Join us for the 29th Annual Newport Winter Festival! The annual Winter Festival will take place February 17th-26th, 2017 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities, music, and fun for all ages. Melt away your winter blues with all the Newport Winter Festival has to offer. Highlighted family events include the Chili Cook-Off, Children’s Fair, Teddy Bear Tea, Princess Party, Illusion Quest, Magician and Juggler Robert Clark, Chicken Wing Cook-off and more!! Parents looking for a night out we have some great concerts, comedy and drink contests including Changes in Latitudes, a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, Boston’s Premier Top 40 Country Band: Walkin’ The Line and a hilarious Comedy Show featuring Co-headliners Nick Griffin and Christine Hurley! Be sure to pick up a Winter Festival bracelet that provides free admission or significant discounts to all official Festival events as well as discounts at many local stores and restaurants for only $10!
Friday February 17th 7pm: Illusion Quest,
Professional Illusionist, David Garrity, will feature visual magic and incredible illusions that will entertain the entire family!
Saturday February 18th 11am-3:30pm: The 22nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Winter heats up as area restaurants and caterers compete to see who has the best chili in town!
Sunday February 19th and Monday February 20th 11:30am-4pm: Children’s Fair
Bring your kids for this fun filled day of activities including face painting, balloon creations, arts & crafts, reptiles and much more! Don’t miss the great music and continuous live entertainment.