12 Days of Fitzroy

Have a festive December in Newport. We love the holiday season at the Fitzroy so we put things you can do in (a familiar…) song!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

12 Carolers caroling
11 Christmas dinner trains
10 Stories read
9 Handmade stamps
8 Holy lights
7 Singalongs with Santa
6 Starlight strolls
5 Cookies decorated
4 Beers tasted
3 Mansions toured
2 Night Winter Packages
1 Inn decorated



Keep singing for more information…
On the twelfth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:

12 Carolers caroling – Caroling Along Broadway 12/11 3:30 p.m., What’s your favorite Christmas tune? Everyone begin at the Colony House steps, caroling with Christopher Carbone and the Off Broadway Neighborhood Association to Equality Park. There is also tree decorating and a Broadway Holiday Raffle drawing, 6 p.m. at City Hall, free, 401-481- 5135.

11 Christmas dinner trains – Dickens Christmas Dinner Train Take on this experience, step back in time, and immerse “immerse yourself in the classic tale of humbuggery, ghosts, and redemption.” This interactive retelling of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” by the Marley Bridges Theatre Company is an evening of music, laughter, food, and spirits which is certain according to the website “to cure even the worst “Scrooge” and you “join Ebenezer himself, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and all the Christmas Spirits on a dinner journey along the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad. Your night will include 5 staves, 4 courses, 3 ghosts, 2 partners, and 1 Scrooge.”


Friday, December 8, 15 & 22 Saturdays: December 2, 9, 16 & 23 6:30 PM Adults and Children over 12: Tickets start at $95.95 per person.

10 Stories read – Christmas themed storytime for families at the library. Quality book and family time with the best stories. What could be better?

December 9, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Rogers Free Library

9 Handmade stamps – Who doesn’t love stamps and stamping everything? Custom stamps are a great way to add a personal touch to creative projects or make fantastic holiday gifts. Learn how to make your own stamps to decorate your holiday gifts cards and packages. Here is all the information!

December 12, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM  $20 (Members $18) Jamestown Art Center

8 Holy Lights –Celebrate the Hanukkah Celebration of Light. The lighting of the menorah, the story of Hanukkah, live music and traditional foods of the season, and dancing to the sounds of the Touro Band, goodwill offering are all happening that evening. Call 401- 846-7426 for more information or visit edwardkinghouse.org.

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7 p.m., Edward King House, 35 King St.

7 Singalongs With Santa – The whole family will enjoy singing along to the favorite songs of the season to up your holiday cheer. Santa Claus himself will make a special appearance to visit and to read “The Night Before Christmas”. Once the show has ended, there will be cookies and hot cocoa and a opportunity to have photos taken with Santa. Register now!

November 30, 2017 – December 7, 2017 Recurring weekly on Thursday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

6 Starlight Strolls – Enjoy an illuminated stroll along the winding paths of Blithewold’s Enclosed Garden. Take in the wonder of trees and paths that twinkle, sparkle and glow. Take on a scavenger hunt to learn more about the lanterns.


December 7, 2017, December 14, 2017, December 21, 2017, December 28, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

5 Cookies Made – Cookie decorating is the ultimate holiday tradition. Learn the best techniques from a pastry chef!

December 3, 2017 – December 24, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

4 Beers Tasted – For the beer enthusiast! Learn about different cultures try beers from all around the world!

December 8, 2017 – December 29, 2017 Recurring every week day 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

3 mansions toured – Visit the The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House mansions this holiday for the epitome of holiday decorations. Yuletide finery. Music, tours, and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas will give you the best memories with your family. Dazzle yourself in the glitter and gold! All the information you need here!

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Two Night Winter Packages for you to take advantage of:

Two Night Winter Passport Package

  • $50 Gift Certificate towards dinner at Café Zelda Restaurant Sardella’s, Red Parrot, Mid Town Oyster Bar, Brick Alley Pub
  • Breakers, Elms & Marble House Mansion tour for two
  • Continental breakfast buffet each morning
  • Deluxe Room
  • Mid-Week: Q: $294.00 K: $ 314.00 KD: $334.00 plus tax, d.o.
  • Weekend:    Q:$334.00 K: $ 354.00 KD: $394.00 plus tax, d.o.

Two Night Winter Passport Package Deluxe

  •  $100 gift certificate towards dinner at either
  • The White Horse Tavern, Mama Luisa, The Mooring, Stoneacre Brasserie
  • Continental breakfast buffet each morning
  • Breakers, Elms & Marble House Mansion tour for two
  • Deluxe Room
  • Mid-Week: Q: $ 344.00 K: $364.00 KD: $384.00 plus tax, d.o.
  • Weekend:    Q: $ 384.00 K: $404.00 KD: $444.00 plus tax, d.o.


1 Inn decorated in for you to come book a stay. The Admiral Fitzroy is a festive wonderland you must see!


What is your favorite way to get festive Newport in December?


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