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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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Upcoming Events

Sep

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Coastal Queen Sunset Cruise featuring The Pros From Dover, from Jamestown Sept. 29

Join us on a sunset cruise for an exciting mix of classic rock, reggae and original music by The Pros From Dover. This band is a talented trio of island guys—Eddie Furtado from Jamestown, and Steve Meade and Willy Cooley from Newport. Cruise will take you across the Bay and into scenic Newport Harbor for views of lighthouses, harbor mansions, mega yachts, America's Cup boats and more. Coastal Queen is covered, warm and weatherproof. Valid ID and cloth face covering required to board. Surfaces are sanitized and seating has been limited to allow for social-distance seating. 5-6:30pm.

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Oct

01
Coastal Queen Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting and Sunset Cruise, from Jamestown on Oct. 1

What could be better than a Champagne Tasting and Sunset Cruise aboard the beautiful cruising vessel Coastal Queen? Guests will enjoy a specially prepared individual sampler of Champagne by Jamestown Wine & Spirits. Sip on Champagne and enjoy the sights along the East Passage. Coastal Queen is covered, warm and weatherproof. Valid ID and cloth face covering required to board. Surfaces are sanitized and seating has been limited to allow for social-distance seating. 5pm–6:30pm. $55 per person.

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06
Coastal Queen Oktoberfest Beer Tasting and Sunset Cruise, from Jamestown on Oct. 6

A crowd favorite—The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, Jamestown's own local brewery will be on board this cruise offering guests the opportunity to sample a flight of Oktoberfest brewhouse offerings. Guests wanting to participate can pay the $10 fee at boarding. Coastal Queen is covered, warm and weatherproof. Valid ID (for bar service) and cloth face covering required to board. Surfaces are sanitized and seating has been limited to allow for social-distance seating. 5–6:30pm.

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