Experience themed festivals and beautiful seasons…
Whether spring flowers are newly in bloom or the smell of chowder is in the fresh, salty sea air, a stroll on the brick and cobblestone walkways at Bowen’s Wharf will freshen your spirits. In the winter, our Christmas Tree Lighting will reunite you with your favorite Christmas traditions. With over 30 unique shops & restaurants you’ll find blazing fireplaces, the perfect gift, or something special for yourself! Experience a working waterfront with breathtaking views.
join us for
Newport’s Waterfront Oyster Festival
Taste your way around the Ocean State. We can picture it now: you, enjoying Champagne & Oysters, on the waterfront, all weekend long! Did you know that RI is home to upwards of 45 oyster farms?
May 17-19, 2019
Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival
Moët & Chandon together with Bowen's Wharf Company are proud to present the 4th Annual Newport Oyster Festival! Taste your way around the Ocean State.
April 13 - 21 , 2019
Newport Daffodil Days Festival
Join us at Bowen's and Bannister's Wharves for the official Newport Daffodil Days Festival ribbon cutting! Muskets will be fired and the festival will begin to bloom throughout Newport
July 29th - Aug 1st, 2019
Busking @ Bowen's
From 6-9pm nightly during Newport Bridgefest you can get your groove on down at the waterfront and and why not set sail for a water tour too! Info & live performances at the Bowen's Wharf Pilot House.
Sept 12–15, 2019
Newport International Boat Show
Mark your calendar for the 49th annual Newport International Boat Show on the famed downtown Newport waterfront Bowen's Wharf from September 12th to 15th this year.
Oct 11-14, 2019
Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale
Shopping addicts make your way to the waterfront for specials! Forget the mall, Shop Small!
FREE ADMISSION and list of participating shops on Facebook.
Oct 19-20, 2019
29th Annual Seafood Festival
Historic Bowen's Wharf in downtown Newport, RI, will host the 29th annual Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival, on October 19th and 20th. Named one of the ``10 Fabulous Fall Festivals on the Coast.``
Nov 29, 2019
Bowen's Block Party & Newport Holiday Stroll
City of Newport lights up the harbor with the Illuminated Boat Parade. Caribbean Christmas and Holiday tunes on the steel pan with Panoramic View will be live at the North Pole.
Dec 7, 2019
49th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
We invite you to bring the whole family to see Frosty the Snowman, Santa, and Mrs. Claus for an evening of Christmas cheer!
Feb 14-23, 2020
Newport Winter Festival
Our annual Bowen's Wharf Sale Days feature ten full days of Wharf-wide sales during the Newport Winter Festival, along with in-store events and restaurant promotions for family fun. Visit us on Facebook to find out about discounts, specials and happenings.