekend, delight in a handful of al fresco events to welcome spring, like a stroll through a blooming garden, or an easter egg hunt on the lawn of a Victorian mansion.
Happy Easter from our family to yours.
Easter Egg Hunt at Castle Hill InnBack to Top of List
- Castle Hill Inn
- April 8th, 2023
- $30 Per Child
On Saturday April 8th Castle Hill Inn will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt!
The day before Easter, over 1,000 Easter eggs will be spread throughout The Lawn area for children to collect! Eggs are filled with various candies and one lucky grand prize-winner will receive an overnight stay! This event is recommended for children ages 0-12 with all proceeds going to FABNewport.
The Egg Hunt will officially begin at 11:00 AM when the Easter Bunny cuts the “start line”. A sign-in/registration table will be open as early as 10:00 AM.
Daffodil Days Lighthouse Cruise from NewportBack to Top of List
- From Bowen’s Wharf, Newport
- April 5 - 7: 1:15 PM, 3:15 PM, and 5:45 PM, and April 8: 11:15 AM, 1:15 PM, and 3:15 PM
- Adults $36 - Seniors (65+) - $33 - Children (5-12) - $26 - Young Child (infant - age 4) - $20 - Military (with valid ID) - $33
Enjoy a special Daffodil Days Lighthouse Cruise in Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay on the Coastal Queen! This tour will be narrated by local guides and the beautiful teak wood bar will be open for refreshments. The boat is spacious, warm and cozy and every seat has a panoramic view. There will be departures from Newport at various times throughout April.
Newport Daffodil DaysBack to Top of List
- ACROSS NEWPORT, RI
- All Weekend
Blithewold: Daffodil DaysBack to Top of List
- BLITHEWOLD MANSION, BRISTOL
- Starting April 8th
The 3rd Annual Easter Specialty MarketBack to Top of List
- Tiverton Middle School, 10 Quintal Drive, Tiverton, RI 02878
- Sunday, April 2nd, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Tiverton Farmers Market is celebrating their 3rd Annual Easter Specialty Farmers Market on Sunday, April 2nd, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. One week early, so that you can enjoy Easter Day with your families. There will be no market on April 9th. Located at the Tiverton Middle School, 10 Quintal Drive, Tiverton, RI.
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Easter Treats from Newport Sweet ShoppeBack to Top of List
- Newport Sweet Shoppe, Newport
- Pre-order until April 1st, Limited availability in the shoppe Easter Week
From bunny cookies and bunny bait boxes, to buttercream eggs and jelly beans galore, your sugary—Easter bliss starts at Newport Sweet Shoppe. To guarantee your sweet treats, pre-order by April 1 and pick-up April 7 and 8, or visit the shoppe during Easter week for a limited selection of Easter themed goodies. Find the full Easter menu here.
Take It Outside
Get ready to shake off winter's cobwebs and breathe in the salt air, with these outdoor activities.
From light and leisurely scenic walks along the coastline to moderately intense trails in picturesque New England forests, here are our favorite spots to get outdoors.
Think: the salt of the sea on your skin after a day chasing the swell. Think: the perfect amount of sunshine and crisp sea breeze. Classic.
Castle Hill InnBack to Top of List
- Castle Hill Inn, Newport
- April 9th, 2023
- $75 per person
On Easter Sunday, April 9th, visit Castle Hill Inn for a delectable three-course meal at The Dining Room. The menu features holiday favorites like a roasted lamb loin and farm fresh deviled eggs as well as some bright flavors of spring like a carbonara with spring veggies. The menu will be $75 per person, with live music to accompany your celebration.
Brunch will be available from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
The ChanlerBack to Top of List
- The Chanler, Newport
- April 9th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- 4-course prix fixe menu: $105 per person, 3-course children's menu: $55 per child (ages 12 and under)
Take a step back into the Gilded Age era with a lavish Easter brunch surrounded by opulent decor and sweeping views of Easton's Bay. Relax to the sounds of a jazz trio while The Chanler culinary team prepares a four-course prix fixe brunch inspired by the awakening of spring. Menu highlights include seasonal favorites such as House Brined Rum Ham, Newport Lobster Benedict, and a decadent selection of sweets from our Parisian-inspired confiserie.
- Four-course prix fixe menu $105 per person + tax and gratuity
- Three-course children's menu $55 per child (ages 10 and under) + tax and gratuity
Seating is limited, and reservations are required. A $25 per person deposit is required at the time of booking to hold the reservation. Any cancellation, reduction in party size, or no-show within 72 hours of the event will result in a forfeit of the deposit and is non-refundable.
Newport VineyardsBack to Top of List
- Newport Vineyards, Middletown
- April 9th from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- Adults / guests 13+: $65, Kids 3-12: $22
Enjoy a classic Easter brunch and then hop on outside for an egg hunt in the vines on the hour between 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Easter egg hunt is exclusive for the brunch guest children (included in price), and is weather permitting
- Housemade Maple Sausage
- Cinnamon Swirl French Toast with Really Good Maple Syrup
- Classic Baked Mac-n-Cheese
- Chef attended made to order eggs and omelets
- Hopkins Southdowns Rosemary + Sea Salt
- Roasted Leg of Lamb
- Assorted Sweet Treats fro Vineyard Bakeshop
La Forge Casino RestaurantBack to Top of List
- La Forge Casino Restaurant, Newport
- April 9th, 2023
- $32 per person
Head to Bellevue where La Forge Restaurant is offering their iconic Easter Brunch for $32 a person—tables fill up quick—so be sure to make a reservation.
- Traditional Eggs Benedict
- Assorted Quiche
- Sliced Glazed Ham
- Baked Salmon
- Chicken Marsala
- Assorted Cookies, Brownies, Finger Desserts
Hotel VikingBack to Top of List
- Bellevue Ballroom, Hotel VIking, Newport
- April 9th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Adults: $89+ tax and gratuity, Children (6 – 12): $29+ tax and gratuity
Enjoy a festive, Easter Brunch in the Bellevue Ballroom at Hotel Viking complete with carved fish and meats, a signature raw bar and seasonal culinary delights. A full bar will be available for a la carte drinks.
An Easter Egg Hunt will be available for children 3 and under on the One Bellevue Patio and kids 4 and older in the courtyard starting at 9:00 AM. This event is for guests only.
- Seafood Raw Bar
- Chef Attended Omelet Station
- Carving Station
- Buffet of Sides
- Carrot Cake, Apple Tarts, and Mini Doughnuts
OceanCliffBack to Top of List
- OceanCliff, Newport
- April 9th, 2023
- Adults: $70, Children 12 and under: 24
Head to OceanCliff for a delightful Easter Brunch with a view. Meet the Easter Bunny and snap some photos with your loved ones, and if the weather allows, participate in an Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30 AM & 2:30 PM on the sprawling lawn.
Price includes a brunch buffet, coffee, tea, assorted juices, mimosas and bloody marys. A full cash bar will also be available.
The season of awakening brings a host of experiences to the events calendar in and around Newport.
Just as millions of hibernating daffodils prepare to make their debut, Newport and Bristol counties prepare to celebrate with two annual celebrations.
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