Newport Wooden Boat Show

September 13–16, 2018

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

NEW: The Herreshoff S Class has just joined in with a three-part exhibit as a preview to their 2019 Centennial Celebration! Bowen's Wharf Newport Wooden Boat Show, concurrent with Newport International Boat Show & Newport Brokerage Boat Show, is a gem in the midst of this exciting city-wide event which encompasses over half a mile of Newport waterfront! In-water basin and land displays will again feature Hinckley, Hunt and other Down East-style boats. You'll also find a beautiful array of boats, tours and activities in the water at Bowen's Wharf Marina this September. Exhibitors: Arey's Pond; The stunningly restored 46' Power Cruiser, Ariel II, from Ballentine's Boat ShopFirst Light Boatworks, Gansett Cruises, and Schooner Aquidneck & and Sightsailing Newport, along with Nantucket Bagg CoStrong Firearms Company. Monelle, Sheldon Fine Art, and other specialty businesses will round out the show.

GETTING HERE: GPS 13 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI & review parking & other fantastic happenings at NIBS.

*NIBS is owned and produced by Newport Exhibition Group. Come enjoy live Caribbean Music with Panoramic View, the folk duo Atwater Donnelly, and waterfront bars daily where proceeds support Oliver Hazard Perry Tall Ship. Thanks to our supporting sponsors: Moët & Chandon, Cloudy Bay Vineyards, Whalers Brewing (thinking a cold drink will be refreshing), Belvedere Vodka, Ardbeg Whisky and Captain Morgan from the Diageo Brand.


Bowen's Wharf parking lot will be open during the show! Parking will be at a flat rate of $50.00 for the day (9:00am to 6:30pm). After 6:30 pm there will be an additional charge of $25.00. Passes will be issued on a first come first serve basis. Deliveries for your businesses should be scheduled to be completed before 9:00am.

LIVE MUSIC DAILY 11am to 2pm as part of the popular Fall edition of Busking @ Bowen's

Panoramic View: 9/13; Dan Pelletier on the Marimba: 9/14; Rory & Ric: 9/15; Thatcher Harrison: 9/16.