Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend!

Friday, February 23rd

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

3 pm to 11 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

4 pm & 7:30 pm – Call Me By Your Name at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm to 9 pm – 13th Annual Illuminated Garden at Ballard Park

7 pm to 11 pm – Una Noche Para Puerto Rico at Newport Vineyards

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8:30 pm – Winter Festival Comedy Show at Gurney’s Resort & Marina

Saturday, February 24th 

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

9 am to 12:30 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am – COLONIAL CAREER FAIR: A LIVING HISTORY EVENT at Newport Colony House

10 am to 2 pm – School’s Out Exhibition at Jamestown Arts Center

10 am to 9 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

11:30 am – 1st Annual Mac & Cheese Smackdown! at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

12 pm to 2 pm – Second Beach Clean Up at Sachuest Beach

2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm – Call Me By Your Name at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

4 pm – All You Can Eat Seafood Winterfest at La Forge Restaurant  

6 pm to 9 pm – 13th Annual Illuminated Garden at Ballard Park

6:30 pm – Rhody Beer & Cheese Pairings at Newport Storm Brewery 

6 pm – Winter Festival Movie Night at Hotel Viking

8 pm – Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at Newport Vineyards

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8:30 pm – The Eagles Experience at Newport Marriott

Sunday, February 25th

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

11 am – Jazz Brunch at Hotel Viking

12 pm to 5 pm –  Newport Skating Center Open

2 pm & 4:45 pm – Call Me By Your Name at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 6 pm – A Benefit for Kevin Sheekey & Family at Hibernian Hall

4 pm – Fire and Ice Bar Special w/ Devil’s Purse at Hotel Viking

4 pm – French Film Festival at Salve Regina University

5:30 pm – Rhody Beer & Cheese Pairings at Newport Storm Brewery

6:30 pm – Choral Vespers at St. Mary’s Church

7:30 pm – Concert For George at Jane Pickens Theater

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).