Jamestown Newport Ferry Tours and Cruises Newport Festivals Express

The Best Way to Newport's Events

Express Service

Headed to the Newport Folk Festival, Jazz Festival, Oyster Festival or another popular event? The 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 beautiful yachts and historic sites 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.

Newport Oktoberfest Express

September 18, 2022

Take the ferry from Jamestown to The Fort Adams Trust and Ragged Island Brewing Co. Newport Oktoberfest. Bavaria meets The Ocean State inside the walls of historic Fort Adams. Enjoy authentic German beer, wine, food, and live music. This boat will be on the regular ferry schedule. See FAQs for parking options in Jamestown.

Newport International Boat Show Express Ferry

September 15–18, 2022

The Newport International Boat Show is one of the largest and most prestigious boat shows in the country. Express ferry service will run from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown to Perrotti Park in Newport. See the FAQs page for parking information.

Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival Express Ferry

October 15–16, 2022

Let Jamestown Newport Ferry take you from Jamestown to the Annual Seafood Festival at Bowen's Wharf in Newport. Round-trip ferry tickets are $27.