1 – Beyond the Velvet Rope at Sky Bar at the Clarke Cooke House (Friday 6pm)

The Newport Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center will honor Ronald Lee Fleming for his contributions to Newport, especially to the Opera House Theater restoration. Three nationally renowned performing artists will join supporters of the Opera House restoration in honoring Mr. Fleming and his work. Get Tickets

ron-flemming newport ri

2 – Live music in the One Bellevue Lounge at Hotel Viking with Betsy Listenfelt (Friday 7pm)

hotel viking

3 – Reggae at Tavern On Broadway with Natural Element (Friday – 10pm)

Come check out one of Rhode Island’s premier reggae acts performing roots reggae, modern reggae and dub at one of Broadways hottest new venues.

Natural Element

4 – Live music with 7 Day Weekend at Newport Blues Cafe (Friday 10pm)

7 day weekend newport blues


5 – Farmers Market at Newport Vineyards (Saturday 9am-1pm)

EAT LOCAL. DRINK LOCAL. Head to Newport Vineyards Saturday mornings from 9am – 1pm for the Aquidneck Growers’ Market. Make your way through the arcade of farmers, purveyors and artisans, and complete your afternoon with a wine tasting, wine by the glass or lunch lunch from the Vineyard Café.


6 – Christmas at the Newport Mansions (Saturday 9am)

Christmas Newport Mansions

7 – Chef Correia’s Sea Salt Crusted Prime Rib Dinner at Hotel Viking ($24.99) (Saturday 5pm-9pm)


8 – Live music in the One Bellevue Lounge at Hotel Viking with Phenix Avenue (Saturday 7pm) 

Phenix Ave Hotel Viking

9 – Live music with Fast Times at Newport Blues Cafe (Saturday 10pm)

fast times newport ri


10 – Santa Hustle 5k & Half Marathon (Sunday 7am)

Be a part of one of the largest growing race series as thousands of Santas will hit the streets of Newport, RI at the FIRST EVER Santa Hustle Rhode Island 5k & Half Marathon on Sunday, November 20, 2016.

5K START: 7am

Every participant will receive a Santa hat, beard, and NEW FOR 2016 a Lightweight Performance Hoodie, to wear while running. All 5K and Half Marathon Finishers will receive a medal! With outrageous holiday decorations, festive music, and a large after party!


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 – New England Patriots vs. San Francisco 49ers (Sunday 4:25pm)

Watch the Pats continue on their world domination tour as they head to San Francisco to take on the 49ers! The TAVERN ON BROADWAY and HOTEL VIKING will both be playing the game with full sound!