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Rose Island Lighthouse

Closed for 2020 due to the current pandemic conditions. The fully restored and functional lighthouse is a living piece of maritime history. Both the Rose Island light station and Ft. Hamilton are open for guided tours daily between 10 am and 4 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Other activities include beach combing, fishing, bird watching and swimming (no lifeguard). Picnic tables and public toilets are available. If you plan on visiting the Rose Island Lighthouse you will need to purchase a separate Landing Fee Ticket. Adults $10.00 – Children 12 and under $7.00. RILF members are not charged. The island is closed to the public during fundraisers. For more information: 401.847.4242.

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Van Alen Cup, July 11–18, 2021

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Newport Folk Festival July 23–25, 2021

Let Jamestown Newport Ferry get you there! Let's hope we can hear the music play this year. The festival at the Fort features music, food and crafts, beer and wine gardens and a number of displays. The festival runs rain or shine. Stay tuned for express ferry tickets to be posted soon.

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