As the sun descends on our City by the Sea on Friday November, 27, Newport Harbor will continue to gleam with lavish decor and lights from The Annual Illuminated Boat Parade. The parade officially begins at 6:15pm, when the boats motor through the harbor and compete for best decorated in various categories, but local restaurants and shops will be offering special deals throughout the day in celebration of the Bowen's Wharf Holiday Block Party from 5-8pm. Details: Date: November 27, 2015 Time: 6:15pm Location: Catch a great view from Newport Yacht Club (open to the public for the event), Bowen's Wharf, Bannister's Wharf and all surrounding areas of Newport Harbor. Can't Miss Deals

Get to the harbor early for a warm meal from a local restaurant and live music, then meander the shops for a host of deals and special offerings.
  • Kristen Coates, Art & Home: Opening & Cocktails 5-9pm with new art from 8 artists. Free Gift With $25 Purchase. Beautifully packaged discounted 10% - 20% holiday gifts. Raffle drawing and prizes. 10% of all proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County as part of #thegoodkarmasale national effort.
  • The Wharf Pub Newport: Complimentary hot cider.
  • Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen: Cocktail party from 4-5:30pm with complimentary snacks, drink specials and a cash bar.
  • Newport Scrimshanders: 10% of sales will benefit the RI Food Bank. Hot cider and cookies in the store for customers, free gift wrapping, and 20% off select items.
  • Sheldon Fine Art: Complimentary wine and cheese spread, new artwork on display by some of the art worlds most successful and prestigious artists. Special Winter Discounts will be given during the event.
  • Soap & Water Newport: 20-40% off your purchase, plus hot refreshments and free shipping on purchases made that day.
  • Arianna Skincare: 25% off.
  • Alex and Ani: 15% off, plus a limited edition bangle available for purchase while supplies last.
  • Chace N' Lulu & Monelle Newport: Fortune cookie sale - All shoppers get to pick a fortune cookie at checkout to guarantee a good deal! The cookies will read a fortune of anywhere from 10-60% off their entire purchase. Refreshments and sweets will also be available.
  • Bowen's Wharf Pilot House: %15 off all books 11.27 through 12.31 and 10% off Bowen's ornament.
  • Upper Deck Clothing: 20% off all items including sale items.
  • Custom Canvas Newport: 10% off store wide when you mention the Boat Parade Special.
  • Roger King Fine Arts: 10% off paintings.
  • Primavera Newport: 10% of sales will be donated to the Martin Luther King Center.
  • Michael Hayes Newport: 10% off your first item, 15% off your second and 20% off your third item 11.27 through 11.29.
  • The Cookie Jar: $2 off a dozen cookies.
  • Isherwood & Company: 10% of sales will be donated to the Potter League. Sip and Shop with complimentary wine and cheese. 20% off select pottery and blown glass.

boat parade_credit Onne van der Wal