Come to the seasonal opening of Fort Adams State Park, the largest coastal fortification in the United States. Starting on this day, daily guided tours depart from the gift shop, weather permitting, every hour on the hour. View the officers’ quarters, explore the underground listening tunnels and climb the rampart walls for breathtaking views of Newport harbor and Narragansett Bay. Parking inside the fort is free or travel over from Newport on a ferry ride. Self-guided tours are also available.
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Experience the nation's premiere equine exposition, featuring more than 230 unique clinics, seminars, and demonstrations by top professionals in the horse industry. Equine Affaire also hosts the largest trade show in the East, showcasing hundreds of commercial exhibits, an extensive Breed Pavilion, a fun-filled Youth Pavilion, the Versatile Horse & Rider Competition, and a special evening show - the Fantasia, a musical celebration of the horse.
This annual spring party draws thousands of spring skiing and reggae enthusiasts to the mountains of Maine. Jam out to sensational reggae tunes. The biggest winter music event in Maine mixes with perfect spring skiing.
Hancock Shaker Village kicks off the season with the annual Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm. This spring celebration is one of the most exciting times of the year at the village, when scores of baby lambs, piglets, calves, goats, ducklings and chicks arrive at the historic Round Stone Barn. Visitors get to meet and greet the baby animals and participate in farm chores, such as helping to feed the animals from 10am – 4pm daily. Participate in fun Shaker-themed craft activities, including basket weaving, making and decorating seed packets and weaving on a small loom.
Join the Easter Bunny to share lots of eggs, candy, prizes and scrumptious seated brunch for everyone in the family. Space is limited and reservations are required. Rosecliff, Newport. Rain or Shine.
Enjoy fabulous meals at a good price in one of New England’s favorite seaport towns. Featuring special 3-course prix fixe menus: lunch $19.95 per person, dinner $34.95 per person (does not include beverages, taxes or gratuity) at participating restaurants throughout Portsmouth and the Seacoast. Restaurant Week Portsmouth & the Seacoast is a bi-annual culinary event which spotlights Greater Portsmouth as a culinary and cultural destination. Wine and dine, shop and gallery hop, visit the theater and make it a getaway. See website for local hotel deals.