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The 31st Annual Schweppes Great Chowder Cook-Off
On Saturday, June 2, the legendary Schweppes Great Chowder Cook-Off officially kicks off summer in Newport! Be a part of the original, largest, and longest running chowder competition in New England located right in the buzz of historic downtown Newport. With a range of national to regional competitors, festival-goers will taste-test a myriad of traditional and exotic chowders from all kitchens, then vote for the best in three categories: Clam, Seafood and Creative.
$15* / $20 / $25
Special Early Discount Offer = $15 through May 1st
$20 May 2nd through June 1st / $25 Day of Event
All tickets above include children under 12 FREE with an adult.
*$15 ticket includes automatic membership into the Chowdahead Club featuring the Chowder Power Hour!
For more information and/or tickets, please contact the Newport Yachting Center at (401) 846-1600 or visit newportwaterfrontevents.com. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Newport Yachting Center, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Newport Yachting Center Box Office opens full-time, 7 days a week on May 14th. The box office/venue is located at 4 Commercial Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue in downtown Newport.
More About Newport Yachting Center
Located right off America’s Cup Avenue in the heart of historic Newport, the Newport Yachting Center is the hub of Newport entertainment year-round. Covering four acres, the waterfront grounds are host to all ten of the Newport Waterfront Events (NWE) running early June through October. The NWE season also includes activities and entertainment such as the Great Chowder Cook-Off, the new all-ages Halloween attraction-The Haunted Shipyard, concerts of the Sunset Music Series, International Oktoberfest and much more. To find a complete list of events and activities during the NWE season, please visit the website or call 401-846-1600.
Other events here
- The Tenderloins at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Sat, Jul 13, 7:30 pm
- Lily Tomlin at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Fri, Jul 26, 7:30 pm
- Bill Maher at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Sun, Jul 28, 7:30 pm
- Rodney Carrington at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Thu, Aug 1, 7:30 pm
- Dr. Drew and Adam Carolla at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Sun, Aug 25, 7:30 pm
- Nick Offerman with Special Guest Megan Mullaly & Her Band at the Newport Summer Comedy Series Fri, Aug 30, 7:30 pm
- The 43rd Annual Newport International Boat Show Daily, 10:00 am–6:00 pm