Live Bands, Wine Tastings and More!

Special Events Calendar

Special Events Cruises aboard the Coastal Queen allow you to see the sights of Newport Harbor from the water while enjoying a special cruise offering with special music or a theme. Explore our Special Events Cruises that depart from Newport or Jamestown below.

Golden Oldies Evening Cruise, May 20, 2022

Come Aboard for Golden Oldies Night on Coastal Queen! Songs by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis and more will be piped in on this cruise across the Bay and Newport Harbor. This spacious boat is cozy indoors and the top deck is covered with roll-down curtains for pleasant cruising.

May 20, 2022
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May 20, 2022
6 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$38
Disco Night on the Coastal Queen, May 27, 2022

Let’s Dance by Donna Summer and hits by Abba, Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder and more will be piped in while Coastal Queen takes guests for a leisurely cruise across Narragansett Bay and into Newport Harbor. The boat has a cozy and weatherproof main salon and a covered top deck with side curtains.

May 27, 2022
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May 27, 2022
6 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$38
Evening Cruise with Elvis Double Robert Black, June 3, 2022

Elvis Impersonator Robert Black will entertain you as the sun sets and the boat cruises along the beautiful sites that makeup the Jamestown shoreline and magnificent Newport Harbor. Did we mention he also performs as Johnny Cash?

June 3, 2022
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June 3, 2022
7 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Natural Wines & Cheese Tasting Cruise with Grapes & Gourmet, June 10, 2022

Natural wines will be the focus of this Grapes and Gourmet cruise aboard Coastal Queen. Enjoy the wine and cheese pairings as you cruise around the sights that surround Newport Harbor. Coastal Queen's spacious interior is weatherproof and the covered top deck will have the side curtains up or down for comfort. Join us!

June 10, 2022
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June 10, 2022
7 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Newport to Bermuda Race Start Cruise, June 17, 2022

Join Coastal Queen to watch the start of the Newport Bermuda Race and listen for the committee boat to sound the gun for the start. Guest commentator, author Carol Cronin, will narrate. A catered lunch and Dark ’n’ Stormy cocktail is included in the price of the cruise. Binoculars will be onboard.

June 17, 2022
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June 17, 2022
11:15 am
Jamestown
3 hours
$100
Father’s Day Cocktail Cruise on June 19, 2022

Celebrate Dad on the Father’s Day Cocktail Cruise on the Coastal Queen. Enjoy a bartender's special cocktail (one is included in the price of the cruise) while viewing the many beautiful sights along the way. The boat has a cozy and weatherproof main deck and a covered top deck with side curtains for wind.

June 19, 2022
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June 19, 2022
6:15 pm
Newport
1.25 hours
$35
Evening Cruise with the Band Timeless on June 21, 2022

Join us for a special night of classic 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s hits with the band Timeless, onboard the Coastal Queen. Enjoy pleasant cruising to music as the boat has a weatherproof main deck and a covered top deck with roll-down side curtains for comfort.

June 21, 2022
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June 21, 2022
7 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Sharks Come Cruisin’ Band on the Evening Cruise, June 28, 2022

This band will have you singing and swash-buckling with your shipmates for a sunset cruise with songs of sea shanties and maritime music. Order a beer from the grand central bar and watch magnificent Newport Harbor go by. The boat's interior is spacious and weatherproof and the top deck is covered.

June 28, 2022
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June 28, 2022
7:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Evening Cruise with the Burn Card Band on July 1, 2022

Coastal Queen welcomes back the Burn Card band on this evening cruise. Burn Card offers inspired piano, crisp and melodic guitar and rhythmic hand percussion. Their sound is a brilliant blend of classic rock, folk, blues, jazz and country. The boat has a weatherproof main salon and a covered top deck for comfort.

July 1, 2022
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July 1, 2022
7:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Independence Day Fireworks Cruise on July 3, 2022

Come aboard Coastal Queen in Newport, to see the Jamestown Rocket Hog’s Independence Day fireworks up close from the Bay. Enjoy a summer beverage from Coastal Queen's grand center bar while watching the show. Seating is limited, reserve your seat today!

July 3, 2022
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July 3, 2022
8:45
Newport
1.25 hours
$48
Newport 4th of July Fireworks Cruise on July 4, 2022

Come aboard Coastal Queen to see Newport’s 4th of July fireworks display up close from the Bay. Enjoy a summer beverage from Coastal Queen's grand center bar while watching the show. Seating is limited, reserve your seat today!

July 4, 2022
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July 4, 2022
8:45
Newport
1.25 hours
$48
Evening Cruise with Singer and Guitarist Larry Lewis on July 12, 2022

The versatile repertoire of Larry Lewis will have you singing along as you cruise about Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. “Melody, energy and fun” is how he describes himself and his musical lineup of rock, Motown, folk, jazz, blues, country and more. He also takes requests!

July 12, 2022
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July 12, 2022
7:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Sharks Come Cruisin' Band on the Evening Cruise, July 19, 2022

Join us on Coastal Queen with the band that has you singing and swash-buckling with songs of sea shanties and maritime music. Order a beer from the bar and enjoy the cruise out of Jamestown to Narragansett Bay. The boat is cozy and spacious indoors and the top deck is covered for pleasant cruising.

July 19, 2022
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July 19, 2022
7:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio Evening Cruise on July 26, 2022

Come enjoy jazz music out on the water on this evening cruise. Coastal Queen will host Lois Vaughan, a Newport-based piano and keyboard player, specializing in classic jazz and Latin music from the 1920s to contemporary, ranging from Scott Joplin and George Gershwin, to Miles Davis and Dave Brubeck.

July 26, 2022
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July 26, 2022
7:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$48
The General’s Crossing Brewhouse Beer Tasting Evening Cruise on August 2, 2022

Enjoy a night out on the water and taste some brews by Jamestown's own brewery, The General's Crossing Brewhouse. The boat ride will take you from Jamestown and across the bay to Newport Harbor. Cruise is 90-minutes, departs Jamestown at 6:15pm and tickets are $35 plus optional $10 beer tasting fee*.

August 2, 2022
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August 2, 2022
6:15 pm
Jamestown
90 minutes
$35*