Newport will be awash with over 1,200,000 daffodils bloomin’ around town this April. Learn more about special events and deals below!
April 2022 Events
- 2Annual Daffy Dog Paw-rade1:30 pm - 3:00 pmAnnual Daffy Dog Paw-rade Saturday, April 2, 2022 Black Dog, Bannister’s Wharf 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Dress your dog in daffy attire (then have Fido dress you!) and to Bannisters Wharf at 1:30pm. The paw-rade then steps off at 2pm, marching to historic Queen Anne Square where the , ...
- 9Tour des Jonquilles Bike Ride9:30 am - 11:00 amTour des Jonquilles Bike Ride Saturday, April 9, 2022 Touro Park 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Decorate your bike, don your daffiest gear, and join other daffy riders for an easy 3-mile ride to view beds of over 1 million daffodils throughout Newport, ending at Ballard Park where over 20,000 , ...
- 10The Easter Bunny Goes Daffy!1:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe Easter Bunny Goes Daffy! Sunday, April 10, 2022 The Shops at Long Wharf 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Have your springtime picture taken with the Bunny. Enjoy a complimentary Easter Egg surprise! Crafts, games, “eggcitement” galore for children of all ages. Hop on down to Long Wharf and Go Daffy , ...
- 14Daffodil Days Sip and Shop11:00 am - 4:00 pmDaffodil Days Sip and Shop Thursday, April 14, 2022 J McLaughlin, 180 Bellevue Ave 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a stroll along historic Bellevue Avenue and drop into JMcLaughlin, a destination stop for defining men’s and women’s style. Enjoy Daffodil cookies, wine, Pellegrino, and oth , ...
- 16Newport Rhode Races7:30 am - 1:30 pmNewport Rhode Races Saturday, April 16, 2022 Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join us in the City-by-the-Sea for this stunning marathon, half marathon or 5K (We call it a Dash through the Daffodils). The Marathon starts at 7:30 a.m. at Easton’s Beach in Newport; , ...
- 19Big Fish Movie7:30 pm - 10:00 pmBig Fish Movie Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Jane Pickens Theater 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. To celebrate Spring renewal, uplifting cinema, and the beautiful daffodils that populate our island this April – the JPT and Newport in Bloom present Tim Burton’s award winning Big Fish. A % of every ti , ...
- 24Driving Miss Daffodil8:00 am - 11:00 amDriving Miss Daffodil Sunday, April 24, 2022 Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The Audrain Automobile Museum partners with Newport Daffodil Days to host the 8th Annual Audrain Automobile Museum’s “Driving Miss Daffodil”. This is an opportunity to celebrate the 1 , ...
- 26Go Daffy at Green Animals Topiary Garden1:00 pm - 2:00 pmGo Daffy at Green Animals Topiary Garden Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Green Animals, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Overlooking Narragansett Bay, this grand estate and gardens feature daffodils galore, plus a collection of topiaries including teddy bears, a camel, , ...
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An annual tradition
“Daffodil Days” began in 2012, inspired by requests of local merchants to celebrate the profusion of bright new daffodils that were starting to explode each April. “Rhode” races, a storefront window decorating contest, bike rally, doggie parade, garden tours, music concerts, and a “Driving Miss Daffodil” classic car parade became part of the many springtime festivities.
Newport’s Daffodil Days is an all-volunteer event, now part of Newport in Bloom, a non-profit organization that for 40 years has encouraged residents and businesses to beautify their gardens and public spaces with flowers.
If you choose to view the largest of the daffodil fields in Newport, please take pictures, not the flowers, so that all can enjoy.