September in Newport

Posted on August 31, 2018

September in Newport

As the summer winds down, Newport welcomes a cool ocean breeze and a month full of fun things to do. September is the perfect time to visit the City by the Sea for a getaway that is both relaxing and exciting. Enjoy live music, sunset sails, and the best food & wine.

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.

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.

Newport Polo Series: 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.

Food & Wine Festival: From September 20-23, Marble House hosts a series of events including wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, seminars, a gala, dinner, brunch, and party. Tickets available here.

Harvest Fair: Norman Bird Sanctuary’s annual fair features food and drink vendors, live music, artists, and more. Visit this fall festival from September 29-30 for family fun.

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

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