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Fall is arguably the best time of year in Newport. We especially like the smaller crowds, cooler air and fun outdoor activities and events. We rounded up some of the must-see and must-do fall festivities.
Audrain's Newport Concours & Motor Week | Various Locations
The Audrain Automobile Museum presents its third annual Audrain's Newport Concours & Motor Week, a four-day event that brings the finest automobiles, both new and old, to the Classic Coast. This event runs from September 29th to October 2nd. Click here to view the schedule.
Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair | Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 3rd Beach Road
Aquidneck Island's favorite Fall event is the Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair. Enjoy some friendly competition, live music, and so much more from October 1st to October 2nd. Click here to buy your tickets.
Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival | Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Drive
Head to Fort Adams to experience the area's most popular food trucks. Trucks include Yagi Food Truck, Blount Clam Shack Food Truck, Binge BBQ, Hometown Poke, Friskie Fries, and more. Enjoy craft beers from 15+ breweries and outdoor games to make the festivities last all day long. Click here to purchase tickets.
Broadway Street Fair | Equality Park to Farewell Street
The Broadway Street Fair is back! From Equality Park to Farewell Street, Broadway will be shut down for people to stroll and view artists, makers, and food vendors, and have fun. This event is free and open to the public!
Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival | Bowen's Wharf
The 31st Annual Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival is happening on October 15th and 16th, 2022. This event is the highlight of the Fall season and was named one of the "10 Fabulous Fall Festivals on the Coast" by Coastal Living Magazine. The event is free admission and is rain or shine.
Heart & Sole Walk for the Animals | Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Drive
Join animal lovers across Rhode Island, walk to raise funds, and save lives. This event is Potter League's biggest fundraiser, with proceeds helping animals in our community. The event runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on October 16, 2022.
5th Annual Harvest Festival | Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road
Enjoy the fall festivities at our local vineyard. From grape stomping to wine and beer tastings to pie eating competitions celebrate the Hallo-weekend, October 29th to 30th, 2022.
Newport Restaurant Week | Various Locations in Newport & Bristol Counties
November 4 to November 13th, 2022. Local restaurants offer crave-worthy discounts for you to enjoy. Click here to view all participating restaurants.
For more event information check out Discover Newport's events calendar.