Fairs and Festivals in Newport

Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival 2014

13 Bowen's Wharf Newport, RI Phone: 401-849-2120

October 18-19, 2014

Food! Food! Food! Area seafood restaurants serve up their most outstanding dishes. The festival offers a smorgasbord of seafood, plus kid-friendly dishes, baked goods, cider, and hot and cold beverages. Non-stop live music by local bands. Face painting, games, and other fun children's activities. Free admission, rain or shine. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cluny Country Fair 2014

Cluny School, 75 Brenton Road Newport, RI Phone: 401-847-6043

September 28, 2014

The Cluny Country Fair is an Aquidneck Island tradition of over 45 years. This fun-filled family event features games, prizes, music, fantastic food and baked goods, a huge White Elephant sale, raffles, theme baskets and much more. Cost: Free.

International Oktoberfest 2014

Newport Yachting Center, Newport Newport, RI Phone: 401-846-1600

October 11-12, 2014

Delight in the tastes, sights, and sounds of Oktoberfest. Enjoy seasonal brews, German food, and the music of the Biergartens. Admission: Saturday, adults, $20-$25 and kids, $12; Sunday, adults, $17-$20 and kids admitted for free. Time: Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival 2014

The Elms, Marble House and Rosecliff, Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI Phone: 401-847-1000

September 19-21, 2014

Festival highlights include a two-day Grand Tasting with hundreds of wines on the lawn of Marble House, celebrity chef appearances and cooking demonstrations, seminars with wine experts, the Wine & Rosecliff gala celebration, a collectible Wine Dinner, the Newport After Dark party, a winemaker's brunch, and auctions. Celebrity guests include Martha Stewart and Sarah Moulton.

Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair 2014

Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road Middletown, RI Phone: 401-846-2577

October 4-5,2014

Monkey bridge, mud pit, greased pole, Mabel’s express barrel train Home & garden competition, games, artisans, crafts, great food, country store, live music, children’s entertainment & more! Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.