Newport, RI Hotels

June is Pride Month! All across the country, cities and towns are celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, and the city by the sea is no different. The Newport Pride Parade is happening over the weekend of June 28th, 29th, and 30th, right downtown. Here’s everything you can expect to experience at Newport, RI’s, annual Pride Parade this month.

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What Is the Newport Pride Parade?

With a mission to support and work with the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in the Newport, RI area, this non-profit advocates for equality and more inclusive policies, creates safe and welcoming spaces, and provides resources and education to expand community understanding. Throughout the year, they support diverse LGBTQ+ identities and history by producing events where people can connect, learn, and celebrate.

Who Can Attend Newport’s Pride Parade?

Everyone! The Pride Parade in Newport, RI aims to create a place where LGBTQ+ residents and visitors feel completely safe, welcomed, and included. They seek to foster a community where LGBTQ+ people of all ages—from the youth to seniors—feel empowered and supported to be fully themselves and have greater opportunities for connection and support.

What Events Are Happening at This Rhode Island Pride Festival?

When it comes to the Newport, RI events this June, we have you covered. The Newport Library is hosting a lesbian archive showcase, the Newport Art Museum is featuring an intimate performance with renowned Rhode Island actor and director Ed Shea, Coastal Queen is setting sail into the sunset on a queer cruise, and Bike Newport is hosting their annual 3.5-mile Newport Pride Bike Parade around the city. Lastly, the main event—the annual Newport Pride Festival—begins at noon on June 29th at Great Friends Meeting House.

Stay at Hammetts Hotel

This year’s Pride festival in Newport is an event you won’t want to miss. Book a room for the weekend at Hammetts, a boutique hotel that embodies quintessential modern luxury and is designed for comfort and conversation. Nestled right in the center of Newport’s vibrant waterfront community, the hotel offers open-air spaces to relax and unwind after a full day of music and culture. Enjoy the famous sunset views from the decks along the water or wander over to various nearby shops, top-notch restaurants, and trendy bars. Because it is located right in downtown Newport, Hammetts Hotel provides easy access to the festival while offering an array of dining and entertainment options, though this convenience doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice serenity and scenic coastline views. Rich with way more than maritime history, Hammetts Hotel is the most stylish place full of heart and soul.


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