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9am-12pm: Farmer’s Market at Stoneacre Garden

Stoneacre Garden, 151 Swinburne Row, Newport

Stop by the Newport Farmer's Market for a Free cup of coffee with your Bracelet at the Stoneacre Garden vendor stall 

❅ 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

10am-5pm: Newport Art Museum Kids Scavenger Hunt and Drop in Art Project 

Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave. 

Enjoy 1/2 off Adult Museum admission with bracelet, children are Free. Kids will be given a winter themed scavenger hunt to complete during their visit with prizes for all completed puzzles! Also join us for a "drop-in'' art project all week for artists of all ages to participate in that activity that will relate to our current exhibitions.

❅ 10:30am-11:30am: Squishmallow and Pokemon Craft DayDesign

Cutie Curls, 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Design your own travel mug with your favorite Squishmallow or Pokemon stickers, markers, and gems.

Make your own Squishmallow or Pokemon character with tons of accessories. You can paint a background for your character. When you are done join us for a free scavenger hunt and win a prize.

$15/ $2 off with your Bracelet, online code winter2024. Visit to purchase tickets

10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm: Children's Films at the Newport Art Museum

76 Bellevue Ave. Newport 

10:30am: "Be Strong Be Kind" Register Here 

12:30pm: "Ernest & Celestine" Register Here

2:30pm: "Comm-YOU-nity" Register Here

Screenings are all "Give what you can", though space is limited so advance reservations are needed.

1/2 off Adult Admission to the Museum with Bracelet 


11am-12pm: Dumpling Eating Contest at Yagi Noodles!

20 Long Wharf Mall, Newport

Do you love dumplings?! Join us at Yagi Noodles for the 2nd Annual Dumpling eating contest during winter fest!

To enter the contest it is $10/contestant. The deadline to enter is Thu Feb 22 or when the first 25 people are signed up

Third Place Prize: t-shirt and boba

Second Place: T-shirt, jar of chili oil, and their next bowl of ramen on us

First Place: Yagi swag bag with a jar of chili oil, $50 gift card, and a t-shirt

Enter Here!

11am: Women in 18th Century Newport Walking Tour

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

Follow a guide in authentic historical clothing as she retraces the lives of the shopkeepers, tavern owners, teachers and more of 18th century Newport. This tour investigates the many entrepreneurial women who once lived and worked in this diverse seaport. This tour lasts approximately 75 minutes. Tour costs $20 per person, $15 Newport Historical Society members and 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-3:30pm: Mac & Cheese Smackdown (Two Time Slots, 11am-1pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm)

Newport Marriott 

The Mac is Back! – The Cheesiest Event Rhode Island Has Ever Seen… The Mac and Cheese Smack Down! Join us for the ultimate mac and cheese showdown at the Newport Marriott Hotel. Get ready to indulge in a cheesy extravaganza like no other. Whether you're a mac and cheese connoisseur or just a fan of this comfort food classic, this event is a must-attend.

Sample a variety of mouthwatering mac and cheese creations prepared by talented local chefs. From traditional recipes to innovative twists, you'll have the chance to savor an array of cheesy delights. Cast your vote for the best mac and cheese dish and help decide the winner!

Bring your appetite and prepare for a cheese-filled day of fun and friendly competition. Don't miss out on this opportunity to experience a mac and cheese lover's dream. Grab your friends and join us at the Newport Marriott Hotel for the Mac and Cheese Smackdown!


Tickets $20 in advance/ $22 at the door IF AVAILABLE. Kids 4-9 $10 in advance/ $12 at the door IF AVAILABLE. Under 4 is free 

TICKETS FOR SALE NOW Tickets will be sold at the door based on availability 

❅ 11am & 12:15am: 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

❅ 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-4pm Children's Films 

Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave. 

Showing of children's films in our largest gallery. Schedule and Film titles to come. 1/2 off Museum Admission w/ bracelet. Kids Free.

❅ 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.

11am-8pm: Chocolate Tastings

Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown

February 24th, table-side dining guests can take advantage of special chocolate tasting board!

Tasting consists of Sea Salt Chocolate Truffle, White Chocolate Coconut Truffle, Turtle Fudge & Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Bark

Add on to a wine flight of your choice for $12. 15% discount with Bracelet ($10) DETAILS HERE 

12pm & 2pm: Newport Vineyard Winery Tours

Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown

Join us for our Tour and Tasting Experience! Tour now offered during operating days at 12pm & 2pm. Enjoy a 20 minute tour led by one of our wine educators to learn about Newport Vineyards history, winemaking, and a bit about our onsite brewery Taproot Brewing Co.

Then enjoy a tasting of 4 wines. Book in advance via our website, or limited walk-ins available. BOOKING LINK

$30/p for tour and tasting, save 15% with Winterfest bracelet, contact for discount code

12pm-2pm: Balloon Artist Brunch at the Reef 

10 Howard Wharf, Newport, RI

Balloon artist on site for anyone to enjoy on February 24th from 12pm-2pm. Free to public, 15% discount applied to bill with bracelet. (15% maximum discount cannot be combined with other promotions)

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-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: Colony House Kids Tour

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

Created with young learners in mind, ages 5-10, this historic site tour of the 1739 Colony House merges learning with engaging activities. Families explore the site’s main rooms learning about the location’s rich history while enjoying games, imagination exploration and more. This tour lasts approximately 60 minutes. Tickets $20-$35 for a family admission ticket. $3 off with Bracelet

To purchase tickets visit For more details call 401-841-8770

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.

6:30pm: BubbleMania 

Viking Hotel, Newport RI 

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. Tickets $10/ $7 with Bracelet

TICKET WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR - Street Parking or Valet

8pm: Live Improv 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 

Use COUPON code WINTFEST24 for Bracelet Discount

8:30pm: Bennie and The Jets a Premier Elton John Tribute Band

Newport Marriott 

Join us for an awesome night with Bennie and The Jets a Premier Elton John Tribute Band! Get ready to sing and dance to all your favorite Elton John hits, like Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, I'm Still Standing and More performed live at the Newport Marriott Hotel. This in-person event will transport you back in time with the incredible music and energy of Elton John. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to experience the magic of Elton John's music brought to life by the talented members of Bennie and The Jets. Grab your friends and get ready for a night of pure entertainment!

Tickets $22 in advance/ w/bracelet, $27 at the door w/o bracelet

VIP Tickets $50 in advance/ w/bracelet, $55 at the door w/o bracelet

VIP Tickets include a drink ticket and upfront seating at a table.


9pm-1am: Live Music at One Pelham East & Top of Pelham 

One Pelham East & Top of Pelham, 270 Thames Street.

Cost of cover charge to public varies $5-/$10 per night. FREE cover charge w/bracelet on ground floor and FREE admittance for standing room only on TOP floor.  401.847.9460. *Bands subject to change, check on day of.

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