Newport Winter Festival
The 25th Anniversary of the Newport Winter Festival is soon approaching so it's time to start planning for the best food and festivities this winter season!
From February 15th - 24th, enjoy over 150 events offering local food, live music and fun for the entire group. Be sure to join us at Hyatt Regency Newport as we prepare for this exciting annual event and book your accommodations early for a unique Goat Island getaway!
Rhode Island's Largest Ice Bar is coming for Newport Winter Festival! Pineapples Restaurant will be transformed into "Polar Pineapples" with an actual bar made of ice! Enjoy views of the bay while sipping on a variety of a signature infused "Ice-tinis" or stay warm with one of our specialty hot cocktails while sitting by the heaters. Join us at Polar Pineapples Feb. 14-15 and 20-22 starting at 4pm each day.
Kick off Winter Fest with a pillow fight! Join us on Valentine’s Day, Friday February 14th at 4pm for a pillow fight on the back lawn! Feathers will be flying at this fun filled event so be sure to tell everyone you know. To join in on the fun, bring a DOWN pillow with NO zipper. We welcome all guests aged 18 years and older only please.
Changes in Latitude
Changes in Latitudes, the country’s premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet will be performing at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa. This nationally acclaimed band travels the country with beach balls and leis flying, dancing conga lines, and “Trop Rock” fun for all. You can expect to hear such classics as “Margaritaville”, “Come Monday”, “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Volcano”, and of course “Changes In Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes”, as well as other crowd pleasing favorites, like “Brown Eyed Girl”, “Southern Cross”, and “Another Saturday Night”, and the Alan Jackson/Jimmy Buffet smash hit “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”. Changes in Latitudes has thrilled audiences with their amazingly authentic reproduction of the Jimmy Buffet concert experience! Saturday, February 15 at 8:30pm. Tickets available: $15/Advance w/button, $20/At the door (based on availability). VIP Seating Available: $40/$35 w/button (includes 1 drink ticket & up front seating). For info/tickets call the festival office at 401.847.7666. Tickets available Nov. 1st.
Magic Matias Magician
Magic Matias is currently the Top Family Magician in Massachusetts and was awarded “Best 2012 Magician” and “Top Elite Magician 2013″. With more than 15 years of experience in Children’s Magic Shows, you will love the great connection he makes with his audience. With his style, charming accent, stage presence and interactive magic, you will leave the show truly enjoying the performance. Thursday, February 20 at 7pm. $5/$2 w/button. 401.847.7666.
Funny Girls Comedy Show
Enjoy two hilarious comedians that will keep you laughing in stitches. Come out and enjoy Kerri Louise – high-energy, commanding and versatile but enough about her sex life– she can entertain any audience with her warmth and razor-edge wit. Kerri has appeared as a regular correspondent on the Oprah Winfrey show and also asked to be on the very first Dr. Oz Show. Kerri’s guest appearances include Comics Unleashed, Comedy Central, NBC’s Access Hollywood, and ABC’s The View to name a few of her credits. Stacy Kendro has done it all, standup, theater, her own show in West Hollywood, commercials, Vegas, a comedy team on cruise ships and most recently is breaking into clubs in New York City. She has appeared on Last Comic Standing and Marshall’s Women of Comedy with Caroline Rhea. These funny comedians will make you laugh away the winter blues! A grand night out with the girls or your sweetheart. Friday, February 21 at 8pm. $20/$15 w/button. Call 401.847.7666 for more information.
4th Annual Chicken Wing Cook-Off
Area restaurants compete to see who makes the best chicken wings. No matter how you like your wings these restaurants will be serving them up from Spicy to Sweet! Sample and vote for your favorite. The competition is sure to get sticky with amazing restaurants. Bring the kids! Saturday, February 22 11:30am – 3:30pm. Admission $10/$8 w/button, Children (5-10) $5/$3 w/button, Children under 5 are Free! To enter your restaurants wings call 401.847.7666.
Relive the Revolution with members from “The Cast of Beatlemania” at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa. Key up the memories, drive the images and trigger the events of the Beatles Era in a live concert. These four seasoned musicians capture the spirit, look and sound of the Beatles in 29 renditions that take us back to “Yesterday”, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, “Here Comes the Sun” and “Hey Jude”. A smash on Broadway and thrilling sellout audiences from Los Angeles to Boston, these performers bring the best-loved popular music of all time to Newport. Bring your dancing shoes! Saturday, February 22 at 9pm. Call 401.847.7666 for more information. $22/$18 w/button. VIP Tickets Available: (includes 1 drink ticket and up front seating) $45/$40 w/button.