Newport Departures

Event Cruises Departing from Newport

Event Cruises aboard the Coastal Queen allow you to see the sights of Newport Harbor from the water, while enjoying added fun! Events Cruises include beer tastings, wine and cheese pairings, live music, and much more! Explore our Event Cruises that depart from Bowen's Wharf in Newport below.

Coastal Queen Spring Lighthouse Cruises from Bowen's Wharf

Take a boat ride and tour that showcases the lighthouses of Goat Island, Rose Island, Castle Hill, and Lime Rock, harbor estates, churches, historic Fort Adams and Jamestown Village, the Newport Pell Bridge, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm and more. Select cruise time at checkout.

May 1, 2021
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June 25, 2021
12:15pm, 2:05pm, 3:55pm
Newport
90 minutes
$35
Coastal Queen Sunset Beer Tasting with Whalers Brewing Co., June 17 & July 1, 2021

TWO DATES! Pick one and join us aboard the Coastal Queen at sunset to taste specialty brews brought to you by Whalers Brewing Company. As you taste the specialty brews, you will see the beautiful sun set over the many historic landmarks that make up lower Narragansett Bay.

June 17, 2021
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July 1, 2021
7:30pm
Newport
90 minutes
$40
Coastal Queen Sunset Cruise with Piped-in Jimmy Buffett Hits, June 24, 2021

It’s five o’clock somewhere on the Coastal Queen in Newport, so come aboard and cruise along the East Passage of Narragansett Bay listening to piped-in Jimmy Buffett hits. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the many beautiful sights like Rose Island Lighthouse, Fort Adams State Park, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm, and so much more.

June 24, 2021
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June 24, 2021
7:30pm
Newport
90 minutes
$35
Coastal Queen Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruises

Experience the views and sights of Newport Harbor while enjoying a complimentary mimosa. Our guides will share their knowledge of the lighthouses surrounding Newport Harbor and you will also view historic church steeples, the Jamestown shoreline, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm and more.

June 26, 2021
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November 30, 2021
9:45 am
Newport
90 minutes
$35
Coastal Queen’s Fireworks Cruise on July 4, 2021

Board the Coastal Queen at Bowen's Wharf for an up close view of the local fireworks. Onboard bar for refreshments.

July 4, 2021
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July 4, 2021
8:45pm
Newport
1.25 hours
$40
Coastal Queen Sunset Cruise & Mel Hawkins on July 8, 2021

Join us aboard the Coastal Queen for a sunset cruise with singer Mel Hawkins. Mel's sound is a balanced blend of folk-rock with a dash of spunk, touch of twang, and a whole lot of soul. Sit back, listen to the music and enjoy the beautiful sights of Newport Harbor and the Jamestown shoreline.

July 8, 2021
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July 8, 2021
7:30pm
Newport
90 minutes
$40
Coastal Queen Sunset Cruise & Pianist Lois Vaughan, July 15, 2021

Come listen to some fine jazz music at sunset! Onboard Coastal Queen is 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 15, 2021
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July 15, 2021
7:30pm
Newport
90 minutes
$40
Coastal Queen Sunset Cruise & Sharks Come Cruisin’ July 22, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021
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July 22, 2021
7:30pm
Newport
90 minutes
$45