Header Photo: © Ayano Hisa, Bill Frisell, 2012 Newport Jazz
How To Get There
By Car» Get directions to Fort Adams State Park
» Get directions to International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino
» Click here for parking information at Fort Adams State Park
» For parking at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, visit their web site.
Bike to Fort Adams State Park
Bicycles are not allowed inside the festival grounds. There will be bike parking areas at the main gate near the ferry drop off site and by Bike Newport in Middletown where you can park your car and ride in. Visit Bike Newport for more information.
Water Shuttle to Fort Adams State Park
The Newport Harbor Shuttle provides continuous service between Perrotti Park or the Oldport Marine Dock on America's Cup Ave in the Mooring Restaurant parking lot and Fort Adams beginning at 8 AM. Cost is $10.00 round trip and no reservations are required. From Jamestown, take the Jamestown & Newport Ferry — servicing Jamestown, Perrotti Park & Ft. Adams, leaving Jamestown & Newport approximately every 30 min. Visit Discover Newport for Ferry Service & Water Taxi Info.
Traveling from outside of Rhode Island?
WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM hosts day-trip bus travel packages to the Newport Jazz Festival from Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Brooklyn, New York; and Newark, New Jersey and Old Lyme, CT. For more information call 973-624-8880 x 283 or email events@WBGO.org.
Trains & Planes
Visit Discover Newport for information on trains and planes to Newport.