No matter who's on your list, these eclectic spots for shopping have you covered. From bustling wharves to quaint cobblestone byways, find candlelit shops filled with unique finds to conquer your holiday shopping.

 

NEWPORT

 

SHOPPING DISTRICTS

WASHINGTON SQUARE

In the heart of downtown Newport rests Washington Square offering an array of retail options including big name stores like Gap, Sephora and J. Crew all nestled in Long Wharf Mall. For a more unique shopping experience, stop into local shops like Styled by Jenna or Karol Richardson. When you're ready for a break, head around the corner to one of cozy restaurants on Thames Street. 

 

THAMES STREET

Thames Street is often consider the pulse of Newport. Here you'll find eclectic shops and award-winning eateries on both sides. Explore novelty stores like the Spice + Tea Exchange boasting hundreds of varieties of teas and spices; Island Pursuit offering resort and nautical fashion; or locally, handmade soaps, lotions and scrubs at Shore Soap Company all on Upper Thames. Meander down to Lower Thames for a variety of antiques and vintage offerings alongside small, local shops with hand-crafted items including jewelry, candles, soaps and more. 

 

BOWEN'S WHARF + BANNISTER'S WHARF

Stroll along Bowen’s and Bannister’s Wharves where you'll find cobblestone paths lined with a mix of local boutiques. From Kristen Coates and Spring Primavera offering a variety of contemporary art, unique home collectives and artisan made gifts to exquisite galleries and eclectic artisans like Sheldon Fine Art, you'll find a little mix of everything here.

 

SPRING STREET

This eclectic street offers a mix of funky shops like Mad Hatter Thrift Store to independent retailers like Spring Street Books and Coast to Country Outfitters offering modern, timeless fashion pieces. 

 

BELLEVUE AVENUE

Explore high-end retailers and quaint boutique shops along historic Bellevue Avenue including Farmaesthetics, Michael Hayes, Papers and more. Once you've checked everyone of your holiday gift list, refuel at a number of local restaurants and eateries like Cru Cafe, La Forge Casino Restaurant and more. 

 

 

 

 

 

HOLIDAY MARKETS + SHOPPING EVENTS

HOLIDAY POP UP: OCEAN STATE PEPPER CO.

When: Saturday, December 22; 2:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Styled by Jenna

Enjoy a festival cocktail made with all local ingredients while you shop the Ocean State Pepper Co. collection of herbs & spices.

 

DEBLOIS GALLERY ART NIGHT

When: Thursday, December 20 - Saturday, December 22; 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Deblois Gallery

Shop for the holidays from local artists in the community. Peruse jewelry by Downtown Designs, artwork and products from Out of the Box & Studio 57 and more.

 

WINTER'S ARTS + ARTISAN FAIR

When: Saturday, December 15; 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: 3850 Main Road, Tiverton

The Winter’s Arts & Artisan Fair is a unique, boutique artist showcase set in the beautiful & historic Tiverton Four Corners Village. Shop for one of a kind holiday gifts from a select group of local and regional artists & artisans. Leisurely browse, meet the artists & see their amazing offerings. With gifts of wood, fiber, leather, soap, paintings, photography & jewelry, your holiday gift giving will be one to remember.

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR + GREEK FOOD FAIR

When: Saturday, December 15; 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church

Enjoy authentic Greek food, handcrafted items, a silent auction, raffle and more. Free parking in the church parking lot.

 

 

 

 

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