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Five Reasons You Should Go to the Newport Daffodil Days Festival

Are you ready to get daffy? Springtime is budding in Newport, which means the 4th Annual Newport Daffodil Days is right around the corner.Daff Days 2 (1)

Celebrate the coming out party for nearly 700,000 delightful daffodils in Newport this April with tons of fun, family-friendly attractions that are free and open to the public.

Are you as excited about the Newport Daffodil Days Festival as we are? Here are five reasons why you can’t miss this awesome, city-wide event.

  1. Celebrate Springtime in the City by the Sea
    The Daffodil Days Festival is slated for April 15 – 23rd, 2017. With hundreds of thousands of daffodils in full bloom as the eye can see, we can’t think of a better way to ring in springtime in Newport.
  2. Take a Bike Tour through Newport to Enjoy the Beautiful Blooms 
    The Tour de Jonquilles bike ride one of the finest events the Daffodil Days Festival has to offer. If you’re looking to get active this spring, grab your bike and take a ride through Newport’s incredible display of daffodils.
  4. Daff Days (1)Unleash Your Inner Artist at Dabble & Doodle Daffy’s
    If your passion for art is budding or in full bloom, Dabble & Doodle Daffy’s is the event for you. Artists of all ages and abilities will be stationed along Newport’s Cliff Walk to capture the beauty of the daffodils at this year’s festival. Materials will even be provided so you can make your own daffy masterpiece!
  5. Most Events are Free at the Newport Daffodil Days Festival
    Great attractions like the Driving Miss Daffodil Car Rally & Classic Car Display, NewportFILM Earth Day Film Screening, and Daffy Doggie Parade are all free and open to the public.  If you’re on a budget, the Newport Daffodil Days Festival is an awesome event that won’t break the bank.
  6. You can Join the Founder’s Club to Support Next Year’s Festival
    Newport was founded 377 years ago in 1639. To celebrate Newport’s rich history, why not become a Daffodillion’s Founder’s Club member?

Your donation of $377 will plant 1,639 daffodils throughout the city. The more Founders Club donations, the more bulbs can be distributed and planted for next year’s festival. You’ll also receive an exclusive invitation to Daffodillion’s Annual Spring Fling Party in April.

Have a wonderful time at the Newport Daffodil Days Festival! For more interesting springtime events in the Newport area, check out our blog.