The Newport Experience

Staying on the waterfront at the centrally located Brenton Hotel is like having an all-access pass to the top events, attractions and restaurants that make Newport, Rhode Island, one of the most alluring destinations on the East Coast. Here are a few of our favorite things to do. Allow our team of local experts to guide you toward experiences that match your unique passions.

Calendar of events


    Newport Harbor

    November 27, 2020

    Bundle up and head to the harbor for the Illuminated Boat Parade as boats deck the hulls and festive music heralds the arrival of the holiday season. Watch the parade of lights are boats compete for best decorated.

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  • CHRISTMAS IN NEWPORT — 12/01/2020

    Various locations throughout Newport

    December 1 -31, 2020

    Each year since 1971, December 1 has marked the kick off of Christmas in Newport, a month-long celebration complete with festive events and happenings to honor the season and give back to charities throughout the community. Experience events for nearly each day throughout December as part of the celebration.

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Area Attractions