9am-5pm: 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.
❅ 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.
10am-12pm: Seamen’s Discovery Deck Winterfest Rock & Shell Painting
Seamen Church Institute, 18 Market Square
The Discovery Deck is a maritime interactive educational exhibit for people of all ages. Winter Festival brings an exciting craft of painted rocks and shells with the price of admission as well as complimentary hot cocoa. $12 Adults, $8 Children/ $9 Adults, $5 Children with bracelet Looking forward to seeing you there!
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/
❅ 10am-6pm: Design Your own Tervis Tumbler
192 Thames St, Newport
Kids Design their own tumbler and receive 20% off that tumbler. 15% off total Purchase/ Buy 4 full price save $10.
❅ 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: Rum & Revolution Tour with Rum Tasting*
The Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street
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 with a Thomas Tew rum tasting at the historic White Horse Tavern. Optional: enjoy the rum tasting in a reproduction colonial rum mug. Tour costs $30 per person, $25 for NHS members and $28 with the Winter Festival Button. For tickets with the rum mug: $50 per person, $40 for Newport Historical Society members and $45 with the Winter Festival button. *Participants must be 21 or older.
❅ 11:30am-3:30pm: 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Smackdown
Gurney's Resort and Marina, 1 Goat Island, Newport
Area restaurants compete with their best ooey gooey Mac & Cheese! Comfort food at its best right here, during Winter Fest! Come sample all the hot and cheesey goodness and vote for your favorite! $13 in advance online/ $15 at the door. Children: (4-9) $8.00 in advance and at the door. Tickets will be sold at the door based on Availability! This event may sell out! Children: (Under 3) free. FIY due to space there will be No Strollers Allowed in the Event Room, there will be Stroller Parking available. CASH ONLY Accepted at the door.
There Will Be Free Parking at Gurney's. There will also be additional Free Parking at the Newport Gateway Center, only a Short walk away, and Free Trolley Saturday Feb 23rd For the Mac & Cheese Smackdown! It will begin running from 11:45am and end at 3:45pm. It will make continuous loops with stops at The Newport Gateway Center, The Newport Harbor Hotel, and in front of The Red Parrot taking you to Gurney's Newport Resort.
12pm-2pm: Beach Clean-up
Second Beach (Surfer's End), Middletown, RI
Join us for a beach cleanup at Second Beach in Middletown, RI! Free event
❅ 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
❅ 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!
1pm: Winter Wonderland at Rose Island
Rose Island, Meet at Newport Shipyard
$40 per person or $30 with WinterFest Bracelet. Private Event, Limited registration, register at www.roseisland.org. Weather Permitting.
❅1pm, 2pm & 3pm: 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
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
❅ 3pm: Beach Polo presented by the Newport International Polo Series
Second Beach, Middletown RI
Winter Festival Beach Polo presented by the Newport International Polo Series. People of all ages enjoy the spectacle of horsemanship and breath-taking views of Aquidneck Island's renown Beaches when the ponies and players put on a polo match on the sand. The event is a low-impact, eco friendly exhibition that is part of the fun during Newport Winter Festival. FREE! www.nptpolo.com (Note: No Alcohol Permitted on the Beach)
8pm-10pm: Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show: Joe Larson
909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI
Join us for an evening of wine, beer and a barrel of laughs as host and comedian Jeremy Furtado welcomes comedians from around the region including headliner from NY Joe Larson.
$25 General Admission (21+) / $23 with bracelet (email email@example.com with proof of ticket purchase for discount code)