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
225 years ago, on the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington’s commitment to religious liberty, the involvement of people in the new democracy, and the campaign for the Bill of Rights all came together that day in August. The result is the Letter to the Hebrew Congregations of Newport, a profound statement of
With so much musical madness and culture around the corner, here’s how to navigate the upcoming music and film activities happening in Newport this month. While the Newport Music Festival (Classical) is already underway throughout town, this weekend the Newport Folk Festival, runs July 24th – July 26th at Fort Adams. Folk music has been a presence in Newport since 1959,
While numerous Bowen’s Wharf merchants participated and were recognized with awards this year, one stands out as particularly well connected to our new Heritage Tourism ticket program. Don Roy, of Custom Canvas Newport, printed and displayed the photo above in their window during the Newport Flower Show (this year’s theme: Roses/American Beauty). This Dooney and Bourke window display came in 2nd Place
Each Thursday throughout December, Bowen’s Wharf businesses are participating in the 2014 Cities by the Sea Holiday Shop & Stroll, organized by the Newport County Chamber of Commerce. Participating merchants will be open until 8 p.m. and promotional shopping bags will be available for purchase at our Welcome Center, which will allow you the opportunity to receive in-store promotions for
In case you haven’t been following the news, last weekend kicked off Newport & Bristol Restaurant Week with three-course prix fixe meals at exceptional values. Established by Discover Newport, over 50 restaurants are participating in these 10 days of feasting, with lunches at $16 and dinners at $35 (beverages, gratuities, and taxes are not included). Check out this video highlighting