Performing Arts Center
4 Commercial Wharf on America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
A truly unique facility, the Newport Yachting Center is located in one of the most beautiful waterfront sites in America and offers a variety of services for people who enjoy and expect the very best.
The Newport Yachting Center Marina & Special Event venue is located on four acres in the heart of scenic downtown Newport. The “City by the Sea” welcomes over 3 million visitors a year and our site is right on their walking route. At our space, we can make any event happen! Operating seasonally as a marina and event venue, we produce a variety of large scale and more intimate events, including concerts & comedy shows, festivals, boat shows, trade shows, yacht ‘rendezvous,’ art shows, weddings and other private events.
The weather is never an issue under our open-air tents. C Tent “City Side /Concert” Tent, hosts our live music and comedy shows while Sunset Terrace, Harborview, and Dockside Tents transform to accommodate any special event, whether it be a private gathering or a festival celebration.
Just outside our highly visible waterfront location, guests find themselves in close proximity to a variety of attractions all within walking distance, making the Newport Yachting Center a destination for a diverse audience, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, and beyond… They’re all here!