Christmas In Newport has begun, Bowen’s Wharf hosted their 46th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Santa has begun visiting the neighborhoods of Newport, and the Newport Skating Center has re-opened and hosted their annual Christmas Tree Lighting; it’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Newport!

Here are some of our favorite Instagram photos from this season to put you in that Christmas spirit, or make you miss Newport if you can’t be here during this time of the year.

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