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❅ 9am- 4pm: Newport Jaguar Tours

Kids Ride Free! Full-day tour is 9am to 4pm. Half-day tours 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm

Pick up on Aquidneck Island, Call (401) 855-6435 Email:

Newport Jaguar Tours provides private guided tours in classic Jaguar motorcars, and will help you choose among 12 tours ideal for families, or simply provide transportation to all Festival events in comfort and style. You will reach destinations and have experiences that no trolley or bus tour can provide and hear stories unique to Newport. And tours can be customized in more specific ways to your liking. VIEW TOURS

Winter Fest Special! Kids Ride Free during Winter Fest, with 2 Paying Adults! (Must be 2 paying adults in each car, for one or two kids)

❅ 9am-5pm: Newport Helicopter Tours

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

$15 off any tour w/bracelet. 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.

We offer beautiful 2hr beach trail rides, A Scenic ride with a castle and breathtaking Coastal views. It looks just like you're in Ireland! Pricing: $150/ $125 with a bracelet, $25 discount for a 2-hour ride per person. By reservation only 401-837-4188

10am-2pm: Psychic Tarot Readings with Maribeth McNair, the Happy Medium

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

Receive to make the most of your life in 2023! Maribeth McNair (The Happy Medium) will provide tarot readings by appointment or walk-in. These popular sessions are $35 for 15 minutes or discounted fee of $33 with bracelet. Visit to schedule your appointment to secure a spot. 401-323-0530

❅ 10am-4pm: Exploration Center and Aquarium

Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport, R.I. 02840

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: $9, Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $8

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❅ 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. Register Here

10:30-3:30: Seashell Framed Art

Cutie Curls Boutique, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Seashell framed art class: come create a one of a kind piece with us. You Design on glass then I cast with a fiberglass glaze.

$45/ 15% off w/ Bracelet (401) 837-0777

❅ 10:30-3:30: Pokémon Terrarium

Cutie Curls Boutique, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Pokémon Terrarium: build your terrarium out of rocks, clay, dirt and of course a Pokémon figure.  

(401) 837-0777 $25/ 15% off w/ Bracelet

11am: Wreath Making Class

Cutie Curls Boutique, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Come create a faux wreath for your home. All materials included

$45/ 15% off w/ Bracelet

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- 5pm: 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. $15 or $10 w/ bracelet. 401.846.1101. 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. 

This activity is great for all ages. Get Crafty! Create a winter treat like no other! Take it home to enjoy it right away! $12/$10 w/bracelet. 401.743.7685.


❅ 12pm: Robert Clarke Juggler and Comedian

Newport Harbor Island Resort, 1 Goat Island (Formerly Gurney's)

Superb, sophisticated and stylish!  Boston Magician​ & Juggler Robert Clarke will entertain, mystify and keep you wanting more. Providing total variety magic shows in Boston and beyond that includes awesome magic, cool juggling skills, hilarious comedy routines and tons of audience interaction.  This show is non-stop, high energy and crowd pleasing.  A show for all ages young and old and not to be missed. Tickets will be sold at the door: $8/ $6 with bracelet 

12 noon - 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

❅ 12:30: Save the Bay Seal Tours

Departing from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, 30 Market Square, Newport, R.I.

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. Bracelet wearers Use Code "winterfest" for discount

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

1pm-4pm: 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

❅ 2pm: Mad Science Show

Newport Harbor Island Resort, 1 Goat Island (Formerly Gurney's)

Children will be dazzled and "edutained" as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Our spectacular shows thrill audiences of children and adults alike with impressive science experiments. Watch things Bubble, Explode, Shatter, and take on a life of their own… It’s not magic it’s SCIENCE! Tickets will be sold at the door: $8/ $6 with bracelet 

2pm: Rum & Revolution Tour with Rum Tasting
From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community. This tour ends at Stoneacre Brasserie where a historic drink will be served. *Participants must be 21 or older.

This hour long tour is presented by a guide wearing authentic historical clothing. Optional: purchase a rum ration cup that's a reproduction of the copper mug used by the Royal Navy in the 18th century.

Tickets cost $40 per person or $55 for the combo tour ticket and rum cup; $35 for Newport Historical
Society members and active duty military or $50 with the tour ticket rum cup; with the Winter Festival
bracelet, it’s $37 per person or $52 for the tour ticket and rum cup.

6pm to 8:30pm Presidential Cocktail Party

The Safari Room at Oceancliff- sponsored by Litchfield Distillery and Newport Live Events

To compliment the three historically accurate cocktails. Recipes of all the drinks will also be provided to our guests. A La Carte menu will be available for food. Tickets are be available through OpenTable

Tickets will be $60 per person or $54 w/ bracelet

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