The 31st Newport Winter Festival will be held Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 21. This year’s theme is: “The Marvels of Winter”. You might even see a Super Hero walking around. A great way to defeat the Winter doldrums is to come to Newport for what has been called, “New England’s largest Winter Extravaganza”. The Festival is ten days of non-stop food, festivities, music and fun with over 150 events for families, children and adults.

Featured events include the 24th Annual Samuel Adams Chili Cook-Off, the 2nd Annual Mac n’ Cheese Smackdown, Changes in Latitude which is a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, The Eagles Experience, Ice Sculpting, Beach Polo, and much, much more! For more information, call 401-847-7666 or visit

During the course of the Festival is Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14. So come to Newport, enjoy the festival, and stay with us at The Ivy Lodge ( for a romantic winter get-away… sit by a cozy fire in the heart of the Mansion District!!!

The 31st Newport Winter Festival Will Be Held Friday, February 12 Through Sunday, February 21., The Ivy Lodge