Discover the best activities, events and things to do in and around Newport this weekend!

Friday, June 24 

All Day – Newport Flower Show

All Day – C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

All Day – Bacardi Newport Sailing Week

10:30am – 5pm – Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff

6pm – 10:30pm – “An Evening of Revelry” – Summer Solstice Fundraiser at Fort Adams State Park

6:35pm – Newport Gulls Home Game

8 pm – Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Saturday, June 25th

All Day – C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

9am – 5pm –  Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff

9am – 5pm –  Global Women’s Summit at Emmanuel Church

11am – 2pm –            The Second Annual Newport Pirate Invasion – Tommy Tewsday 2016            

1pm – Newport Cocktail Tours Soft Launch!

4:30pm – Vanquish Summer Launch Party at Newport Shipyard

5pm – Newport Polo: Newport vs Boston

8pm & 10pm –  Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8pm – Roomful of Blues at Sandywoods in Tiverton

Sunday, June 26th

All Day – C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

7am – 2016 Newport Summer 7s Tournament at Fort Adams State Park

7am – Studio Barre Beach Booty Workshop & Summer Soiree! at Studio Barre Newport

8am – 4pm –            The 2nd Annual “Think Pink! Chase Away Breast Cancer 5K”          at Elks Lodge

9am – 5pm – Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff

6pm – 8:30pm – “A new look at a Novel Evening” at Newport Public Library

7pm – Sunset Yoga on Brenton Point

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at and 401-662-1653.