Christmas in Newport has announced the winners of their annual Door Decorating Contest. 

Categories once again included Residential, Restaurant, Bed & Breakfast and Commercial. The deadline to sign up to participate in the contest was Thursday, December 13th and judging took place on Friday, December 14th.

“All the locations have stepped up the game and we appreciate all who entered our annual contest and keeping the spirit of Christmas in Newport alive” Christmas In Newport stated on Facebook.

Here is the list of winners:

  • Grand Prize—Francis Malbone House Will Dewey392 Thames St
  • Restaurants—-1st PrizeClarke Cooke House Betsy RayBannister’s Wharf
  • Commercial
  • 1st Prize–Royal Male 104 Spring St
  • 2nd Prize–Tiffany Peay Jewel Box 152 Mill St
  • 3rd Prize–Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty 37 Bellevue Ave
  • Residential
  • 1st Prize–Jennifer Boyle-Hebda 90 Eustis Ave
  • 2nd Prize–Charlie and Leeann Langston 50 Catherine St
  • 3rd Prize–Sharon Vincelette 42 Catherine St
  • Honorable Mention—-Deborah Smith 487 Spring St
  • Honorable Mention—–Ann Ritterbusch 7 Cherry St

Christmas In Newport continues thru December 31st, for a full schedule of events visit

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).