August in Newport

Posted on August 2, 2018

August in Newport

Whether you’re a Newport local enjoying a staycation or visiting the City by the Sea for a stay at OceanCliff, we have your August itinerary lined up for you. From sunset sails to live music by the water, Newport has no shortage of activities to offer this month.

Wine & Cheese Sail: Every Monday evening, bring your favorite bottle of wine and enjoy gourmet cheese, crackers, and fruit aboard the Schooner Aurora. From 6:30-8:00, take in the sunset on Narragansett Bay with friends or family.

Tickets available here.

Lobster Boil & Sunset Sail: This sail captures the true essence of a traditional New England summer. Enjoy an incredible lobster boil overlooking the Newport harbor before climbing aboard the Schooner Aurora for a cruise around Narragansett Bay from 6:30-8:00. Cash bar during dinner, BYOB on sail.

Tickets available here.

Music Mondays: Every Monday, visit the Safari Room from 1:00-4:00 for live music. Enjoy drinks and lunch on the patio while listening to some of our favorite local artists. Pair our summer cocktails with an artisanal cheese board for the perfect afternoon.

Newport Polo: Bring a blanket and picnic or reserve pavilion seats and get ready to stomp the divots. From June through August, Newport Polo hosts international matches every Saturday at 5pm, and Saturdays in September at 4pm. Enjoy an exciting match with friends or family. Tickets available here.

Newport Jazz Festival: From August 3-5, enjoy world class musicians on four stages at Fort Adams State Park overlooking the Newport Harbor with food, crafts and exhibits.

Newport Film Fest: The film series presents documentaries from film festivals around the world, showcasing a variety of intriguing topics to inspire, motivate, entertain and create change. Attend a film and enjoy an evening of enlightenment in one of Newport’s most beautiful and historic venues.

Book your stay at OceanCliff today to experience the very best of Newport.

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