The aroma of meals crafted with the flavors of harvest. Warm light waning over lush treetops. The intrinsically cozy feeling that settles in alongside the soothing hues of autumn. November on The Coast is like nothing else. As if that wasn't enough to make our hearts full, the month is filled with so much to see and do. From the return of some truly classic events, like Newport Restaurant Week and Christmas at the Newport Mansions, to charming exhibits and enchanting festivals, November has us busy in all the right ways.

 

 

NEWPORT RESTAURANT WEEK

When: November 1 - 10
Where: Participating Restaurants

The annual tradition returns with more than 50 restaurants anticipated to offer enticing prix-fixe menus and special seasonal offers. Experience tastefully crafted cuisine $20 two-course lunches and dinner offerings of three-course prix-fixe menus for $35 or three-course premier menus for $50.

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CHRISTMAS AT THE NEWPORT MANSIONS

When: November 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020
Where: The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House
Admission: Price of Admission

The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will dazzle you as you tour three magnificent mansions decked out in Yuletide finery. Music, tours, and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas at the Newport Mansions. The Preservation Society of Newport County invites you to make holiday memories with your family by visiting The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House this holiday season.

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NEWPORT HARBOR ILLUMINATED BOAT PARADE

When: Friday, November 29; 6:15 PM
Where: Newport Harbor
Admission: Free

City of Newport lights up the harbor with the Illuminated Boat Parade. Caribbean Christmas and Holiday tunes on the steel pan with Panoramic View will be live at the North Pole. Watch the parade of lights from Bowen’s Wharf while boats compete for best decorated.

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BOWEN’S WHARF BLOCK PARTY & BOAT PARADE

When: Friday, November 29; 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Bowen’s Wharf
Admission: Free

Watch the parade of lights from Bowen’s Wharf while boats compete for best decorated. All our locally-owned shops and restaurants will be open — with special offers give thanks.

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GURNEY’S SKATING RINK

When: November 22, 2019 - February 29, 2020
Where: Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
Admission: Adults, $10, children 12 and under, $7

Skate by the sea! Gurney's skating rink will be open for the season starting Friday, November 22, 2019.

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ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL AT GREENVALE VINEYARDS

When: Saturday, November 9; 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Greenvale Vineyards

Celebrate the 20th annual harvest festival at Greenvale Vineyards with music, tractor rides, face painting, games, delicious wines and small food samplings from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

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HOLIDAY LANTERN TOUR

When: Friday, November 22 - Saturday, December 28
Where: Throughout Newport
Admission: $15

Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk. Learn how Newporters did, or didn’t, observe the holidays. Tour departs from The Museum of Newport History and Shop.

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NEWPORT NUTCRACKER AT ROSECLIFF

When: November 27, 29 - 30
Where: Rosecliff
Admission: Adults, $99 - $195, pillow tickets for patrons age 6-10, $60

Island Moving Co. invites you to join them for their wonderful holiday ballet A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff. Follow the young protagonist throughout the mansion as she celebrates the holiday season with her family, battles with the Mouse King, dances with the Snow Queen and travels with her beloved Nutcracker to the magical Land of Sweets.

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CHRISTMAS AT BLITHEWOLD

When: Friday, November 29 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Where: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
Admission: Price of admission

Enjoy the elaborate holiday decorations around every corner of Blithewold Mansion.

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SPARKLE! AN OUTDOOR FAMILY EVENT

When: Friday, November 29; 5:00 PM
Where: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
Admission: Adult, $7 - $16, Children ages 3 - 9, $3, Children ages 10 - 17, $5

Festive holiday fun for the entire family! Stroll through Blithewold’s illuminated gardens and greenhouse, adorned with hand-made bamboo ornaments created afresh each year. Be invigorated by that crisp winter air, enjoy singing with our carolers and savor hot cocoa and s’mores around a roaring bonfire in Blithewold’s Enclosed Garden.

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BRISTOL’S GRAND ILLUMINATION

When: Saturday, November 30; 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Where: Burnside Building, 400 Hope Street, Bristol
Admission: Free

The signature event of the Christmas season here in Bristol is the Grand Illumination, and you and your family won’t want to miss the fun. Beginning at 5:00 PM, choruses from Bristol public schools and dancers from Extensions School of Dance will perform. Just before 6:00 PM, the man in red joins us from the North Pole.

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DICKENS HOLIDAY DINNER THEATRE TRAIN

When: Saturday, November 30 - Saturday, December 21
Where: 1 Alexander Road, Portsmouth
Admission: $79.95 – $96.95

Immerse yourself in the classic tale of humbuggery, ghosts, and redemption.  This interactive retelling of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” by the Marley Bridges Theatre Company is an evening of music, laughter, food, and spirits as you take a dining journey along the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad in our custom-designed theater car featuring special tables for two all facing the center stage.

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ANNUAL FALL MOON FESTIVAL

When: Saturday, November 2; 7:00 - 11:00 PM
Where: Casino Theatre
Admission: Adults, $30 - $35, students (with ID), $15

Our acclaimed Fall Moon Festival is back, celebrating the art of song and the songwriters who create them. With a lineup of five strong acts, this year’s festival focuses on the importance of women in folk music and the female perspective in art, in all its variations.

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