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