Newport County residents and hospitality industry employees are invited to visit many great local attractions from Saturday, June 10 through Monday, June 12, 2017.

A total of 14 attractions/organizations (more than 20 attractions when you count each Preservation Society of Newport County property) in Newport and Bristol Counties are participating. Visitors showing proof of residency (driver’s license or other identification with an address) or proof of hospitality employment (business card, employee ID or pay stub) will enjoy free admission or another value as noted when visiting the attractions listed below.  Specific dates of participation vary from location to location, as noted below.

Visit websites or call the individual attractions for details.

Audubon Society of RI Environmental Education Center
401-949-5454

  • www.asri.org
    Saturday, Sunday & Monday, June 10, 11 & 12
  • Free admission
  • Limit 6 persons per party

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard

Greenvale Vineyards

International Tennis Hall of Fame

Linden Place

Museum of Newport History

Newport Mansions®
The Preservation Society of Newport County

  • 401-847-1000
  • www.NewportMansions.org
  • Saturday, Sunday & Monday, June 10, 11 & 12
  • Free admission to The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, Chepstow, The Elms, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote, Marble House, & Rosecliff; 10% discount at all Newport Mansions Stores. Limited admission tours included on a space available basis.

Newport Vineyards & Winery

Norman Bird Sanctuary Hiking Trails & Natural History Museum

Rough Point

Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium at Easton’s Beach

St. Columba’s Chapel

  • 55  Vaucluse Ave., Middletown
  • 401-847-5571
  • www.stcolumbaschapel.org
  • Saturday, June 10
  • Free admission to 26th Annual English Garden Party, 1 pm – 5 pm

Touro Synagogue

  • 401-847-4794
  • www.TouroSynagogue.org
  • Sunday & Monday, June 11 & 12
  • Free admission
  • Loeb Visitor Center 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Guided Tours at  11am, 11:30am, 12 pm, 12:30 pm, 1 pm & 1:30 pm

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