Discover Fall & Winter Activities in Newport
The Best of the Season in Newport
During the fall and winter months, Newport takes on a whole different charm as a premier New England vacation destination. Visitors can enjoy the splendor of the changing weather reflecting the beauty of our coastal views and beaches while partaking in an abundance of special events and activities. From Newport Restaurant Week to the holiday festivals and shopping, there is much to be enjoyed throughout the fall and winter in Newport.
Browse through some of the best Rhode Island activities near Castle Hill Inn, and be sure to check out our winter itinerary for more insider tips.
Festivals and Events
Now that the City by the Sea has said goodbye to our summer visitors, it's time to enjoy the splendor of our surroundings and there are numerous events and festivities to celebrate it all.
- September 19-22 - Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival
- September 20-21 - Harbor Lights Newport
- September 19-22 - The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- October 3-6 - Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week
- October 19-20 - Bowen's Wharf Annual Seafood Festival
- October 26 & 27 - Harvest Festival at Newport Vineyards
- October 27 - 35th Annual Taste of Newport 2019
- November 1-10 - Newport Restaurant Week
- November 9 - Greenvale Vineyards Harvest Festival
The cold air never stops a New Englander from getting out and staying active. Here are some events for the fresh air seekers:
- October 13 - Newport Marathon
- October 20 - Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run
- November 2 - Aquidneck Land Trust 11th Annual 5K Race for Open Space
The holiday season is a special time throughout Newport with our historic mansions and shoreline setting providing a classic feel of cozy, comfort and cheer.
- November 23 - January 1 - Christmas at Blithewold
- November 29 - The Newport Illuminated Boat Parade
- November 27, 29 & December 1, 3-6 - Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff Mansion
- December 1 - Official Opening of Christmas in Newport
- December TBD: Teddy Bear Tea at Castle Hill
Reserve your stay at Castle Hill Inn today and enjoy the spring and summer seasons in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island.