NOTE: Newport County residents will be admitted for free to The Breakers and its historic grounds on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9 and 10, the last two days of Holidays at the Newport Mansions and the new outdoor light display, Sparkling Lights at The Breakers. The offer is for residents of Newport, Jamestown, Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Little Compton, as well as military personnel stationed at Naval Station Newport. They are asked to bring proof of residency or military ID.
The Breakers will be open from noon to 8 p.m., with last admission at 7 p.m. The outdoor holiday light display, Sparkling Lights at The Breakers, will be illuminated at 4 p.m.
Holidays at the Newport Mansions will be more spectacular than ever this year, with a new outdoor experience, “Sparkling Lights at The Breakers: An Outdoor Magical Wonderland,” illuminating the mansion and its historic grounds with thousands of lights.
November 21, 2020-January 10, 2021 – The Breakers will be decorated in their traditional, lavish fashion for Holidays at the Newport Mansions. Admission will be by our regular tickets. Click Here for updated information, tickets and hours for the various mansions.
For the first time, the exterior of The Breakers and its landscape will be awash in festive lights, including 28 spruce trees strung with holiday lights along the two driveways; The Breakers façade bathed in colored light; and illumination of the historic paths, shrubbery and trees in varied color schemes as visitors stroll the grounds. The Children’s Cottage will be outlined in lights and visitors will be able to peek through the windows at Santa’s Workshop inside as Holiday music fills.
Interior tours of The Breakers are self-guided using the free Newport Mansions audio tour app. Guests are encouraged to download the audio tour prior to arrival and bring their own earbuds. For those who prefer not to listen to the audio, one-use printed scripts are available. Tours are one-way direction only, and social distancing and masks are required.