Newport Santa Festival

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Newport Daily Express

Santas Drum Newport will be filled with Santas during the Santa Festival coming downtown on Saturday, December 5th . There will be a Santa Parade, a Santa Run with Santa costumes, a Meet with Santa, downtown Hayrides, a Santa's Workshop, Holiday Food Drive and more. Businesses are encouraging their employees to wear Santa hats to complete the festive flair of the Santa Festival.

Festival organizers want to support the holiday season with a fun event to bring everyone into town. The Santa Parade will begin at 11:00 am and go from Gardner Park, down the Causeway, up Main Street and to the Gateway Center, before bringing Santa back to Santa’s Workshop in the former Mill River Building on Main Street to meet children and hear their wishes starting at noon. Every child visiting with Santa will receive a candy cane.