Check Out the Events Below for Things To Do in the Jamestown – Newport Area

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Local Happenings and Events

Dec

05
Visit from Santa, Dec. 5, 2020

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Jan

03
Coastal Queen Holiday Lighthouse Cruises from Newport or Jamestown—to New Year 2021

Coastal Queen is cruising through to the new year! Coastal Queen offers maximum comfort and spectacular views of the lighthouses and historic sights that surround magnificent Newport Harbor and lower Narragansett Bay. Coastal Queen’s main salon, located on the lower deck, is warm and completely weatherproof. Lots of glass and teak wood-table seating offers spectacular sightseeing opportunities. A grand teak wood center bar offers your favorite beverages. The upper deck is open air, though the extended hard top and the side curtains add warmth. In line with state guidelines, capacity will be limited to allow for social-distance seating and surfaces are sanitized on each run. Ticket are $35. Valid ID (for bar service) and cloth face covering is required to board. Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf, Newport and Jamestown. Sites Along the Cruise include— • Lighthouses of Goat Island, Rose Island, Castle Hill and Lime Rock • Harbor mansions and churches • Historic Fort Adams and Jamestown Village • The Newport Pell Bridge, Clingstone and Hammersmith Farm • A local seal or two

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Jan

21
Sparkling Lights at the Breakers—an Outdoor Magical Wonderland to Jan. 2021

he light show begins at dusk outside The Breakers. The exterior of this great house and its landscape will be awash in light. Also, the Children’s Cottage will be outlined in lights and visitors will be able to peek through the windows at Santa’s Workshop inside. Holiday music will fill the air and refreshments such as hot chocolate and sweets will be available to purchase at the Welcome Center. The Breakers will be open seven days a week except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. On December 24, last tour admission will be at 3 p.m.

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Where to Eat

Newport County offers a wide variety of restaurant options, from casual to fine dining. Be sure to sample some of the local flavor, including lobsters, Point Judith calamari, steamer clams, chowder, "stuffies", Del's Lemonade and more!

Where to Stay

From quaint bed and breakfasts to five-star hotels, the Narragansett Bay area is known for wonderful hospitality and charm.

Places to See

Destinations offer opportunities for sightseeing, historical tours, museum visits, shopping and dining. Whether you’re visiting or commuting, choose the fun, reliable and convenient connection to your destination.

Popular Cruises

Cruise and Tour E-Gift Cards

Purchase the perfect gift—a Scenic Cruise e-gift card, with a value of your choosing, and no expiration date! Good towards tickets for the reserved Coastal Queen and reserved Cross-Bay Scenic Cruises.

Jan
1
 - 
Dec
31
60 - 90 minutes
Starting at $
0.00
Scenic Cross-Bay Tours Departing from Jamestown

SEE YOU NEXT SEASON! These open-air, narrated tour cruises are a great way to enjoy the outdoors while sightseeing and learning about special places, from the Jamestown shoreline to Newport Harbor.

Jun
27
 - 
Sep
15
90 minutes
Starting at $
21.00
Private Scenic Bay Cruises from Jamestown

Enjoy a private cruise with your group around Newport Harbor and lower Narragansett Bay. Depart from Jamestown and see the America’s Cup Sailboats and Mega Yachts in the Harbor along the way.

Jun
27
 - 
Sep
7
60 - 75 minutes
Starting at $
850.00
Scenic Sunset Cruises from Jamestown

SEE YOU NEXT SEASON! Relax on a sunset cruise from Jamestown to view Newport Harbor mansions, lighthouses and the beautiful shoreline. One complimentary "Drink of the Night" included with ticket.

Jun
27
 - 
Sep
15
60 minutes
Starting at $
27.00
Coastal Queen Scenic Bay Cruises

COASTAL QUEEN CRUISES are still running! While the Scenic Cross-Bay Cruises on M/V The Jamestown have closed for the season, the Queen is cruising through the fall. Check out the Coastal Queen menu.

Oct
14
 - 
Dec
31
One Hour
Starting at $
23.00

Want to commute to Downtown Newport?

The Jamestown Newport Ferry is considering offering Commuter 10-Packs to serve those who want to commute to and from Newport. The round trip tickets would be valid before 9 AM and after 4 PM seven days a week (during ferry season).

Commuter Survey

Visit us at the Ship’s Store & Chandlery and Gift Shop

Location

20 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835

Phone

Call: (401) 423-1556, Fax: (401) 423-7159

Hours

Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM; Saturday, Sunday & Holiday 9AM - 3PM
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