2021

Newport Public Education Foundation Fall Friend-Raiser (September 24)

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Date:September 24, 2021
Time:5:00 p.m.
Venue:Sail Newport
72 Fort Adams Drive
Newport, RI
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/192435539574396

Newport in Bloom is pleased to support the Newport Public Education Foundation by providing floral arrangements for their Fall Friend-Raiser event on September 24th.  For more information, please visit www.npef-ri.org/

2021 Daffodil Giveaway (October 16)

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Date:October 16, 2021
Time:9:00 a.m.
Venue:First Beach (Easton’s Beach)
175 Memorial Blvd
Newport, RI 02840

Newport in Bloom supports the Fall Daffodil Giveaway sponsored by Daffodilian.  To date, over 1,200,000 bulbs have been donated to the City and residents. Thanks to the donations of generous sponsors, this program will take place in 2021! This year’s giveaway will be held on October 16th at First Beach.  More information will be provided as we get closer to this event.

Citizens Pell Bridge Run (October 17)

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Date:October 17, 2021
Time:7:15 am – 9:00 am
Venue:Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge
44 Long Wharf Mall
Newport, RI 02840
Website:https://pellbridgerun.com/

Newport in Bloom is honored to have been chosen as a Community Partner for the 10th annual Citizens Pell Bridge Run. The walk/run will take place on October 17, 2021 and 100% of net proceeds from this event will go to support local nonprofit organizations, including Newport in Bloom!

Whether or not you run, you can support our work using the Newport In Bloom/Citizens Pell Bridge Run GoFundMe page by either starting your own page or by donating to us directly.

2021 Awards Photo Gallery

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Newport in Bloom 2021 Garden Competition. Thank you to all for your support and participation in this, our 39th year! See you all next year!

2021 Garden Competition Winners

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For the 39th year, Newport in Bloom honored those who plant and nurture flower gardens and flower containers at its 2021 Garden Competition Awards ceremony last night at the Newport Tennis Hall of Fame. 

A record 105 (!) entries from three designated City areas were received by Newport Bloom. In addition to the area awards, five other categories were honored: Large gardens, Family Development, Senior Development, Community and Small Business.

“We were amazed and delighted to receive so many entries this year,” said Newport in Bloom Chair Kiki McMahan. It’s indicative of not only everyone’s love of gardening but also a desire to beautify yards, neighborhoods and public spaces for the benefit of all.”

To see the winners and other entries, see our 2021 Garden Competition page.

Thank you for supporting our 2021 Plant Sale!

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Thanks to everyone who joined us on May 16 for our 2021 Plant Sale.  The sale was a great success and we hope everyone enjoys the locally grown herbs, annuals, perennials, succulents and hanging baskets purchased at the sale.