Sip, savor and toast to the season’s crush at Newport Vineyards’ 5th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30!

Enjoy live music while sipping on Newport Vineyards’ local wines or fresh Taproot beer, while enjoying food created from scratch by Newport Vineyards’ culinary team.

Feeling competitive? You could be called to compete in the Grape Stomp Competition and/or their Pie Eating Contest! They’ll also have live music and a costume contest with prizes to celebrate the Hallo-weekend!


Saturday, October 29, 2022
Session 1: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm (Jake Ash Band)
Session 2: 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Take It to the Bridge Trio)

Sunday, October 30, 2022
Session 1: 11:30am – 2:00 pm (Blue Light Bandits)
Session 2: 2:30pm – 5:00 pm (Straight Outta Rehab)

General admission tickets are $33 and include admission, a souvenir logo glass, and tasting – your choice of 5 tastes from our wine AND beer bars. Food items & additional beverages are available for purchase.

For more info and tickets, click here.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

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

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at and 401-662-1653.