Departure Location: 5 Bowen's Landing, Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI
Event Cruises aboard the Coastal Queen allow you to see the sites surrounding Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay up close from the water, while enjoying a special featured event, such as a beer tasting, a wine and cheese pairing, live music, or other entertainment. These events will be listed below as they are put on the schedule. Stay tuned as we continue to keep adding new events!
Celebrate Mom on a Mother’s Day Cruise that features a special performance by jazz musician Lois Vaughan. Enjoy the music while viewing the many beautiful sights all around Newport Harbor and the bay. The boat has a cozy and weatherproof main salon and a covered top deck with side curtains for warmth.
Celebrate Dad on a 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 clear, roll-down side curtains for comfort.
NEWPORT DEPARTURE—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.
Come aboard Coastal Queen to see Newport’s fireworks display up close from the Bay. Enjoy a summer beverage from Coastal Queen's grand center bar while watching the show and listening to some wonderful funk and soul music.