Truth be told, whether you're in Newport for a day, a weekend, or the entire week (the dream!), the possibilities of what you can see and do are endless. You've got the obvious musts: Cliff Walk (the most serene 3.5-mile walk of your life), Ocean Drive, the mansions, and chowder overlooking the bay. But there's also so many exciting events, experiences, and dreamy sights you don't want to miss.

When you're not sure where to start, this round-up of what's going down this week has you covered.

Our picks for the week below.

 

Happening this week

4th of July Summer Concert Series Jun 25
  • Recurring daily

Come and enjoy a wide variety of music! Featured artists: Kate & the Mongrels Crushed Velvet Whiskey Saints Best of Foo Changes in Latitude 88th Army Band East Bay Summer Wind Ensemble Chicago Total Access Bristol County Chorus Andre Arsenault with Scott Grimo Eric "Benny"…

Advanced Contemporary Jun 25
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

This is an advanced-level contemporary dance class -- however, all are welcome in this nurturing environment. Classes are designed to welcome teen and adult dancers of all ages and abilities. They offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement!…

Beginner Contemporary Jun 25
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Friday

Students will learn basics of contemporary dance, in a supportive and nurturing environment. Classes are designed to welcome teen and adult dancers of all ages and abilities. They offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Bristol Fourth Concert Series Jun 25
  • Recurring daily

Bristol Fourth of July Concert Series in Independence Park, Bristol from June 21 - July 2, 2024 Official Lineup Friday, June 21st 6:30 PM: Kate & the Mongrels 8:00 PM: Crushed Velvet Saturday, June 22nd 6:30 PM: Whiskey Saints 8:00 PM: Best of Foo ​Sunday, June 23rd 7:00 PM…

Neurographic Art for the Mind Jun 25
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join us for Neurographic Art for the Mind, a May Quest offered by Recharge Newport at the Self-Esteem Through Art studio on Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown to learn a simple yet effective creative technique for quieting the mind. No art…

Newport Charter Yacht Show Jun 25
  • Recurring daily

Newport Charter Yacht Show, June 23 - 26, 2024 Celebrating more than 35 years in existence, the Newport Charter Yacht Show is a showcase of luxury charter yachts alongside a display of ancillary goods and services for the charter industry. This four-day event is dedicated…

Salsa Classes Jun 25
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

New class location VFW Post 5390 822 Anthony Rd. Portsmouth, R.I. Tuesday nights are caliente!! 6 p.m. beginner 7 p.m. accomplished

Acoustic Pop w/ Ruby Mac Jun 26

Multi-talented singer/songwriter brings her talents to Fifth Element every Wednesday night. Enjoy hearing some of your favorite songs while indulging in one of Fifths farm to table offerings.

Adult/Teen Ballet Jun 26
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday

This is an intermediate-level ballet class -- however, all are welcome in this nurturing environment. Classes are designed to welcome teen and adult dancers of all ages and abilities. They offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Aquidneck Growers Market - Wednesday Jun 26

Aquidneck Community Table hosts Wednesdays on Memorial in Newport on Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM from May 22 - October 30. Aquidneck Community Table’s Growers Markets provide easy access to seasonal, regionally-grown food and greater awareness of the benefits of…

Beach Pilates Jun 26
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Strengthen and lengthen your muscles from core to limb with a low-impact mat Pilates class at Third Beach. Steady, effective movements target specific muscle groups and joints to leave you feeling ready to take on challenges on and off the mat. Classes take place every Monday…

Cemetery Club Jun 26

Dinner Theater at it’s Best! Our dinner theatre is unique...enjoy a great buffet--a wonderful play and a fun-filled cabaret. Our extensive, hearty buffet does not skimp on quality or selection. Everything is prepared on the premises. We offer a large variety of hot and cold…

Fermentation Class Jun 26

Fermentation Class: Featuring five wine tastings with a special theme or from a particular region accompanied by five small food pairings, Fermentation Class is held at the Oval Bar every Wednesday at 6:30. Reservations are required and this class often sells out. Please sign up…

Newport Foodies Stroll Jun 26
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Newport Foodies Stroll offers a 1.75 miles walking food tour through Lower Thames Street. You will learn about the "City by the Sea", as well as try the cuisine from five of the best locally owned restaurants. The best time to schedule your tour is at the beginning of your visit…

US Senior Open Championship Jun 26
  • Recurring daily

The 44th U.S. Senior Open, conducted by the United States Golf Association, will be held June 27-30, 2024, at Newport (R.I.) Country Club, and will feature a field of 156 of the world’s best professional and amateur senior golfers (over the age of 50). Players who are eligible to…

Wednesday Music Series Jun 26

Join us for our Wednesday live music series by the vines! Enjoy wine or beer tasting flights, a glass, dinner or a bite while you enjoy the tunes! Bring a chair / blanket and order at the bar to hang by the vines. The music will be outside, weather pending, near the covered…

Absolute Beginner Ballet and Stretch Jun 27
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

Students will dance at the ballet barre, do some light stretching, and learn basic ballet movement. Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Adult Intermediate Ballet Jun 27
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

This is an intermediate-level ballet class -- however, all are welcome in this nurturing environment! Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Art Night Bristol Warren Jun 27

