Headed to the Newport Folk Festival, Jazz Festival, Oyster Festival or other popular event? This is the easy way to get there, especially for folks coming from the Narragansett and North Kingstown areas! Jamestown Newport Ferry can get you there quickly, without the hassle of traffic and limited parking. Plus, you will get a scenic view of the historic sites and world-class yachts in Narragansett Bay!
Please note that during some of these special events, the Jamestown Newport Ferry will have an altered Hop-On Hop-Off schedule shown on the Schedule page.
May 20–21, 2023
The Jamestown Newport Ferry offers transportation between Jamestown and Perrotti Park in Newport. Admission to the festival is free.
July 28–30, 2023
During the Newport Folk Festival, the Jamestown Newport Ferry will offer round-trip transportation to Fort Adams from Jamestown.
August 4–6, 2023
During the Newport Jazz Festival, the Jamestown Newport Ferry will offer round-trip transportation to Fort Adams from Jamestown.
Take this scenic express from Ann Street or Perrotti Park to Castle Hill Inn. It's a great spot for lunch, dinner or cocktails, especially on the front lawn during the summer, without having to drive there!
September 14–17, 2023
Take the Express ferry service to this prestigious boat show which will run from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown to Perrotti Park in Newport.
September 23–25, 2023
Take the ferry from Jamestown to The Fort Adams Oktoberfest for authentic German beer, wine, food, and live music. This boat will be on the regular ferry schedule.
October 14–15, 2023
Let the ferry take you from Jamestown to the Annual Seafood Festival at Bowen's Wharf in Newport—express transportation between Jamestown and Perrotti Park in Newport.