Every Wednesday, take a walk with Rose Island staff and discuss nature and history. Check roseisland.org for times. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets to Rose Island.
Welcome summer and taste some French rosé.
Rose Island offers tours and activities to celebrate our country's birthday. Hop on the Jamestown Newport Ferry for transportation to the island (see "Getting There" link for tickets, which should post tickets in late May, early June).
CANCELLED—This event is free admission to all and will be held on Saturday 11am – 6:00pm and Sunday 11am – 5pm (rain or shine). It's an oyster festival and chowderfest all in one! Champagne and oysters from local growers are featured all weekend long and there will be a shucking contest on Sunday at 3pm, supported in part by The Nature Conservancy of RI. Live music TBD.
The Swim engages 700 swimmers, kayakers and volunteers in a celebration of the recreational benefits of Narragansett Bay. Event is Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 6:30 a.m., starts at Newport Navy Base, Newport, RI and finishes at Potter Cove, Jamestown, RI. Registration opens April 2020. Swimmer and Kayaker fee is $50, which is non-transferable and non-refundable. Conanicut Marine Services Inc. is a sponsor and "parking partner" for this Save the Bay event.
CANCELLED—Beat the crowds and get your Jamestown Newport Ferry tickets early. The festival at the Fort features four stages of music, food and crafts, two beer and wine gardens and a number of displays. The festival runs rain or shine.
How about a wine tasting at sunset? This Rose Island Lighthouse event will feature summer's best wines. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets.
CANCELLED—Get your Jamestown Newport ferry tickets early! Newport Jazz Festival dates are Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Experience Newport's History of Cocktails on Rose Island with bartender John Begin. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for ferry tickets.
Join the folks from Frosty Drew Observatory and learn to read the stars. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets to the island.
CANCELLED-Another area 50th Anniversary Celebration! Don your vests, bell-bottoms, tie-dye and scarves and help Save The Bay commemorate 50 years of protecting and improving Narragansett Bay with a 1970s-themed celebration in 2020. Enjoy a cocktail hour at their Fields Point headquarters in Providence before continuing on to the outdoor event tent to enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drink and food stations, desserts and live music.
The Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 17th through 20th, 2020. 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. Conanicut Marine Services Inc. will have a booth there, come by and say hello.
Rose Island is celebrating 150 years of the lighthouse with food, drinks, and fun.
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (rain or shine) This event is one not to be missed! Offering fresh local seafood, signature cocktails, live music and fun for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION!
Coastal Queen took first place in last year's Illuminated Boat Parade. Get ready to see her all decked out for the 2020 parade.