Things To Do in December

Discover the best things to do in Rhode Island this month, including family-friendly activities, festivals, performances, food events and shows. Here are our top picks:

  • All aboard! We rode the Blackstone Valley Polar Express and, yes, it’s just as magical as you’d think. Read more here.
  • Get your shopping done (and indulge in a little complimentary wine), plus other events in your December Bucket List.
Dec
14
Sat
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

The Stone Ridge Candlelight Tour @ Stone Ridge Neighborhood
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Stone Ridge Candlelight Tour @ Stone Ridge Neighborhood | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

The Stone Ridge Neighborhood Association (located in East Greenwich) will be holding its annual Luminaria on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 5-9 pm with a rain date of Sunday, December 15. This is a long-standing neighborhood tradition spanning over 30 years. Our neighborhood provides an outdoor display for the holidays which includes our traditional holiday decorations and thousands of paper bag lanterns decorating curbs, driveways and walkways. Last year the neighborhood was lined with over 3,800 lit lanterns. People from all over Rhode Island come to slowly drive through and enjoy the displays.
Directions – Follow Middle Road west of Route 2 to second right (Stone Ridge Drive)

Dec
15
Sun
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Dec
27
Fri
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Dec
28
Sat
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Dec
29
Sun
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Dec
30
Mon
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Dec
31
Tue
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Jan
11
Sat
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Jan
12
Sun
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.