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What better way to spend summers in Rhode Island than in Newport? Read on for tours and attractions available through our Pilot House, things to do morning, noon, or evening,  free outdoor music series at Bowen’s Wharf and ways to stay active this summer!   Book Tours & Attractions at Pilot House!  You’ve definitely gone by our Pilot House while walking along America’s Cup Avenue, but

It’s June, so with confidence we are happy to say that summer has arrived here at historic Bowen’s Wharf! There’s so much going on in Newport and we can’t wait to celebrate all summer long, starting with Father’s Day.   Father's Day Finds Shopping  Surprise your dad this Father’s Day with a day together on Bowen’s Wharf! Head over to his favorite shops like the Narragansett and Sail Loft for awesome finds, from

A Shucking Good Time!  Bowen’s Wharf was bustling for the 2019 Oyster Festival! Thank you to all who came out to enjoy the weekend with us — our sponsors, local growers, volunteers, sponsors, musicians, attendees, and special guests! Together we raised over $7,500 for The Nature Conservancy of RI, Ocean State Aquaculture Association and Oliver Hazard Perry. This festival broke the record for the three

8 Most Instagrammable Spots in Newport   by Chrissy Harrington, Manager at Kiel James Patrick Flagship Store   Diego’s Upstairs   If you’ve ever visited Newport, you’ve definitely stumbled upon Diego’s Restaurant located in the heart of Bowen’s Wharf. Recently expanded from a one story restaurant to two floors is the upbeat Mexican restaurant that serves over 45 craft cocktails, a full menu of classic-with-a-twist tacos,

  Draken HH Charts Course to Newport Aug. 10-13 during  Expedition America: U.S. East Coast Tour 2018.  Norwegian Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Draken), announced Newport, RI as the sixth official stop on its Expedition America: East Coast Tour 2018 presented by Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The tour, which launched in July 2018, will bring the world’s largest operating Viking ship to Newport for a four-day stopover from August 10-13. Beginning with an arrival

Fourth of July Fun!                 For anyone visiting Newport during the week of the Fourth of July, walk around the wharf and for certain the skies will light up for you. Among the many colorful option for celebrations the highlight will be Newport’s fireworks display: Wednesday July 4th at 9:15pm over the entire Harbour. Portsmouth (a short 15 minute drive from

Labor Day weekend is here: Make the best of it by land, air, or sea! There’s so many exciting and unique activities in around Newport Harbor, and thankfully our Pilot House helps bring all these activities together through ticket sales and informational scoop. If you’re looking for a sea adventure then try Fish’n Tales Adventures here on Bowen’s Wharf. Come aboard