2022 Garden Competition Kicks Off!

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We are now accepting applications for the Newport in Bloom 2022 Garden Competition. All entries must be submitted by July 24, 2022.  Gardens create such a warm & inviting feeling.  Join us in inspiring other Newport citizens to grow colorful gardens all over Newport. Newport in Bloom will present first, second, third & honorable mention awards in 3 categories for 3 residential districts and for 3 city-wide business categories.


  • RESIDENTIAL – Newport is divided into three districts. Finalists will be  chosen from each district for containers, small in-ground gardens and large in-ground gardens.
  • LARGE BUSINESS – One city-wide competition for larger businesses.
  • SMALL BUSINESS – One city-wide competition that includes small businesses and B&B’s with more than four rooms.
  • B&B’s – One city-wide competition for B&B’s with four or less rooms.


  • All plantings will be judged on color, horticultural care, streetscape, design and creativity.
  • All plantings must be visible from the street.
  • All entries must be postmarked by July 24, 2022.  


Winners will be honored at a ceremony on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.


You can submit your application multiple ways:

Newport in Bloom, Box 773,  Newport, RI 02840.

Newport Flower Show (June 17-19)

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Date:Jun 17-19, 2022
Time:10 am – 5 pm
548 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840

Join Newport in Bloom at the Preservation Society of Newport County’s Annual Flower Show.

Roam Around Rough Point (June 25)

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Join Newport in Bloom at the June Roam Around Rough Point where the house and grounds of are open during a special after-hours event! Tickets are free for Newport County Residents.

Date:June 25, 2022
Time:5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue:Rough Point
680 Belleview Ave
Newport, RI 02840