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We want to make sure you don't go hungry during Winter Festival, check out the some of the food competitions we have going on and bring your appetite!


Saturday, February 18th 11am-3:30pm:

The 26th Annual Chili Cook-Off 

Winter heats up as area restaurants and caterers compete to see who has the best chili in town! Bring your appetite, sharpen your taste buds, and join in the fun as you choose your favorite chili!  Enjoy Sam Adams specials. To enter your chili call 401.847.7666. 



Burger Bender

February 17th-26th, Because not all burgers are created equal...

The Newport Burger Bender is a simple "best burger" contest taking place Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 26, 2023 at participating restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties.

Area restaurants are throwing their buns in the ring with the hopes of being crowned the Best Burger in Newport. Try one. Try some. Try them all. Then vote for your favorite by clicking on the burger below and submitting your simple voting form. Voting begins February 17th and ends February 26th. You’ll be automatically entered to win one of our daily giveaways throughout the Burger Bender contest. The restaurant with the burger that gets the most votes will be crowned the winner.

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