Web Extra: Newport Winter Festival

The twenty-seventh annual festival provides family-friendly and adult-centric fun in February.

Newport Winter Festival, an annual series of events that draws droves to the City by the Sea in midwinter, runs from February 13 to February 22. Favorite family-friendly events include a sand castle building contest, an ice sculpture demonstration, beach polo, a story time with the Frozen sisters and more. Adults will enjoy chili and chicken wing cookoffs, a comedy showcase, an ice bar and other great attractions.

Check out some photos from the festival below, and visit newportwinterfestival.com for a full list of events.