This year’s countdown to Christmas kicks off November 27 with Bowen’s Wharf Holiday Block Party and the Annual Illuminated Boat Parade.

Block Party 2015

All are invited to Bowen’s Wharf on Black Friday between 5pm – 8pm for their first annual Block Party, a free and family-friendly event.

Bowens Wharf also offers exceptional views of the City of Newport’s Illuminated Boat Parade starting at 6:15pm.

The Bowen’s Wharf unique boutiques and restaurants will be offering free hot cider, in-store specials and good karma sales alongside live music while the flotilla motors past.


** Kristen Coates, Art & Home for the holiday season. Opening & Cocktails 5-9pm with new art from 8 artists. Free Gift With $25 Purchase. Beautifully packaged discounted 10% – 20% holiday gifts. Raffle drawing and prizes. 10% Of all proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County as part of #thegoodkarmasale national effort.
** Complimentary hot cider: The Wharf Pub Newport
** Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen will host a cocktail party from 4-5:30pm: complimentary snacks, drink specials and a cash bar. We have some visibility for the boat parade at 6:15 from the restaurant – they encourage reservations for dinner!!
** Newport Scrimshanders is donating 10% of sales to the RI Food Bank. Hot cider and cookies in the store for customers. Free gift wrapping. Also select items will be 20% off.
** Sheldon Fine Art enjoy complimentary wine and cheese spread, new artwork on display by some of the art world’s most successful and prestigious artists. Special Winter Discounts will be given during the event.
**  Soap & Water Newport is offering 20%-40% off your purchase. Open from 10am-10PM. Free shipping on purchases made on 27th. Hot refreshments too!
** Dip in and out of your favorite shops while live music is performed at the ‘North Pole.’ CotePercussion
** 25% off at Arianna Skincare
**ALEX AND ANI is offering a complimentary gift with purchase of $25 or more, while supplies last.
**Chace N’ Lulu & Monelle Newport: Fortune cookie sale!
All shoppers get to pick a fortune cookie at checkout to guarantee a good deal! The cookies will read a fortune of anywhere from 10% to 60% off their entire purchase. We will also offer refreshments and sweets.
** Bowen’s Wharf Pilot House is offering %15 off all books 11/27-12/31 and 10% off Bowen’s ornaments
** Custom Canvas Newport offers an Extra 10% Off Store wide, when mentioning Boat Parade Special
**20 % off all items including sale items at Upper Deck Clothing
** Roger King Fine Arts 10% off paintings
**PrimaveraNewport: 10% of sales to Martin Luther King Center
**Michael Hayes Newport 11/27-29:10% off first item, 15% off second and 20% off your third item.
** The Cookie Jar – Newport, RI: $2.00 off a dozen cookies
** Isherwood & Company will donate 10% of sales to the Potter League. Sip and Shop with complimentary wine and cheese. 20% off select pottery and blown glass.
** The Sail Loft Clothing says: Think Outside The Big Box 20%-50% Off Selected Items AND An Additional 25% Off ALL Clearance Items

For more information visit or the Bowen’s Wharf Holiday Party Facebook Page