Welcome to What’s Up Newp’s Event Calendar for Newport County! 

This is a community calendar; what you see here has been added by our community. Check back often, as the calendar is updated almost daily.
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Holiday Toy Drive

Newport Vineyards

Receive a $5 voucher with a new, unwrapped donation – through Dec. 11th! Give back this holiday season! Our Holiday Toy Drive is now through December 11th. Donations will receive $5 off in our marketplace! (no minimum purchase required). This year, Newport Vineyards is collecting toys for the MLK Community Center. Bring your toy to […]

Sip n’ Shop Sundays

Newport Vineyards

Sip while you shop in our Marketplace on Sunday afternoons with us! Enjoy complimentary spot tastings and live music from 1-4pm while you browse our Marketplace for everyone on your list. Offering 15% off all store merchandise and cases of wine or beer on Sundays! Check out our shopping specials and wine deals in-store to […]

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church | 2023 CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church 390 Thames St, Newport

The parish of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites YOU to join us for our annual Christmas Bazaar to be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, from 9 am to 4 pm. Hot food including Lamb Souvlaki, gyros, and lemon Greek chicken, will be served, and Greek pastries including baklava will also be for sale. […]

IYRS Holiday Bok Sale

IYRS Aquidneck Mill Building 449 Thames Street, Newport, Array

IYRS Maritime Library Holiday Book Sale - gently used books at great prices


Christmas Open House at the Irish Museum

Museum of Newport Irish History Interpretive Cente 648 Thames Street, Newport

The Museum of Newport Irish History will hold the 7th Annual Christmas Open House at its Interpretive Center, on Saturday, December 9 from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m. Visitors are invited to view the exhibits while enjoying Celtic holiday music, eggnog and cookies. From 3:30-4:30 p.m., there will be caroling by the Ancient Order of […]

Free admission

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates Bristol’s Christmas Festival

Linden Place 500 Hope St., Bristol, RI

Linden Place celebrates Bristol’s Christmas Festival on Saturday, December 9th at 1pm with a live performance of The Voices of Christmas Victorian Carolers on the front steps of Linden Place Mansion. Grab a hot chocolate or cocktail from the RI Cruisin' Cocktail truck and relax at one of the firepits on the front lawn while […]

Holiday Luminaria at the Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic

Wind through forest trails on a December evening in Mystic, lit by the soft glow of nearly 1000 luminaria. After your walk enjoy holiday music and warm up by a festive fire with hot pretzels, cookies, a hot apple cider or hot chocolate at our Winter Cafe. Adult holiday libations (including wine, beer, spiked peppermint […]

Ravers Concert Evening

Newport Vineyards

Holiday rush have you feeling uptight? Join us Saturday, December 9th from 6-9pm to let loose with Newports favorite reggae band, The Ravers! The bar will be open for glasses and flights of beer and wine, plus festive food stations throughout the winery, and plenty of room for dancing! Free entry, 21+ Event, RVSP appreciated […]

Book Signing with Pamela McColl, author of ‘Twas the Night: The Art and History of the Classic Christmas Poem’

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

The enchanting poem Twas The Night Before Christmas has earned the designation as being the most often recited, most published and most collected work in the library of English literature. This holiday season marks the 200th anniversary of the poem’s publication. Meet author/historian/collector Pamela McColl who is an authority on the iconic Christmas poem. She […]

Classical Christmas

Emmanuel Church 42 Dearborn Street, Newport

Join us for a delightful holiday celebration as we present an enchanting afternoon concert of classical chamber music and song in the English Gothic Revival architecture of Emmanuel Church. Bringing together talented musicians from our vibrant community to perform works from the classical repertoire, traditional carols and a grand finale featuring selections from Vivaldi’s Gloria, […]

Newport Classical: Classical Christmas

Emmanuel Church 42 Dearborn Street, Newport

Newport Classical presents Classical Christmas, a community holiday celebration held in the English Gothic Revival architecture of Emmanuel Church. The delightful afternoon of holiday chamber music includes works from the classical repertoire, traditional carols and a grand finale featuring selections from Vivaldi’s Gloria. A memorable holiday experience for audiences of all ages, the concert is […]

$30 – $50

Breakfast with Santa

Hotel Viking One Bellevue Ave, Newport

Santa is making a pit stop at Hotel Viking, during his busy holiday season to join us in our Bellevue Ballroom for a breakfast buffet! Take a photo with Santa and children will receive a small gift. Mom, Dad or any adult joining in on the fun can enjoy a mimosa or Bloody Mary from […]

$3 – $55