SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19th
9am-5pm: Helicopter Tour
Bird's Eye View Helicopters, 211 Airport Access Road.
$15 off any tour w/bracelet. A variety of tours to choose from! Visit newporthelicoptertours.com 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: Touro Synagogue Open House
85 Touro St, Newport
Start your visit at the Loeb Visitors Center and explore multimedia exhibits about Newport’s colonial Jewish community and the origins of
religious freedom in the United States. Then step inside Touro Synagogue, one of the most architecturally distinguished buildings of 18th century America. And finally, end your visit with cookies and cider on the patio.
$5 per person or free with a Winter Festival Bracelet. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
❅ 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: $9, Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $8
Learn more at: https://www.savebay.org/aquarium
10am-7pm: 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 www.tarotcare.com to schedule your appointment to secure a spot. 401-323-0530
11am: Creative Survival Walking Tour
Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street
During African American History month, discover the history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free. This tour looks at the places where the enslaved lived and labored, along with locations where free blacks built their enterprises and supported a new local industry. Weather conditions permitting, the tour concludes in the country’s oldest intact African-American graveyard, “God’s Little Acre.” 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 NewportHistoryTours.org. 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 www.fortadams.org 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.
❅ 11:15am & 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 www.savebay.org/seals
Regular Cost: $22 (Adult) / $17 (Child), Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $20 (Adult) / $15 (Child)
❅ 12pm: Toe Jam Puppet Band
Newport Harbor Island Resort, 1 Goat Island
Toe Jam Puppet Band offers a special brand of hands-on children's entertainment that grown-ups can actually enjoy. The performances are very active, encouraging kids and parents to sing and dance along with the band as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs, masterful shadow puppetry, storytelling and just plain old good fun. Tickets will be sold at the door: $7/ $5 with bracelet
11:30pm-5pm: Newport Vineyards 25th Annual WINEterfest Weekend
Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown.
Sip, savor and toast to the new year with our annual WINEter Festival! Two days full of grape stomping, wine and beer tasting, and eating tasty festive treats! Enjoy live music while sipping on our local wines or fresh Taproot beer, and noshing on food created by scratch from our culinary team. Feeling competitive? You could be called to compete in our Grape Stomp Competition! More Info, Visit www.NewportVineyards.com
$33 General Admission / / $31 with bracelet (email email@example.com with proof of ticket purchase for discount code)
Ticket includes admission to specific session, souvenir vineyard logo glass & tasting – your choice of 5 tastes from our wine AND beer bars!
Kids 15 and under are free (no ticket required). For 16+ and non-tasting tickets, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1pm-4pm: Hot Chocolate Bar
The Chandler 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: Rainforest Reptile Show
Newport Harbor Island Resort, 1 Goat Island
In this show, the animals are the stars! Kids will learn all about these fascinating animals, their natural behaviors and their habitats. Animals include alligators, snakes, turtles, and lizards! Tickets will be sold at the door: $7/ $5 with bracelet
2pm-4pm Pop Up Afternoon Tea
Admiral Fitzroy Inn, 398 Thames St
Join us for a "Pop Up" afternoon tea
$25 a person 25% off w/ bracelet Please Call 401-848-8000 to reserve a time
7pm: Rhode Island Wind Ensemble Concert
Newport Marriott Hotel Atrium, 25 America's Cup Ave
Concert by the RI Wind Ensemble to Benefit the Seamen's Church Institute of Newport. Free/ Donations Appreciated
9pm: Tropical Drink Contest
The Gas Lamp Grille, 206 Thames Street.
Come and compete for the best tropical drink or just enjoy free sampling of each drink. Contestants will need to supply glassware and liquor. To compete contact 401.845.9300. No cover, Must be 21+ to attend.