Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI.

Monday, July 4 

9am to 1:30pm – Newport Independence Day Festivities

5:30pm to 10:30pm – 4th of July Barbecue and Fireworks at Rose Island

6pm to 9pm – 4th of July at Top Of Newport

6:35pm – Newport Gulls Home Game – Newport Gulls to host Star Wars Night on July 4

9:15 pm – Newport’s 4th of July Fireworks Display 

Entertainment

  • Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm to 10pm
  • Hotel Viking: Live music with Travis Colby Band
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Yacht Club Rejects from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.
  • The Port: Live music with Side Effects from 12pm to 4pm and JKrak from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.

Tuesday, July 5

1pm – Four Faiths Tour at Four National Historic Landmarks

3pm – ‘Return To Camelot; – The Kennedy Wedding Remembered at St. Mary’s Church

5pm –  Lobster Love at Top of Newport at Hotel Viking

Entertainment

  • Hotel Viking: Live music at 7pm. No Cover.
  • O’brien’s: Trivia at 9:30pm
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 8pm.

Wednesday, July 6

4pm – A Piano Concert with Gemma Turvey at Redwood Library

6pm – Spirits & Stogies at Top of Newport at Hotel Viking

6:35pm – Newport Gulls Home Game at Cardines Field

7pm – Navy Band Northeast at Ballard Park

7pm – Family Friendly Funnies at The Firehouse Theater

Entertainment

  • Buskers: Open mic night with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Fastnet: Pub Trivia at 9pm.
  • Hotel Viking: Live music at 7pm.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live music at 9pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with The Throttles from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sardella’s: Live Jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.

Thursday, July 7

9:30am – Angela Moore Fashion Show & Champagne Brunch at Rosecliff

1pm – Children’s Workshop: Bugs and Slugs at Ballard Park

8pm – T(HERS)day LadyBits improv at The Firehouse Theater

8:40pm –  The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble – newportFILM Outdoors! Presented by Lila Delman Real Estate International at The Marble House

Entertainment

  • Celtica: Trivia at 9pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open mic at 9pm.
  • Hotel Viking: Live music at 7pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 9pm.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado:  Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Justin Pomfret at 9pm.

Friday, July 8

July 8 – 10 – Newport Regatta at Sail Newport

11am – Newport Music Festival – Rachmaninoff Morning at The Elms

6:35pm – Newport Gulls Home Game at Cardine’s Field

7:30pm – Island Moving Co’s Nuit Blanche: The Parisian Jazz Age      

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

8pm – Pumpkinhead Ted at Sandywoods

8pm – Newport Music Festival – Opening Night Concert at The Breakers

Entertainment

  • Buskers: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm.
  • Hotel Viking: Live music from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with at 9pm.
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music at 9pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 9pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live Reggae music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.