Events

Game, Set, Lights Opening Night

International Tennis Hall of Fame 194 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Stop by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and enjoy the spectacular holiday light display on the historic Horseshoe court! Open December 1-January 6

Holiday Open House at Colony House

the Colony House Washington Square, Newport, RI

Visit the 1739 Colony House before Christmas in Newport’s opening ceremony and enjoy the ambiance of this historic structure. Browse for holiday gifts from the Museum of Newport History’s pop-up shop and purchase tickets for the popular Holiday Lantern Tour. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Official Opening of Christmas in Newport

Washington Square Newport, RI

Features proclamation from the mayor, tree lighting, Newport Artillery cannon salute, and music by the Newport Schools music students

King Park Tree Lighting

King Park Wellington Ave., Newport, RI

Christmas Tree Lighting in the Kings Park rotunda

Holiday Bright Night in Tiverton Four Corners

Tiffany Peay Jewelry 3851 Main Road, Tiverton, RI

A festive night of shopping in this brightly lit neighborhood of galleries & shops as you enjoy holiday décor & special offers

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the Hotel Viking

the Hotel Viking 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Come ring in the holiday cheer with Santa and the Hotel Viking! Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, cookies and more along with live holiday entertainment

the Huddle 42 Spring Street, Newport, RI

Contemporary arts and crafts pop-up market featuring queer and queer-supporting locally-based artists, makers, and entrepreneurs. A portion of the sale proceeds will goto NewportPRIDE. The event is free, RSVP here: Holiday Art Market - Fundraiser for Newport Pride | Newport Pride (newportprideri.org)

Rogers Athletic Boosters Association 6th Annual Tree & Wreath Sale

IYRS 449 Thames St., Newport, RI

Canadian Balsam wreaths, decorated by Rogers parents and students, will be sold along with Balsam and Fraser trees of varying heights. Wreaths will be available in traditional, coastal, and other handcrafted designs. There will be a small supply of undecorated wreaths. Rogers students will be on hand to help load purchases and FREE delivery is […]

James L. Maher Center Pop-up Tree & Wreath Sale at Castle Hill Inn

Castle Hill Inn 590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

Castle Hill Inn welcomes you to the Second Annual James L. Maher Center Pop-up Tree & Wreath Sale! Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and cider, holiday music, even a magical Letters to Santa mailbox where you can post a letter to the North Pole! ... while browsing for the perfect greenery on the Inn's idyllic Chalet […]

“Crossing the Pell” with RISD and Bike Newport

Old Colony House Washington Square, Newport, RI

Biking and Walking on the Pell Bridge? RISD students use technology to bring to life innovative designs for adding pedestrian and cycling lanes to Newport’s iconic bridge. Visitors to Crossing the Pell, a virtual reality (VR) installation, will have the unique opportunity to traverse the iconic Claiborne Pell Bridge on foot or on bicycle and drink […]

Franklin Street Holiday Stroll

Franklin Street Newport, RI

Street-wide holiday stroll, festive holiday decor, shops will offer specialty gifts, music, treats and refreshments

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