Best Events in Newport, RI: May 20th – May 22nd


1 – Half priced Raw Bar (2-6pm) & Friday Night Prime Time at Top of Newport (6-9pm) features Chef Barry Correia’s popular mouth-watering slow roasted, sea-salt encrusted prime rib. $27 per person.

Top of Newport Hotel Viking Bar

2 – Live music at Hotel Viking’s One Bellevue with The Playboys (Friday – 7pm) NO COVER

The Playboys Newport RI

3 – Live Reggae at Tavern on Broadway (Friday 10pm) NO COVER

Roots Reaction

4 – Fast Times at Newport Blues Cafe (Friday 10pm)

fast times newport ri


5 – Open House at Coast Guard Castle Hill (Saturday 9am – 3pm)

Open house! Help the USCG of National Safe Boating Week. Stop by for a tour of the unit and the boats. Learn about how they respond to distress calls and see damage control in action. Also the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be there with valuable safe boating information and will have free giveaways for the kids!

Coast Guard Castle Hill

6 – Estate Sale at “The Orchard” (Saturday 9am – 3pm)

The Orchard

7 – Afternoon tea with Airlyn Mitchel on the harp at Hotel Viking (Saturday 2pm – 4pm)


8 – Live music at Hotel Viking’s One Bellevue with Phenix Avenue (Saturday – 7pm) NO COVER

Phenix Ave Hotel Viking

9 – YotMe Acoustic Reggae Party with world-renowned reggae star Mishka (7 – 10pm) Private home

Come enjoy beer, wine and appetizers in a converted downtown Newport SOHO style home while jamming out to the sweet sounds of Mishka.

Everything complimentary but you have to apply though the YotMe smart phone app to join.


10 – Velvet Skies at Newport Blues Cafe (Saturday 10pm)

velvet skies newport ri


11 – Brunch

  • Brunch at Tavern on Broadway (10am – 2pm) The price of your entree includes a bloody, a mimosa or the drink of your choice!!!

Sunday Brunch Newport

12 – Afternoon tea with Airlyn Mitchel on the harp at Hotel Viking (Sunday 2pm – 4pm)

Arilyn Mitchel

13 – Newport Instagrammers Meetup at Top of Newport Hotel Viking (Sunday 1-4pm)

Bridge Sunset

14 – Past & Present Hotel Viking Staff Photo (Sunday 2pm)

Hotel Viking 90th anniversary

15 – Miss Rhode Island competition at The Casino Theater (Sunday 4:00pm)

The Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Organization will be crowning its new Miss Rhode Island and Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen in picturesque Newport!

The pageant will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the historic Casino Theater, 10 Freebody Street, Newport, RI on Sunday, May 22.

miss ri