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New Years Eve 2014 Ivy Lodge Celebration

Posted by Darlene McKenzie


new years eve clock and flutes pix

Ring in the New Year, meet new friends and enjoy light repast in a beautiful setting.December 31, 2013 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at Ivy Lodge

  • Complimentary wine or Champagne

  • Hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats

  • Mingle with the guests and your innkeepers Darlene and Daryl McKenzie

  • Reflect on the past, look forward to the future and enjoy the present in the warmth of the Ivy Lodge with our most diverse and interesting guests.

  • This reception is for guests lodging with the Ivy Lodge

 New years Eve Newport RI

 Looking for an intimate setting to celebrate New years eve? When you book your New Eve's stay at the Ivy Lodge, we provide a complimentary New Year's Eve reception from 4PM to 7PM enjoy light repast in a beautiful setting:


Experience The New Year in one of the detail-filled guestrooms at the Ivy Lodge and shareCheers romantic memories to last a lifetime! The magic and special feelings you expect in a romantic Newport, RI getaway are guaranteed to be found, as well as, from the special attention you receive from the staff at The Ivy Lodge.

* This reception is exclusively catered to the guests staying at Ivy Lodge.

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Newport RI Gift Certificates Make Great Holiday Gift

Posted by Drew McKenzie

Have a friend or family member that has always wanted to visit Newport RI but never gotten the chance?

End all of their excuses with a gift certificate from Ivy Lodge, a historic bed and breakfast located in the mansion district.

For the holidays, we are offering a great sale on gift certificates for your special someone.

Buy Your Gift Certificate by January 1, 2010 and receive additional bonus dollars.
  • An additional 10% of value will be added to gift certificates worth $100 - $250.
  • An additional 15% of value will be added to gift certificates worth $251 - $500.
  • An additional 20% of value will be added to gift certificates worth over $500!
To purchase online click here or for more info visit the Ivy Lodge website.

Feel free to call us at 1-800-834-6865 if you would like to purchase via phone. We can email or mail the gift certificate to you.

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Newport RI Calendar Full of Holiday Activities

Posted by Darlene McKenzie

Today I posted our thoughts on Things To Do in Newport, RI while staying during the holiday season.  After living in Newport for 9 years it still amazes me how many activities, events and attractions are available in our community each year.  View our full list of picks or visit GoNewport.com to search through all the opportunities.

Remember that we can create custom getaway packages for your holiday stay in Newport.

Below are our top picks. Have some favorites of your own?  Leave me a note in the comments.  We hope to see you in Newport soon!

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House decorated for the holidays, through January 4, 2009

Preservation Society of Newport County
Address: Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-847-1000

Holiday Tabletops - Dec 5, 2008

6-9 p.m. The Newport Art Museum hosts Holiday Tabletops and an evening of wine tasting. Presented in association with Bellevue Wine and Spirits and the Newport Showhouse Guild, the evening features wines from around the world and showcases designer-created "Holiday Tabletops" on view throughout the Museum.

The Newport Art Museum
Address: 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-848-8200

Victorian Christmas Feast - Dec 6, 2008

7pm. Step back in time with the Beechwood Theatre Company as they re-create St. Nicholas Day 1891. The three-hour event features a magnificent holiday dinner, breathtaking music, and the festive antics od the servants. Reservations required.

Astors' Beechwood Mansion
Address: 580 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-3772

Bowen's Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting & Open House - Dec 6, 2008

Evening festivities begin with Frosty the Snowman at 4:30pm. Local musicians take stage at 5pm to lead the carol sing-a-longs. A City official lights the tree at 6pm and Santa & Mrs. Claus will "sail" into the basin as long as the weather is good. Otherwise, they'll find a land-based way of getting to Bowen's.

Rain or shine.

Bowen's Wharf Merchants Association
Address: Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-849-2120

Holiday Evening at the Breakers - Dec 6, 2008

6pm-8pm. Holiday Evenings at the Newport Mansions provide a unique opportunity to see these historic houses in a different light.

Address: Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-847-1000

New Year's Eve Gala - Dec 31, 2008

8:30pm-Midnight. Swing in the New Year in the Beechwood ballroom with the Beechwood Theatre Company! Enjoy live music, seated dinner, dancing, and champagne toast. Open bar. Reservations required.

Astors' Beechwood Mansion
Address: 580 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-3772


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