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Friday, February 21

❅ 9am-10am: Pinecone Bird Feeders

The Wharf Southern Kitchen, 37 Bowen's Wharf

Make your own Pinecone Bird Feeders $2/ $1 w/bracelet

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

Newport Equestrian Academy, 287 Third Beach Rd.

We offer beautiful beach trail rides, A Scenic ride with a castle and breathtaking Coastal views. It looks just like you're in Ireland! Pricing: $125/ $100 with a bracelet for a 2-hour ride per person. 1.5 hour is $100/ $80 with bracelet. By reservation only 401-837-4188

❅ 10am-4pm: DIY T-Shirt Artwork at Bite Me Live Bait Co.

337 Thames St. Newport

❅ 10am-4pm: DIY T-Shirt Artwork at Bite Me Live Bait Co.

❅ 10am-4pm: Exploration Center and Aquarium

Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport, R.I.

Discover the world beneath the waves of Narragansett Bay! Our interactive marine science center is home to more than 40 local species, as well as three touch tanks and dozens of exhibits to get you up close and personal with little skates, dogfish sharks, urchins, crabs and lobsters, seahorses, turtles, and so much more. Regular Cost: $8, Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $6 Learn more at:

10am-5pm: Newport Vineyards Wine Tastings

Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI

Come in from the cold and warm up with a wine tasting of our estate grown wines. Public Tours at 1pm & 3pm. on Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sun. Make a day out of it and grab lunch (or a beer!) at our Taproot Brewing Company. 

$17 wine tasting, includes souvenir logo wine glass, $2 OFF with Winter Festival Bracelet

10am-5pm: Helicopter Tour and Vineyard Packages

Bird's Eye View Helicopters, 211 Airport Access Road.

Helicopter and vineyard packages include a helicopter tour, tasting and logo wine glass starting at $170 per couple. Upgrade to our Island Helicopter Tour plus the Vineyard Tour and Tasting for $240 per couple or our Lighthouse Helicopter Tour and Vineyard for $320. Fly over the vineyards and all of Newport in our "heated" helicopter. $10 off any tour w/bracelet. Call 401.843.8687 to book. For more info go to

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

The Breakers Stable 

Children can listen to classic stories, such as Jan Brett's "The Mitten," participate in interesting craft projects, and explore The Stable. This is free to everyone, but space is limited so advance registration is necessary.  Register Here. Children must be accompanied by an adult

❅ 10:30am-5pm: Make Your Own Soap at Newport Sea Foam

Newport Sea Foam Trading Co 415 Thames Street. 

This activity is great for all ages. Get Crafty! Create your own soap bar with a unique scent and color!! Take it home to enjoy it right away! $10/$8 w/bracelet. 401.743.7685.

11am: Road to Independence Walking Tour

Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street.

Riots and rebellion, enemies and allies! Learn about Newport’s role in the American   Revolution. Tour costs $15 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $5 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival button: $12 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12.

❅11am & 12pm: Save the Bay Seal Tours

Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport.

Join Save The Bay aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360º views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Book at:

Regular Cost: $22 (Adult) / $17 (Child), Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $20 (Adult) / $15 (Child)

❅ 11am-2pm: Discover Newport Events

23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Stop by Discover Newport for Free Popcorn from the Popcorn Lady and The Man Cave Store front will be set up. 

❅ 11am- 4pm: Make your own Perfume!

Newport Aromatherapy, 182 Thames Street

Make your own Perfume! Learn to create aromatherapy perfume blends with healer and chemist, Cynthia LaBonte. $12/ $10 w/ bracelet. 401.846.1101. All ages activity! Great for Boys and Girls!

❅ 12pm & 2pm: Fort Adams Guided Tours

Historic Fort Adams, Fort Adams State Park, 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: $15, $3 off with bracelet. Youth (6-17): $8, $3 off with bracelet. 5 & Under: FREE

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

12pm-2pm & 5pm-8pm: Newport Craft Beer & Cheese Pairing

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., 293 JT Connell Hwy, Newport 

Back by popular demand! Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company and Narragansett Creamery are teaming up to bring you the flavors of Rhode Island. Experience a beer and cheese pairing of five locally brewed beers with five locally made cheeses that show off the best of The Ocean State. Tickets are $25 or $20 with Newport WinterFest bracelet. Tickets are limited and will go quickly so be sure to purchase ASAP.


If you have a WinterFest bracelet, please call us at 401.849.5232 to process your ticket purchases. Buy Online

❅ 2pm-4pm: 32nd Annual Nacho Tasting

Brick Alley Pub, 140 Thames Street.

Sample Award Winning Nachos. Free w/bracelet and purchase of a beverage.

(One Free Sample Per Day) 401.849.6334.

4pm: Colonial Newport Lantern Tour

The Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street.

Enjoy a lantern-lit walk through Newport’s historic streets. Learn about Newport’s early history including stories of rebellion, revolution and religious liberty. Tour costs $15 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $5 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival bracelet: $12 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12.

4pm-8pm: Fire & Ice

Hotel Viking, One Bellevue Avenue, Newport.

Hotel Viking’s Patio will feature it's annual Fire + Ice Bar. Come by Hotel Viking during Winter Fest and enjoy craft beer and invigorating cocktails inspired by our mixologists. Cash Bar. 401.848.4815

Spending some time in Newport, RI? Check out our Winterfest Offer at

4pm-9pm: Psychic Tarot Readings with Maribeth McNair, the Happy Medium

Newport Marriott's Intrepid Room by the Lobby , 25 America's Cup Ave, Newport.

Find out how to make the most of your life in 2020!  Maribeth McNair (The Happy Medium) and her psychic friends will provide tarot readings by appointment or walk-in. These popular sessions are $25 for 15 minutes or discounted fee of $22 with bracelet. Text 401-323-0530 or email to schedule your appointment to secure a spot.  

5pm-8pm February Beer Hall Night

​Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI

Our Beer Hall Nights continue! Break out of the winter blues and join us for some live tunes from the Take It To The Bridge trio and a beverage. Plus, we’re doing this one APRES SKI style. Don your best “just off the mountain” themed attire – we’ll have prizes for best dressed!


Bring your friends to enjoy our new beer releases or your favorite wines with communal tables, indoor corn hole, board games, live music and more! Beer pints, half-pours, wine tasting and by the glass will be available plus special brewery snacks.

Your RSVP is helpful to us, yet not required! Just come by!

❅ 6:30pm: BubbleMania

Newport Marriott, 25 America's Cup

A fascinating show filled with tricky manipulations and juggling with bubbles. With plenty of comedy for all ages. BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities of spherical liquids.This is not a show intended to keep a 2 year old engaged; this is a bubble show to keep the 5 to 85 year-olds mesmerized. Free Parking across the street at the Visitors Center. Tickets will be sold at the door $9 or $5 with a Winter Festival Bracelet. Buy Tickets at the DOOR

6:30pm: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Silent Film Presentation Live Event)

The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Newport (61 Washington St.)

Silent film presentation feat. the professional choristers of the choir school of Newport County and live organ by famed sound artist Peter Krasinski! This is a Newport Winter Festival Event. $10/$5 with Newport Winter Festival bracelet. Proceeds benefit Hook & Hastings Organ Restoration. Info:

7pm-Midnight: 2nd Annual Disco Night

Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd 

Featuring DJ Corey Young & DJ Bob Frione. Dress to impress in 70's attire. Hors d'oeuvres, dinner, cash bar. 21 + E\event.

Makeup Date: 2.28.20 $80 per person ($75 with WinterFest Bracelet)

8:00pm: Friday Night Funnies with The Bit Players

Firehouse Theater, Just off Broadway, 4 Equality Park Place, Newport. 

RI's most award-winning improv comedy troupe If you like "Whose Line is it Anyway" You'll love this show And it's BYOB All seats $18. $3 off with WinterFest Bracelet. Reservations guarantee seats. Usually sells out!!!  BUY TICKETS AT HTTP:// Use COUPON code WINTFEST3 to get discount

8:30pm: Winter Festival Comedy Show Co-Headliners Rodney Laney and Dan Crohn

 Gurney's Resort & Marina

Winter Festival Comedy Show presented by the Newport Comedy Series & Newport Winter Festival. Rodney Laney as seen on HBO, Comedy Central and MTV… Dan Crohn has been performing stand up comedy in and around Boston for years. His jokes can be heard on XM Radio and he has been a guest on the popular podcast WTF with Marc Maron. His former day job of teaching 4th graders has provided him with endless amount of material. He has wanted to be a comedian since the age of eight when he stumbled upon his Father's Henny Youngman records. $22/ $27 with bracelet, VIP $40/ $45 TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!

10pm-1am: Band Party with "Those Guys”

The Reef, 10 Brown and Howard Wharf, Newport, RI

THOSE GUYS Ultimate Party Band is performing LIVE Friday, February 21st! They’ll keep the music and party going all night, and we’ll keep the drink specials pouring. This is a party you do not want to miss!  Admission with bracelet.

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