Newport Calendar of Events Summer 2014

Exciting Summer Events In Newport

Newport International Polo Series - June-September

It’s the 23rd season of the Newport International Polo Series, enjoy a game of featured teams from around the world & from major US cities playing against USA / Newport.


Newport Concert Series - June - September

As exciting lineup of talented artists will be in Newport through the summer.


Newport Comedy Series - July - August

A lineup of hilarious comedians held at the Newport Yachting Center.


Newport Gulls Baseball - June - August

Recently ranked as the 4th best park in the United States for summer collegiate baseball by Baseball America Magazine, Cardines Field, home of the Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, has a rich history involving the great American Pastime.


Hall of Fame Tennis Championships - July 5 – 13

Just after Wimbledon each year, top ATP World Tour pros head to Newport to compete in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, the first stop of the summer swing for pro tennis in the United States. 


City of Newport 375th Anniversary 4th of July Fireworks Display - July 4

Enjoy fireworks and a variety of free concerts in Newport parks.


Newport Music Festival ( July 11 - 27

The Newport Music Festival is a world class performing arts organization. It adds immeasurably to the quality of life in Rhode Island through its performances in the Newport Mansions and in communities across the state. Loyal patrons have invested significantly in the future of the Festival as a world class entity.


Newport Kite Festival - July 12 & 13

The Newport Kite Festival is held on the Southern tip of Newport, at “Brenton Point State Park”. The offers a spectacular commanding wide-open view, with the Atlantic to the South and the Mouth of Narragansett Bay to the West. Nearly surrounded by water, the grass fields of “the point” as the locals call it, has grown to be a friendly, well known premier spot to fly kites.


31st Annual Black Ships Festival - July 17-20

The Black Ships Festival offers a variety of events that emphasize both Japanese art and culture.


Newport Folk Festival - July 25 – 27

The festival is held at Fort Adams and features 4 stages of music, food & crafts, and a number of displays. The Newport Folk Festival preserves the legacy of the Folk Festival and continues the traditions of music education and collaboration for years to come.


Newport Jazz Festival - August 1 – 3

3 days, 3 stages, and 45 sets of great jazz music.


35th Annual Classic Yacht Regatta - August 30 & 31

The Classic Yacht Regatta is a weekend of camaraderie and competition that draws meticulously restored classics and spirit-of-tradition yachts that are modern in build and materials yet traditional in design.


44th Annual Newport International Boat Show - September 11 – 14

One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in the northeast! This prestigious event encompasses 13 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront with all makes and models of powerboats and sailboats ranging from 16 ft. to 85 ft. ready for boarding and review.


9th Annual Newport Mansions’ Wine & Food Festival - September 19 – 21

Two days of wine tastings, chef appearances, cooking demonstrations and much more at the Newport Mansions. Held in one of the most spectacular settings in America, this is a remarkable weekend experience not to be missed!

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