Summer is in full swing and Hotel Viking is embracing the longer days of sunshine and inviting Newport neighbors and hotel guests alike to a variety of exciting summer events from Sunday BBQs to Pet Friendly Socials.

See below for full list of summer activities;

Mondays: Burger Bash– Head to Top of Newport every Monday for the weekly Burger Bash. Each week, Executive Chef Joe will prepare a new burger creation to feast on!

Tuesdays: Tacos & Tequila– 3 Tacos & a Margarita for $15. Paired with Top of Newport’s rooftop views. Yup.

Wednesdays: Spirit and Stogies Dinner Series– Newport’s favorite Summer tradition is back! Every Wednesday Spirits & Stogies lights up the One Bellevue Patio with a series of Wednesday night curated dinner experiences showcasing a weekly spirit and cigar selection paired with a three-course menu. $65.00 pp.

Thursdays: Paws on the Patio- As a pet friendly property, Hotel Viking wants everyone’s favorite family member to always be part of the fun! Visit One Bellevue’s Patio for a special menu designed for man’s best friend, including bacon slices, good dog skirt steak, grilled hot dogs and more!

Saturdays: One Bellevue BBQ- Enjoy live music and New England summer favorites from 12pm-3pm as One Bellevue’s Executive Chef Joe Thompson grills up a storm on One Bellevue’s Patio. For $20 enjoy ½ grilled lobster, grilled oysters, clams & mussels with chorizo.

Sundays: Industry Nights at Top of Newport- First Rounds on Us! *With a purchase of an entrée, enjoy your first beer or signature cocktail on us. Let your server know where your work to partake!*

One Bellevue Grand Reopening: After undergoing a major renovation, One Bellevue is officially open to the public!

Through Labor Day: Beach Butler is back! Indulge in a quintessential New England summer getaway with a luxe day at the beach, inclusive of 2 chairs, towels, one beach umbrella, Hotel Viking beach bag with sunscreen, lunch for two, beverage & snacks, round trip transportation… and the main hook – a personal beach butler to be at your beck and call. ($200.00 per couple, $75 per additional adult $30 per additional child). Guests can also take advantage of a Beach Day Rental package, inclusive of roundtrip transportation to the beach, a beach chair + towel, and a beach bag. $30pp.

Through October: Catch & Cook– Venture on an exclusive deep sea fishing excursion with Big Game Sport Fishing, Rhode Island’s Premier Charter Boat Service. Offering guided inshore and offshore adventures, charters focus on catching species such as Striped and Sea Bass, Fluke, Tuna, Marlin, Shark, Mahi and Wahoo. Following a day on the water, the staff at Big Game will clean and filet the haul in preparation for Hotel Viking’s Executive Chef to sashimi, crudo, ceviche, grill or sauté the catch and pair it masterfully with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. 

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.