Live Local



1.What is Live Local?

The Live Local Music Festival is a celebration of the art and culture that defines Newport and Rhode Island as a whole. Live Local gives others from across the world a first hand view of what it means to be a Newport local through art, music, food, history and more importantly, the people that make Newport such a beautiful, unique, and innovative place.

2.Festival Date and Hours?

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Doors open at 11:00am with music ending around 9:00pm

3. Where is the festival?

Live Local will be held at the field outside of the Great Friends Meeting House off of Broadway. The entrance will be at the corner of Marlborough St and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd.

4. Where do I park?

On street parking will be very limited. There is some parking available on Broadway St, Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd, and Edwards St. The festival is centrally located, an easy (and scenic) stroll from almost anywhere in Newport.

Click the link here for Discover Newport’s guide to parking!

5. What to Bring

- Sunscreen

- Hats

- Sunglasses

- Good waves only

- Reusable water containers

- A fly outfit (Rep the local businesses!)

- Small backpack or bag

- Blanket or beach towel

- Valid drivers license/identification

- Comfortable shoes

6. What Not to Bring

- Weapons of ANY kind

- Fireworks/explosives

- Illegal substances

- Outside food (Unless it's Mission!)

- Large or hard sided coolers

- Personal motorized vehicles

- Alcohol

- Drones

- Bad attitudes

- Illegal vending items

7. Exit & Re -entry?

The exit to the festival will be on the same corner of Marlborough St and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd as the entrance. Re- entry is permitted! Take a walk on the wild side.

8. Smoking Policy? 

There is no smoking of any kind permitted on the festival grounds. Tobacco smokers are welcome to exit and smoke on one of the surrounding streets as long as they make sure their butts are properly disposed of.

9. Children?

Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free. Families welcome.

10. Vendors and Set Times?

Exact set times and full list of vendors will be released in the weeks leading up to the festival as schedules and other elements are finalized.

11. Volunteering?

If you are a sane and compentent individual interested in volunteering contact us at