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annual events on the classic coast

Through the decades, Newport and our surrounding coastal communities have developed such a fantastic social calendar that today, our destination is known as a world-class event venue. Here’s just a snapshot of some of our most anticipated celebrations. Below you will find our 2024 annual events. 



Polar Bear Plunge


16 Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade



1-30 Newport Daffodil Days
6 Newport Night Run


Newport Rhode Races
13-21 Daffodil Days Blithewold
20 Newport Beer Festival



18-19 Newport Oyster Festival
24-27 Rogue Island Comedy Festival


4 Bristol 4th of July Parade
4-21 Newport Classical Music Festival
14-21 Infosys Hall of Fame Open
20 Newport Beer Run
26-28 Newport Folk Festival



2-4 Newport Jazz Festival



12-15 Newport International Boat Show
15 Porchfest, Bristol
20-22 Newport Mansions Wine + Food
28 Newport Oktoberfest



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upcoming events

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Jun 26-Jun 30

US Senior Open Championship

The 44th U.S. Senior Open, conducted by the United States Golf Association, will be held June 27-30…

Jun 28-Jun 30

Newport Pride

LGBTQ+ Pride is happening in Newport, RI in June 2024! We're creating events and experiences to…

Jul 14-Jul 21

Infosys Hall of Fame Open

Exciting professional men's tennis returns to the International Tennis Hall of Fame! Our…

Jul 26-Jul 28

Newport Folk Festival

Mark your 2024 calendars! We'll see you back at Fort Adams next summer July 26 - July 28, 2024. The…

Aug 2-Aug 4

Newport Jazz Festival

Mark your 2024 calendars! We'll see you back at Fort Adams next summer August 2 - August 4, 2024…

Newport Cliff Walk New Summer 2022

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