Located in the heart of Newport, the Newport Yachting Center spans four acres of harbor that offers up a variety of events for all generations and interests #19; from the Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series to the Newport Summer Comedy Series and the Schweppes Great Chowder Cook-Off, its large size accommodates all no matter the occasion. Past performers at the Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series festival have included Los Lobos, Susan Tedeschi and The Robert Clay Band.
The Newport Yachting Center box office is located in open in May for walk up sales seven days a week or by purchase at the offices (same address), Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. For more information, contact 401-846-1600. Children under 12 years of age are free for several events, with purchase of an adult ticket. All events take place rain or shine. Cameras are permitted for the festivals but no video/camera policies are forced at the Sunset Music Series and Newport Summer Comedy Series shows. No outside food or beverage is allowed. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Only certified service animals allowed.