Something to do while waiting for spring Coastal Queen cruises—check out Audrain Auto Museum's Virtual Exhibits with their CEO Donald Osborne.
Check out themed Newport History Tours Saturdays at 1pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Social-distancing rules are in place and guests are required to wear a mask. The Museum of Newport History & Shop, located on Washington Square at 127 Thames Street in the 1763 Brick Market, is available to visit Tuesday through Friday 11am-3pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-1pm. Visit NewportHistoryTours.org or call 401-841-8770. Virtual tours at https://newporthistory.org/tours.
Coastal Queen will be decked out in daffodils in celebration of Daffodil Days in Newport. In addition, due to popular demand, she will be starting the cruise season early! Visit CoastalQueenCruises.com to see the full cruise lineup, with departures from Newport and Jamestown.
Each tour ventures off the beaten path to at least six independent restaurants. Guests can sample creative foods featuring local ingredients, learn about the chef’s background and food philosophy, and get a glimpse of the city’s food scene.
We are excited to welcome Bowen's Wharf first event of the season! This annual event will be held on May 21-23, 2021—see their website for sessions. It's an oyster festival and chowderfest all in one! Champagne and oysters from local growers are featured all weekend long. Growers will be shucking onsite and live music will be performed under festival tents. Attendance will be controlled and limited for all guest's safety and health guidelines will be followed.
All of us at Conanicut Marine Services will once again be excited to watch The 167th Annual Regatta June 11–13. This is North America's oldest annual regatta that will feature three great days of racing, including the separately scored Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 11. Coastal Queen will be out there, giving folks a close up view of the start of the race.
Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week will take place June 21–25, 2021. The regatta will offer competitive W/L racing and the classic Around Block Island Race. Sponsored by Margaritaville.
The silver Tiffany’s trophy, which is displayed in the museum year-round, is aptly named for Hall of Fame founder Jimmy Van Alen. This summer some of the world’s best tennis players will meet on the grass courts of Newport to vie for the Van Alen Cup.
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.
The music will play this year at the Newport Jazz Festival—dates are Friday, July 30, 2021 to Sunday, August 1, 2021. Let Jamestown Newport Ferry get you there!
The Annual Newport International Boat Show is September 16–19, 2021. It is one of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show encompasses over 13 acres of Newport’s waterfront and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with new powerboats and sailboats ranging from 15 to 90 feet, plus an extensive selection of marine equipment, services and accessories for boaters.
Make your way to the Bowen's Wharf waterfront for shopping specials! Forget the mall, shop small! FREE ADMISSION and list of participating shops on Facebook.
The Jamestown Newport Ferry will have an express run to the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, which will feature fried calamari, oysters, fish tacos, lobster rolls, signature cocktails and cold Whalers beer. Event will have live music and family fun, all beneath the Wharf’s tents. Neighboring restaurants and fisherman’s associations will serve their most celebrated seafood dishes as well—lobster dinners, clam chowder, stuffed quahogs, clam cakes, shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and clams.
What could be more fun than a block party at Bowen's Wharf while a boat parade is passing by in Newport Harbor? Grab your Thanksgiving guests and friends and come join the fun!