How to Purchase Tickets

Box Office 401-849-0700

Ticket buyers are reminded that the capacity of all concert venues is limited. Therefore, early reservations are advised. Phone orders are accepted using VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, by calling 401-849-0700. Your order will either be sent by US Mail or held at the door of the concert. Reserved tickets must be picked up and paid for not later than 24 hours before the performance. Tickets are non-refundable, though they may be exchanged for those of equal value. If you are unable to use your tickets, they may be donated back to the Festival on or before the performance date. You will receive a tax-deductible receipt for your contribution.
The Festival Box Office is located at 850 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.  Brochures are also available at the Newport Gateway Center, located on 23 America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, phone 849-8098.  Ticket sales are final and non-refundable.  Programs and artists are subject to change. A complete Festival schedule will be available at in May. You may e-mail us at

Online Tickets

Tickets to all Festival concerts may be securely purchased online. Click Here. There is a minimal convenience fee for this service through PatronManager CRM, a worldwide leader in performing arts solutions.

General Parking Information
While the Festival concerts take place during the height of the Newport summer season, there is ample complimentary parking at all concert venues. Rhode Island Public Transportation (RIPTA) offers Trolley service on the Yellow Line (Rte. 67) to the Newport Mansions, Bellevue Avenue shopping, the Cliff Walk, Rough Point and within close proximity to most Festival sites. Check their website at or phone 401-781-9400 for a current itinerary.
Late Arrivals
Prompt curtains are a hallmark of the Festival.  Please check the concert times carefully, as they sometimes vary. Latecomers are asked to wait until seated by ushers only between selections in the program. Those who need to leave before the end of the concert are asked to do so between program pieces in order to not disturb other patrons.

Cameras, recorders, phones, etc.
Camera and recording equipment are prohibited in the concert halls. Cellular phones, electronic pagers and chiming digital watches should be turned off prior to the performances. Do adhere to this request!

To download the 2014 brochure click here.

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