Find out for yourself why Conde Nast Traveler Magazine named our city by the sea among the best walking cities in the U.S. when you head to Newport Secret Garden Tour for a whimsical walking tour through some of the city's most enchanting gardens.
The annual Newport Secret Garden Tour opens the gate to a number of private gardens during its return this June 16 - June 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Primarily designed and maintained by their owners, each gardens is a labor of love shared with the community to help raise funds for the arts education programs at Aquidneck Island’s public schools.
Since 1984, the organizers and supporters of the Secret Garden Tour have been dedicated to enhancing art education and cultural programs in Aquidneck Island’s Public Schools. Funding dozens of programs in music, theater and fine arts for local schoolchildren, to date, the Secret Garden Tour has given more than $1 million to the.public schools.
When: Friday, June 16 - Sunday, June 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
Where: Throughout Newport
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Tickets are now available for the 2016 June Tour and can be purchased in advance online at secretgardentours.org for a discounted rate of $20. Group rates are also available for four or more persons with additional discounts available. Tickets are good for any or all days of the tour, allowing for inclement weather, schedule conflicts, or just a late start.
A LOOK AT LAST YEAR'S GARDEN TOUR