Newport Fireworks
Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show will take place on Saturday

Pyrotecnico will put on a fireworks display from the field adjacent to the Eisenhower House on Saturday, June 11th for a private event happening at the Eisenhower House at Fort Adams State Park, the fireworks are scheduled to last for 22 minutes between 9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sources tell us that the “huge fireworks display” is “for a wedding at the Eisenhower House”.

Another source tells us it was a $55,000 display.

From Newport, fireworks should be able to be seen when facing west/south west, Fort Adams State Park is closed to the public at that time of the night and Eisenhower House is closed to the public for the private event.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.