You can catch Santa all around Newport as we near Christmas. From brunch buffets and tree lightings to sing-a-longs and even some photo shoots for your fur children, here's where you can catch Saint Nick before Christmas arrives. 

 

 

PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA

When: December 14; 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Potter League For Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown
Admission: $10

Bring your pet to sit, stay and pose for a photo with Santa! Make a memory and get a picture of your pet with or without you with Santa for a donation of $10. You will receive a printed photo in a frame photo card. The proceeds benefit saving homeless animals at the Potter League and is greatly appreciated.

 

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BOWEN’S WHARF 49TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

When: December 7; 4:30 PM
Where: Bowen’s Wharf
Admission: Free

Bring the whole family to see Frosty the Snowman, Santa, and Mrs. Claus for an evening of Christmas cheer. Festivities begin at 4:30 PM with Frosty the Snowman. The Christmas Carol Sing-along begins at 5:00 PM and the Mayor lights the tree at 6:00 PM. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by boat (weather permitting) immediately after.

 

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BRUNCH WITH SANTA  

When: December 22; 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: One Bellevue Restaurant at the Hotel Viking

Dine with Santa at One Bellevue Restaurant. Prefixed brunch menu and photo opportunities in Santa's Workshop.

 

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SANTA AT THE BREAKERS

When: December 7; 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: The Breakers

Santa Claus himself will visit each of the three Newport Mansions decorated for the holidays on successive Sunday afternoons in December to listen to your children's wish lists. Bring the kids and your camera for a great photo op.

 

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SANTA AT MARBLE HOUSE

When: December 14; 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Marble House

Santa Claus himself will visit each of the three Newport Mansions decorated for the holidays on successive Sunday afternoons in December to listen to your children's wish lists. Bring the kids and your camera for a great photo op.

 

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CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AT GLEN MANOR HOUSE

When: December 15; 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Glen Manor House

With extraordinary decorations and Yuletide cheer, the Glen Manor House will be open to the public at their annual Christmas Open House event. Bring the family for a holiday celebration and more. Santa will arrive at 2:45 PM for pictures alongside local talent and entertainment.

 

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BRIGHT NIGHT IN TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

When: December 13; 4:00 - 8:00 PM
WhereShopping Village of Tiverton Four Corners

Visit Tiverton Four Corners for an evening of events, workshops & holiday shopping. Frolic through a festive, brightly lit neighborhood of galleries & shops as you enjoy special events, offers & refreshments to complete your holiday list. Santa will be celebrating with us from 5:30 - 7:00 PM at the Four Corners Arts Center. Have your camera ready to capture a special moment courtesy of Fearless Artists.

 

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HOLIDAY FAMILY FREE DAY

When: December 14; 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Linden Place and Bristol Art Museum
Admission: Free

Join BAM and Linden Place to celebrate the holidays. Start your day at the Linden Place Ballroom with the Wheeler School Holiday Hand bell Ringers, cookies and cocoa will be served. Head to the Mansion at 2:00 PM for a special visit from Santa. Families can take a photo with Santa, share their wish list, and enjoy tours of Linden Place's festively decorated Mansion.

*All activities are FREE with your donation to Toys for Tots, accepted at either location. Your donation grants admission to events across campus.

 

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HOTEL VIKING'S ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING

When: December 6; 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Hotel Viking

Head to Hotel Viking for the Annual Tree Lighting ceremony, complete with cinnamon cider, glühwein, cookies, carolers and gifts for all. Make sure to be on your best behavior as Santa will be there checking his list twice.

 

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SANTA AT THE ELMS

When: December 21; 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: The Elms

Santa Claus himself will visit each of the three Newport Mansions decorated for the holidays on successive Sunday afternoons in December to listen to your children's wish lists. Bring the kids and your camera for a great photo op.

 

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