Ever wonder why fishermen, chefs and shuckers get together in the fall to prepare mouth-watering dishes for us all? Because it’s fun! Hard work, lot’s of prep, yes: but the result is a walloping two-day festival, all over our historic waterfront wharf. New this year is a scavenger hunt: organized by the RI Oyster Trail. Join the RIOT and enjoy RI
Living large in September! Prosecco at Opening Night of the Newport Wooden Boat Show, mudslides all sunny weekend, the 85′ classic yacht Enticer and so much more at Bowen’s Wharf Marina. Bringing the Wooden Boat Show back to life in Newport was a welcome happening during the Newport International Boat Show. The exhibition and celebration of Wood, Wind & Water is
Bowen’s Wharf Announces the Newport Wooden Boat Show, Opening Night Exhibition, and Special Film Screening Four-Day Celebration of Wooden Boats Bowen’s Wharf is hosting the Newport WoodenBoat Show: a waterfront celebration concurrent with the Newport International Boat Show (NIBS) and Newport Brokerage Boat Show. Bowen’s Wharf Co. has for the past seven years partnered with NIBS to include New England boats on
If you attended the inaugural Newport Oyster Festival, you may have heard that Bowen’s Wharf Co. announced the launch of the Rhode Island Oyster Trail (R.I.O.T)! We are excited about this new initative, as the R.I.O.T celebrates Rhode Island’s aquaculture and promotes the heritage and future of this important piece of the economy within the Ocean State. “The Rhode Island Oyster
Bivalves by the water: Newport Oyster Festival at Bowen’s Wharf, presented by Santa Margherita and featuring Rhode Island Growers, is coming up May 20-22 and tickets are for for sale here! Oyster Festival tickets are $25 each day fornSaturday May 21 and Sunday May 22nd. Advance purchased tickets include four free oysters and a beverage. What’s better than freshly harvested oysters, curated
Newport Winter Festival, running February 12th – 22nd, means there is lots to do, see, and shop here on Bowen’s Wharf. 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. If you start your journey at our Pilot House you’ll be
Bowen’s Wharf and Newport waterfront restaurants are known for their fresh and local flavor. Wonder where the fresh, local seafood comes from? The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture manages the Rhode Island Seafood website, and besides being a presence at our Seafood Festival they also work closely with many local restaurants, such as our own Fluke Wine, Bar, & Kitchen.
This year’s 25th Annual Seafood Festival drew thousands to an expanded waterfront festival! Throughout a beautiful, and cool, weekend, 33 vendors were on hand with seafood fare from chowder and clamcakes to shucked oysters and so much more. Organizers said the festival brings in between 6,000 to 10,000 people each year, ranging from locals to visitors from across the country.
The Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival is one of the most talked about festivals in Newport every year. So it’s no surprise it draws a crowd of locals and tourists numbering in the thousands! For this years 25th Annual event, over 20 chefs and food vendors will be creating their favorite seafood dishesnwhile thousands of people sample and meander the waterfront,
Those of us that live here, or visit frequently, know that Newport is an icon of charm, beauty and history. It is that reason that Bowen’s Wharf Company tries so hard to always bring these three things together through our shops, tours, and activities. In particular, we work very closely with Rough Point– the Newport home of Doris Duke. As