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The Vanderbilt Newport New Year’s Eve 2024: Parties, Events

A New Year to Remember

A Downtown Celebration

The Vanderbilt is the modern and stylish destination of Newport. Each holiday is filled with grandeur and festive delight, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Enjoy their Champagne Tower while listening to live music from their local quartet before toasting the New Year looking out on the fireworks of Newport.

New Year’s Itinerary

Ring in 2024 amongst the glamour of The Vanderbilt

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The Vanderbilt, Image Credit: The Vanderbilt

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  • 4 – 5 PM | Mansion Oyster Hour– Start your evening off the Rhode Island way with $2 oysters offered in The Dining Room. Indulge in fresh Rhode Island oysters, shucked before your eyes at their live shucking station. Gather with friends and family to enjoy local oysters, light bites, or an elevated, coastally-inspired dinner in their handsome, wood-paneled dining room. Top it off with a glass of bubbly for a perfect end to the work day.
  • 5 – 5:30 PM | Tower of Bubbles – Gather in the Library to watch their expert beverage team craft a tower of vintage glass coupes and pop champagne to signal the start of New Year’s Eve weekend festivities at their Downtown Mansion.
    • Complimentary for all
  • 5:30 – 6:30 PM | Records & Reserves – Meet with their expert beverage team for an intimate wine tasting with a musical bent. Learn the history and tasting notes of one featured wine that will be paired with a vinyl record played on their vintage HMV gramophone in their light-filled Conservatory. For guests wanting to dive more in depth, they can book this as a private tasting experience with Concierge.
    • $75 per guest | Book on Tock


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  • 1 – 4 PM | Art of Tasseomancy – Join them in their plush Parlour for an afternoon Divination Tea, combining Tasseography, also known as Tea Leaf Reading, and Oracle Reading. Similarly to Tarot, learn more about yourself, your relationships and your year ahead as Marcia of The Crescent Moon Tarot interprets the symbols from the remaining tea leaves in your tea cup.
    • For up to two guests | $145 per person for a 50-minute reading | Book with Concierge
  • 3 – 4 PM | Punch Bowl Happy Hour – Head to the vibrant Library to watch their expert beverage team create a decadent punch in their cut crystal bowl. Learn about the recipe and technique behind making the perfect punch, and grab a cup to enjoy as you explore their downtown Mansion and revel in the energy of The Vanderbilt’s New Year’s Eve weekend festivities.
    • $8 per glass of punch

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    8 PM – 12 AM | New Year’s Eve Fete – Imbibe with endless champagne, handcrafted cocktails and indulgent dishes from their expert culinary team led by Executive Chef Tim Caspare as you listen to live music from Golden Estate House Band at this New Year’s Eve Fete. Enjoy passed bites, sumptuous stationed food and open bar before you head to their plush Parlour to receive an intimate tarot reading of your year ahead. Join them in their handsome Library for other festive surprises and delights. Dress in your finest attire and usher in 2024 amongst the Gilded Age glamour of the East Coast’s most iconic mansion.

$275 per guest | Book on The Vanderbilt Tock page


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    7:30 – 10:30 AM | New Year’s Day Breakfast – Celebrate the start of the New Year and begin 2024 with a sumptuous breakfast spread in their light-filled Conservatory.

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