With “half-a-dillion” of its goal of 1 million daffodils ready to burst forth, Daffodillion has announced its plans for the Third Annual Newport Daffodil Days Festival, one that promises to be bigger and daffier than ever.

Ladies, don your daffodil festooned bonnet and men, your daffy derby and join Daffodillion and the Newport Tree Society for its annual Spring Fling on April 21st from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Chanler on Cliff Walk.

There will be live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, a complimentary champagne “toast to the daffodils” and a cash bar. Prizes will be awarded to those wearing the most attractive hats.

Tickets are only $25 with your daffodil pin available at Bowen’s wharf and the Visitor’s Center
($35 w/o pin) and include ;

  • Complimentary hors d’oevures
  • Complimentary glass of wine
  • Live music
  • $4 beers, $5 Thomas Tew mixed rum drinks – compliments of Newport Storm
  • Silent Auction
  • Majestic views out over Easton’s Bay and the thousands of daffodils in bloom from the historic Chanler, voted one of the vest hotels in the world.

Proceeds support Daffodillion’s free bulb give-away in October and the planting of trees by the Newport Tree Society for Newport’s Pell Bridge Entryway.

More Information & Buy Tickets

For more information about Newport’s Daffodil Festival, visit Newport’s Daffodil Festival Promises to be Bigger and Daffier Than Ever

Ryan M. Belmore

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