February 19, 2016 | Today’s Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

The Island Skating Academy Skate Camp | 8:30-10 am Newport Skating Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport Cost: Weeklong camp is $100; $85 with bracelet. Drop-ins: $30; $25 with bracelet. Open to all ages and levels Make Your Own Marshmallow Snowman | 9:30am-3:30pm Destination Chocolate, 15 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport Create your own marshmallow snowman and satisfy your sweet tooth while expressing your imagination as you make your own marshmallow snowman. … Continue reading February 19, 2016 | Today’s Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

February 18, 2016 | Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

Today’s Newport Winter Festival schedule beings ample opportunity for exploration. Meander through the newly renovated International Tennis Hall of Fame or discover the story of Colonial Newport on a walking tour through town. Later, wander through the enchanting display of lights at the illuminated garden at Ballard Park, and warm up with the highly anticipated annual hot drink contest. Enjoy! The Island Skating Academy Skate … Continue reading February 18, 2016 | Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

February 16, 2016 | Today’s Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

Kids have endless opportunities to get hands on during today’s lineup of Newport Winter Festival events while you enjoy your own roster of frosty festivities. Watch as they craft their own marshmallow snowman, pinatas, t-shirts and even Tervis Tumblers. Or join in for a family event. Later, unwind at the ice bar or enjoy a carefully crafted beer dinner. Your choice. The Island Skating Academy Skate Camp | 8:30-10 … Continue reading February 16, 2016 | Today’s Newport Winter Festival Events Lineup

Ballard Park Will Come To Light During Annual Illuminated Garden February 18-20

Ballard Park will come to light on Thursday, February 18th through Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 6-9 pm for the anticipated 11th Annual Illuminated Garden. The free event features thousands of lights string through the unique scenery of Ballard Park’s three acre quarry meadow. Lights are set up by professional tree climbers and accompanied by student-created exhibits from area schools including Cluny School, Rogers High School and St. Michael’s Country Day School. Keep your … Continue reading Ballard Park Will Come To Light During Annual Illuminated Garden February 18-20

New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza Returns to Newport Next Month

The 28th Annual Newport Winter Festival returns with 10 days of non-stop music, food, family-friendly activities and more from February 12 – 21. Touted as New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza, Newport Winter Festival offers more than 150 events. Heat things up at the renowned chili cook-off, or enjoy the live sounds of the Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, Beatlemania and many more. PRICING Pricing varies for … Continue reading New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza Returns to Newport Next Month

15+ Chances to Visit With Santa Claus Throughout Newport & Bristol County This Holiday Season

Santa Claus is coming to town. And then he’s coming back a few more times. Here’s where you can find jolly ol’ Saint Nick throughout Newport and Bristol County during the holiday season. New England’s Largest Gingerbread Lighthouse, Friday, December 4: Composed of 350 pounds of gluten-free gingerbread, 20 gallons of royal icing and 2,400 pieces of candy and giant lollipops, New England’s largest gingerbread … Continue reading 15+ Chances to Visit With Santa Claus Throughout Newport & Bristol County This Holiday Season

Frosty the Snowman, Live Music and More at The Annual Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The 45th Annual Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting and Open House returns Saturday, December 5 beginning at 4:30 pm with a visit from Frosty the Snowman followed by a Christmas carol sing-a-long at 5 pm. The mayor will light the tree at 6 pm where families can expect Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive by boat (the … Continue reading Frosty the Snowman, Live Music and More at The Annual Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting