❅ 9:30am-4:30pm: Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium Open daily for Winter Festival
Exploration Center & Aquarium, Easton's Beach, 175 Memorial Boulevard.
Our interactive marine science learning center houses more than 30 exhibits and hundreds of creatures that call Narragansett Bay home. Cost: $8 general admission /$7 with Winterfest bracelet; seniors and military ID $7, Save The Bay family members and children under 3 are FREE! 401-324-6020. For Full details visit the Retail/Admission Discount Page, under Bracelet Discounts.
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 or receive a free inflight video. Call 401.843.8687 to book. For more info go to http://www.newporthelicoptertours.com/
❅ 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.
❅12pm, 1pm & 2pm: Save the Bay Seal Tours
Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport.
Join Save The Bay aboard one of our education vessels for a one-hour cruise through Newport Harbor into NarragansettBay for 360° views of Rhode Island’s State Marine Mammal in their natural habitat! Harbor Seals migrate from the north into Narragansett Bay every winter to feed, delighting locals and tourists year after year. Join our tours and see them resting on rocks in their happy banana pose or bottling in the water, all from the perfect vantage point on our marine vessels. Boats are partially enclosed, but the Bay can be quite chilly, so dress warmly. In order to keep our boats as comfortable as possible for all guests, advanced registration is requested at savebay.org/seals. Daily departures from Bowen's Ferry Landing on Market Square. 401-272-3540
One Hour Seal watch cruises- Feb. 16 & 17 (10 a.m. & 11 p.m.), Feb. 18, 19 & 20 (11a.m. & noon), Feb. 21 (11 a.m., noon & 1 p.m.), Feb. 22 (noon, 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.), Feb. 23 (1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.) and Feb. 24 (2 p.m. & 3 p.m.) Cost: $22 Adult, $17 Seniors & Kids 3-12, and Save the Bay Members, Kids under 3 are Free. $2 off ticket price with your Bracelet. For info and registration: savebay.org/seals
❅ 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 www.fortadams.org for more information or call 401-841-0707
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
❅ 12pm- 5pm: Make your own Perfume!
Newport Aromatherapy, 109 Bellevue Ave, Newport.
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!
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 button: $12 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: Mad Science Fire & Ice Show!
Children will be dazzled and entertained as the interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Scientific "Burp" potion will amaze Children as they learn about the scientific method, air pressure and the states of matter. Tickets sold at the door $6 or $3 w/ winter fest bracelet
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)
8:30pm: Newport Winter Festival Comedy Show Featuring Nick Griffin
Gurney's Resort & Marina
Winter Festival Comedy Show presented by the Newport Comedy Series & Newport Winter Festival. Nick is one of the most sought after comedy club headliners in the country with a resume that includes 11 appearances on Late Night with David Letterman. He also had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and has appeared on Conan, as well as many other television programs. Nick will be joined by special guest Ray Harrington. Tickets $20 in advance or with bracelet/ $25 at the door, VIP Tickets $40 in advance or with bracelet/ $45 at the door Watch Clip of Nick Here
10pm-1am: Band Party with "Those Guys”
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.