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Author: Alex Blake

aMayzing Days

May is one of the best months to visit Newport. You get the amazing weather and avoid the large crowds. Near perfect temperatures and few rain showers mean you’ll have ideal weather for exploring the city’s famous mansions and walking the docks. Plus it’s a great way to spend Mother’s Day or Memorial Day Weekend!

Speaking of Mother’s Day here are some Mother appreciating things to try:

Mother’s Day Tea – May 11, 2024 – May 12, 2024

The whole family is invited to enjoy Blithewold’s Dining Room for this special Mother’s Day tea. The price for Tea includes admission to the Mansion and Grounds, so be sure to leave time for touring! All info!

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet – May 12, 2024

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet at Newport Vineyards & Taproot Brewing Co. More info

Mother’s Day Mimosa Cruises – May 12, 2024

Celebrate Mom on a Mother’s Day Mimosa Cruise on the Coastal Queen. View the many beautiful sights around Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay including Rose Island Lighthouse, Fort Adams State Park, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm and more while enjoying a mimosa. Sounds like a beautiful time, sign up now!

Mother’s Day Specialty Market – May 12, 2024

Its the 4th Annual Mother’s Day Specialty Market! It’s the perfect opportunity to show your love and appreciation for the incredible moms in your life, more info here!

Newport Oyster & Chowder Festival – May 18, 2024 – May 19, 2024

Sip champagne and enjoy oysters from local growers on the waterfront all weekend long. Check out all the details here!

Newport Foodies Stroll – Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Newport Foodies Stroll offers a 1.75 miles walking food tour through Lower Thames Street. You will learn about the “City by the Sea”, as well as try the cuisine from five of the best locally owned restaurants. Read all about it here!

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration – May 24, 2024 – May 27, 2024

Say ‘welcome’ to the warm weather with friends and a full weekend of live music! RSVP now.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival – May 23, 2024 – May 27, 2024

The Ocean State’s only comedy festival rolls into it’s tenth year this May 23-27, with thirteen shows across Newport County. Get ready to laugh with more information here.