Nothing says “spring” quite like hundreds of thousands of hibernating daffodils suddenly bursting forth with their bright, cheery blossoms. Come celebrate the return to warmth and beauty at Daffodil Days!
Newport Daffodil Days is 9 days of fun and free family activities in Newport, Rhode Island. An array of different events will have you “going daffy” with delight all week long.
While the full schedule of events for Newport Daffodil Days is has yet to be posted, a few highlights have been announced.
It all begins on Saturday, April 15th with the 28th annual Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch at 10am on the Rosecliff lawn. This is followed at 2pm by the Newport Daffodil Days’ Opening Ceremonies downtown at both Bannister’s Wharf and Bowen’s Wharf.
Other Newport Daffodil Days highlights include:
Dabble & Doodle the Daffys – Express your artistic side with a colorful drawing of the thousands of daffodils along Cliff Walk. Easels, paper, and crayons provided.
Tour de Jonquilles Bike Ride – Decorate your bike in daffy style and join others at Touro Park for an easy 3-mile ride to view daffodils throughout Newport. Fun and exhilarating.
Driving Miss Daffodil Car Rally & Classic Car Display – Come see all the classic cars decorated with daffodils parade through Newport. You can even enter your own car!
Daffodil Delights Private Garden Tours and Parties – Discover Newport’s hidden gardens and historic homes. Tour through some of Rhode Island’s most spectacular horticultural hotspots and the houses they adorn. Nibbles and sips provided to rejuvenate.
The 9 days of the Newport Daffodil Days Festival are jam-packed with special events, entertainments, sales, parades, and more. Come see “the Daffiest City in America” all dressed up in natural gold and green for the Daffodil Days Festival and help celebrate spring’s stunning bounty.
Newport Daffodil Days Festival
April 15th through April 23rd, 2017 – Newport, RI
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