Newport may boast breathtaking ocean views, award-winning eateries, opulent mansions and charming cobblestone byways, but that doesn't mean we don't have some skeletons in our closets. Truth is, you don't get to be a 380-year-old city without a few eerie sights and legends of ghoulish folklore.
These Halloween delights have everything you need to embrace your spooky side. Happy Halloween!
When: 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Firehouse Theater
This annual Halloween comedy show is full of costume contests, candy, and (of course) comedy. BYOB, candy offered all night.
When: 8:30 PM - 11:00 AM
Where: The Vanderbilt Grill
Admission: $35, $58, $85
Enjoy signature festive canapes from Executive Chef David Crone and cocktail creations from the Vanderbilt's “Mad Scientist”, Christina Mercado. Local Heroes, the Z Boys will make their musical debut for an evening of cocktails, costumes and dancing. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Prizes for Best Costume will be awarded. Don’t forget to ask for the password!
HOTEL VIKING HALLOWEEN SOIREE
When: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Where: Hotel Viking
Join Hotel Viking for a night of costumes and cocktails with special Guest DJ and ghoulish drinks. Costume required. 21+ event.
TRINITY CHURCH'S ANNUAL PUMPKIN PATCH
When: 12:00 - 6:00 PM
Where: Queen Anne Square
Trinity Church's Annual Pumpkin Patch offers a wide selection of pumpkins, mums, decorative cabbages, gourds and more. Once you've picked all your favorites, enjoy home-made goods, freshly popped popcorn and cider.
When: 8:00 PM
Where: Tour departs from Mainsail Restaurant at Newport Marriott
Admission: $17 adults, $16 seniors, $10 children
Take a lantern-led evening stroll down historic Newport's shadowy lanes and discover the ghosts, ghouls and legends of this haunted coast.
SPIRITS WITH THE SPIRITS HALLOWEEN INVESTIGATION
When: 10:00 PM
Where: Throughout Newport
Enjoy an intimate evening at Newport’s cozy (and haunted) taverns. Join Holly Buffinton (seen on Travel channel’s Haunted Hospitals and Paranormal Survivor) and learn about the amazing history of these locations and spirits that still haunt them.
HALLOWEEN MIXX MUSIC TRIVIA
When: 9:00 PM
Where: Gas Lamp Grille
Join Mixx 99.3 at Gas Lamp Grille for a special Halloween edition of Mixx Music Trivia. The night kicks off at 9:00 PM. Arrive dressed in costume, enjoy some great food & drinks and compete for over $200 in prizes.
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