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❅ 9am & 10:15am: Newport Seal Tours 

Departing from Perrotti Park, 37 Americas Cup Ave. Newport, R.I. · A family-friendly one-hour tour

Use code Winterfest24 for a $2 discount on Seal Tour tickets Purchase at

❅ 9am-4pm: Newport Jaguar Tours

Newport RI, Call (401) 855-6435 Email:

Newport Jaguar Tours Specializes in Guided, Private Tours in Classic Jaguar Motorcars

Winter Fest Special! Kids Ride Free during Winter Fest, with a Paying Adult!

Requires one adult payment in-full for one car.

❅ 9am-5pm: Newport Helicopter Tours

Newport Helicopter Tours, 211 Airport Access Road.

$15 off any tour w/bracelet. (Only one discount per tour, 2 passenger minimum)

A variety of tours to choose from! Visit 401.843.8687

10am, 12pm, & 2pm: Beautiful Beach Trail Rides

Newport Equestrian Academy, 287 Third Beach Rd. Just 10 mins from Newport!

We offer beautiful 2hr beach trail rides, a scenic trail ride with a castle up on the Hill, it looks like you're in Ireland with breathtaking Coastal views. Inexperienced riders are welcome. We do give you instruction before you go out.

Pricing: $150/ $125 with a bracelet, $25 discount for a 2-hour ride per person. By reservation only 401-837-4188

10am-4pm: Newport Mansions Tours

Step back in time to the Gilded Age at The Breakers (44 Ochre Point Ave) and Marble House (596 Bellevue Ave) and hear fascinating stories of the people who lived and worked in these grand summer palaces.

$3 off admission w/bracelet, accompanying children free. 15% discount in Newport Mansions Stores with

❅ 10:30am: Winterfest Storytime in The Breakers Stable

Breakers Stables, 53 Coggeshall Ave

Story Time at The Breakers Stable & Carriage House is a celebration of the winter season! Families can listen to a winter-themed story, participate in craft projects, and view the carriages. Program is geared towards participants ages 4 and older.  This is FREE to everyone, but space is limited so advance registration is necessary. Details and Registration Here

11am: George Washington’s Footsteps Walking Tour

Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street

From fetes to battles, explore Newport’s Old Quarter and hear stories about George Washington’s many connections to Newport. Presented by a guide wearing authentic historical clothing. Tour costs $20 per person, $15 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $10 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival bracelet: $17 for adults and $7 for children ages 5-12. Tour departs from the Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street; to purchase tickets visit For more details call 401-841-8770.

❅ 11am, 1pm & 3pm: Guided Tours of Historic Fort Adams

Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI

Visit Historic Fort Adams, America’s most complex coastal fortification. Guided tours take you to the top of the Forts ramparts for a spectacular view of Newport Harbor, then deep beneath the walls into the underground listening tunnels. Adults: $20, $5 off with bracelet.

Tours and Tour Routes are weather dependent. Visit for more information or call 401-841-0707

❅ 11am- 3pm: Make your own Perfume!

Newport Aromatherapy, 28 Pelham St Office 104

Make your own Perfume! Learn to create aromatherapy perfume blends with healer and chemist, Cynthia LaBonte. $20 or $10 w/ bracelet. 401.835.8781 All ages activity! Great for Boys and Girls! 

❅ 11am-5pm: Make Your Own Soap at Newport Sea Foam

Newport Sea Foam Trading Co 415 Thames Street. 

Create a unique soap bar like no other! This activity is great for all ages. $13/$11 w/bracelet. 401.743.7685.


❅ 12pm: Fire & Ice Mad Science Show 

Wyndham Newport Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown

This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and demonstrates how giant beach balls can float in the air. We demonstrate fire’s use of oxygen to pull an egg “magically” into a flask! Students are amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers!  $6 w/ Bracelet or $8 without.


12pm - 2 pm: St. Mary’s Church Open

St. Mary's Church, Corner Spring Street & Memorial Blvd. West

Beautiful and historic Saint Mary's Church invites Winter Festival guests to stop in and visit.
The 1852 Gothic Revival style building is home to R.I.’s oldest Catholic parish and boasts beautiful Austrian-made stained glass windows.
The church is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the site of the 1953 wedding of the future president, John F. Kennedy, and Jaqueline Lee Bouvier. Free. For more information: or

12pm–5pm: Greenvale Vineyards Wine Tasting 

582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth

Tasting includes  5  wines and a wine glass. Weather permitting. 15% off wine purchases w/bracelet. 

1pm-3pm: Hot Chocolate Bar

The Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd

Spend an afternoon in front of the roaring fire pit or take a winter stroll along the Cliff Walk with a decadent cup of hot chocolate in hand. Artisanal hot chocolate is crafted with either milk or dark chocolate and has the option to upgrade to an adult version. FREE Cookie w/ Bracelet

❅ 1pm-4pm: Make Your Own Tiki Mask

The Wharf Fish House Both Floors, 41 Bowen's Wharf Newport 

Bring the Kids over to The Wharf Fish House to make their own Tiki Mask! $5 or $3 w/ Bracelet 

2pm-3pm: Make Your Own Character Terrarium

Cutie Curls, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Come make a garden home for your favorite character. You will receive one figurine per terrarium. Figurines available: Harry Potter, Pokemon, Fairies, sea animals, dinosaurs, superheroes, Gaddy's Doll House and dragons. Supplies include plants, rocks, and clay.
When you are done join us for a free scavenger hunt and win a prize. $25/ $2 off with your Bracelet, online code winter2024

Visit to purchase tickets

2pm-3pm: Harry Potter Glow In The Dark Lanterns

Cutie Curls, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Paint your own Glow In The Dark Lantern using tissue paper, glitter, or paint, add snow/sand to design the bottom of your lantern and design a Harry Potter Crest.When you are done join us for a free scavenger hunt and win a prize. 

$18/ $2 off with your Bracelet, online code winter2024. Visit to purchase tickets

2pm-4pm:  Afternoon Tea at Stoneacre Brasserie

28 Washington Square, Newport

Buy one get one free afternoon tea with Bracelet at Stoneacre Brasserie for $35. Includes tea service and 3 tier tower of traditional tea time snacks. Purchase of one tea service allows for a second guest free of charge - redeemable in person on the same day.Available daily 2pm-4pm during the duration of Winterfest.

❅ 2:30pm: Rainforest Reptile Show

Wyndham Newport Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown

In this show, the animals are the stars! Kids will learn all about these fascinating animals, their natural behaviors and their habitats. Animals include alligators, huge snakes, turtles, and lizards!  $6 w/ Bracelet or $8 without.


2pm: Rum & Revolution Tour with Rum Tasting

Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street

From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the Newport community. This tour lasts approximately 75 minutes and it concludes at Stoneacre Brasserie to enjoy a historically inspired rum drink. Tour participants must be 21+.

Tickets cost $40; $35 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military; $37 with the Winter Festival bracelet

4pm-6pm: Newport Tartan Cocktail Party 

Gardiner House, Lee's Wharf, Newport RI 

Join The Newport Tartan for a cocktail reception at the Gardiner House. Wear a Newport Tartan and receive a complimentary drink. WinterFest bracelet holders receive 20% off of any Newport Tartan purchase


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