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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. For a complete list of 2021 annual events, click here

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Aug 1-Oct 3

David Rogers’ Big Bugs

Green Animals Topiary Garden will be buzzing this summer when David Rogers’ Big Bugs arrives. Even…

Aug 1

Newport Jazz Festival

The Newport Jazz Festival is currently scheduled for July 30th - August 1st, pending state and local…

Aug 2-Sep 30

Summer Yurts at The Chanler

The Chanler Summer Yurts: A New England Evening Under the Stars There is nothing quite like summer…

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What To Do This Week

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

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Ongoing Gallery Exhibits

Artists and art lovers have long arrived here on the doorstep of the Atlantic from every corner of the world, summoned by inspiration that doesn’t happen just anywhere. These on-going gallery exhibits…

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Outdoor Film Screenings

Whether it's on the sprawling lawn of a historic park, underneath a towering beech tree in front of the oldest lending library in the US, or amid bright blossoms in an elegant mansion garden, these…