Located on the waterfront at the foot of Newport’s Historic Hill, Bowen’s Wharf is known for its picturesque brick walkways, granite quays, and 18th-century commercial wharf buildings. The whole array of buildings housed sailmaker’s shops, sail-drying lofts, and other enterprises essential for a thriving seaport.
Today, Bowen’s Wharf offers waterfront dining, shopping, and a full-service marina. Then, as now, Bowen’s Wharf trades with all corners of the world and remains the anchor of Newport. What better location for a seafood festival? (more…)