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Rose Island Lighthouse

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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Upcoming Events

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The Newport Flower Show

The Newport Flower Show transforms one of the most romantic of the Newport Mansions, Rosecliff, into an incredible display of thousands of live blooms, artwork and installations. Enjoy the sites of Rosecliff, enjoy food and beverages and shop from fabulous vendors. The Great Gatsby was filmed at iconic Rosecliff; we think Gatsby would love the Newport Flower Show!

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Light Up Your Summer at Rose Island Light

Put on your boat shoes and join us for a casual evening of fun and adventure. Enjoy a taste of local fare and a tour of Rose Island and the Lighthouse rain or shine.

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28
Newport Pell Bridge 50th Celebration

The iconic Newport Pell Bridge is a revered symbol of Newport Harbor. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this celebration will feature a live music concert, food trucks, & fireworks at 9:15pm. As always, the Jamestown Newport Ferry has your ticket right to the action!

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