As the end of October approaches in Newport, a spooky wind sweeps in and strange things begin to go bump in the night. Here’s all that’s happening in Newport over Halloween Weekend that is spooky, frightful, terror-filled and spooktacular.

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(This story may be updated as more information is confirmed and received.)

Friday, October 21st – 23rd & 28th – 30th

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7p.m. – 10 p.m. – Fortress Of Nightmares – Fortress Of Nightmares, Newport’s premier haunted attraction, will return to Fort Adams State Park on October 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th. The event is scheduled to take place nightly from 7pm-10pm. The 2016 event will feature “Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem in Three-D, Paranormal” and “Turned! Zombie Laser Tag.”For those looking for more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Friday, October 28th

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7 p.m. – 11 p.m.Halloween CarnEvil at Newport Vineyards – The regions’ premier costume party with an evening full of sideshow, circus performing, tarot card reading craziness. Ticket includes Creepy Cocktail Hour with nosh food, (1) drink, tarot card readings and circus performers. Live music from THE SILKS and cash bar to follow. PRIZES for best costume! $75 per person includes complimentary nosh food, (1) drink, live music from THE SILKS, tarot card readings and performers. Additional beer, wine and specialty cocktails available at cash bar. 21+ Tickets and more information

9 p.m.Police Unity Tour Halloween Fundraiser at Speakeasy – Middletown Police Department will host their 4th Annual Police Unity Tour benefit party at Speakeasy. There is a $10 suggest donation and there will be live music with Chopville. Halloween costumes encouraged. All proceeds goes towards the Police Unity Tour, which raises awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty.

Saturday, October 29th

3 p.m. – Public Paranormal Investigation at Elks Club

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.The Haunted Folklore of Rose Island

9 p.m.The Upper Crust Halloween Spectacle at The Parlor Newport

10 p.m. – Fast Times Halloween Party at Newport Blues Cafe

Sunday, October 30th

1 p.m.Halloween Cookie Decorating Food Drive for Martin Luther King Center at The Newport Sweet Shoppe

1p.m.Creepy Carousel at The Hut

4 p.m.Family Friendly Halloween Improv Comedy at The Firehouse Theater

5 p.m.Newport Halloween Ride at Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery

6 p.m.Halloween Yoga Fundraiser at Salvation Cafe

Monday, October 31st

8 p.m.What’sUpNewp Presents Halloween at Jane Pickens Theater Halloween returns to the big screen at Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center, digitally restored and featuring an exclusive interview and retrospective with director John Carpenter. John Carpenter’s 1978 classic Halloween returns to theaters worldwide this October, What’sUpNewp and Jane Pickens Theater have partnered up to present it on Monday, October 31st (Halloween night) at 8 p.m.!

There’s no better way to experience the movie that brought Michael Myers into nightmares everywhere and launched the career of the original “scream queen” Jamie Lee Curtis, than in cinemas, digitally restored and remastered by the original cinematographer. Tickets are $10 per person, Jane Pickens Theater’s cash bar will be open before and during the film. Get tickets now for the ultimate Halloween cinema experience! Tickets and More Information

9 p.m.Ha-LOL-Ween Hilarity at The Firehouse Theater

9 p.m. – Halloween Night at Dockside

This story may be updated as more information is confirmed and received.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).