Art Night Bristol Warren Comes to Warren on June 27th from 5:30 to 8:30 Art Night heads to Warren on June 27th where studios and shops along Main, Market and Child Streets and inside Cutler Mills will be open for visitors from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. From open studios to live music and…

Ca' del Bosco Wine Garden Jun 27

Experience the essence of Italy this summer at the Ca' del Bosco Wine Garden, where the tantalizing scent of authentic Italian pizza mingles with the fragrance of blooming flowers. Relax in Adirondack chairs beneath the dappled shade of umbrellas, sip on Franciacorta wine and…

Gelato Cart Pop-Up Jun 27

As the summer sun peaks, there's no better way to cool off than visiting The Chanler's Gelato Cart. Nestled in The Ca' del Bosco Wine Garden, this charming pop-up offers a refreshing treat with its rotating selection of gelato flavors. Each scoop is served from a custom Italian…

Magical Mini Couples Retreat! Jun 27
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Are you ready for a Magical Mini Retreat? We have designed this mini retreat with you in mind! Immerse yourselves in the City by the Sea as you touch on the most important elements of your relationship with the guidance of our Gottman Institute certified couples coach! Have fun…

Pastries on the Porch Jun 27

Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithwold tradition! Important Information: We have…

Skywalkers: A Love Story - newportFILM Outdoors Jun 27

6:30 PM: Venue Opens 7:30 PM: Live Music by Van Pelt Duo 8:30 PM: Film Begins ABOUT THE FILM: Part romance, part thriller, this film follows a daredevil couple as they take their relationship to terrifying new heights in a wild scheme to climb the world’s second highest…

Advanced Contemporary Jun 28
  • Recurring weekly on Friday

This is an advanced-level contemporary dance class -- however, all are welcome in this nurturing environment. Classes are designed to welcome teen and adult dancers of all ages and abilities. They offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement!…

Aloha Couples Retreat Tasting Jun 28

Join us for a Couples Retreat mini session! Get more information regarding our 4 types of couples retreats (mini, one, two, and three day), enjoy a tropical beverage, treats, luau themed decor, and a Love Language assessment as part of this 30 minute session!

Comedy Night at The Quencher Jun 28

June comedy at The Quencher is on Friday June 28th. Enjoy our waterfront roof deck for cocktails and dinner before and stay for the show after. Headliner- Alan Moreau Featuring- Mark Anthony Lewis Holly Johnston Chris Warren Hosted by- Troy Burditt

Last Friday Social Jun 28

On the last Friday of each month from 6-7 pm, join us for a delightful evening where we come together to celebrate community, laughter, and meaningful connections. Last Friday Social! is all about creating a space where individuals from diverse backgrounds can mingle, share…

Newport Pride Jun 28
  • Recurring daily

LGBTQ+ Pride is happening in Newport, RI in June 2024! We're creating events and experiences to celebrate community, and promote love, acceptance, inclusivity, and diversity of LGBTQ+ identities. We shall do so safely and thoughtfully and we invite you to join!

Newport Secret Garden Tour Jun 28
  • Recurring daily

2024 Secret Garden Tours ... A self-guided walking tour of private gardens in historic Newport, Rhode Island. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00am to 4:00pm In order to be compliant in controlling the number of attendees, a limited number of tickets will be sold.

Tank Patio Weekends Jun 28

Every weekend feels like a holiday when you’re hanging vineyard-side! Enjoy wine & beer tastings, specialty drinks like our famous sangria slushies, and food station bites from our farm-to-table menu on our Tank Patio. All items available a la carte from our food and beverage…

The Bit Players Improv Comedy Jun 28

The Bit Players are a fast paced and energized group of improvisation master-minds. Their high energy LIVE shows are modeled after the hit TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. Full of hysterical characters, hilarious games, and side-splitting musical numbers these shows will leave…

Farmers Market at Mount Hope Farm Jun 29

Our year-round farmers market happens every Saturday morning. Swing by to pick up your local produce, bread, meat, fish, kombucha, and more each week as well as listen to live music in the summer, connect with local nonprofits and community organizations, and visit with friends!…

Good Girl Jun 29

Rhiannon has always been a good girl; obliging, pretty, and eager to please. All she wants is to make you happy, and she knows exactly what men want. From naughty schoolgirl to femme fatale to idyllic housewife, Rhiannon will make all your filthiest fantasies come true. Join…

Island Cemetery Guided Tours Jun 29

Highlights of Island Cemetery Tour While Island Cemetery is the final resting place of hundreds of notable people, this tour focuses on about a dozen selected individuals. Among the stops on this tour are military heroes, architects, real estate tycoons, civil rights activist…

June FREE for ALL Saturday! Jun 29

Come on over for a day of family-friendly activities in the galleries! Hands-on art-making, artist demonstrations, drop in educator-led guided tours, live performances, scavenger hunts and more, inspired by our special exhibitions Toots Zynsky: Past/Present and Japanese Prints…

Newport Black History Walking Tours Jun 29

Rhode Island Slave History Medallions (RISHM) is pleased to announce the inaugural season of Newport Black History Walking Tours: Lost Stories of Resistance & Freedom will begin in Newport, RI on Saturday, June 22 and will run through November 30. The tours will meet on…

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