November 20, 2021 - January 9, 2022
The Breakers, Marble House & The Elms OPEN and decorated for the holidays
Holidays at the Newport Mansions will be more spectacular than ever this year!
The Breakers, Marble House and The Elms will be lavishly decorated throughout with beautifully ornamented Christmas trees, wreaths, fresh flowers and poinsettias, and many other festive touches. The 15-foot-tall “poinsettia tree” – always a visitor favorite – will again grace the Great Hall of The Breakers.
Reservations not required.
• Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
• On Saturday, December 18, The Elms and Marble House will stay open for evening hours. See the houses aglow and sparkling with holiday cheer! Last admission at 7 p.m., houses and grounds close at 8 p.m.
• On December 24, last tour admission is 3 p.m.
See Operating Schedule for information about opening hours.
Sparkling Lights at The Breakers: An Outdoor Magical Wonderland returns!
November 20, 2021 – January 9, 2022
Thursdays through Sundays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Special ticket is required* and interior house tour is included. Tickets will go on sale October 1.
Join us as we add a new sparkle to your holiday tradition of visiting the Newport Mansions!
This is the second year for Sparkling Lights at The Breakers and it will be greatly expanded to cover approximately half of the 13-acre property. The Breakers façade will be bathed in color and its landscape will be aglow with tens of thousands of festive colored lights illuminating the paths and trees. The gardens will be decorated in different themes as holiday music fills the air. Keep an eye out for some fantastical sights along the way!
Refreshments available for purchase. Reservations not required.
Sparkling Lights at The Breakers will be closed Thanksgiving Day; Saturday, December 18; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
*Preservation Society members can purchase Sparkling Lights tickets at a discounted price.
Weather policy: The mansions are open rain or shine, and the outdoor lights will be canceled only in cases of extreme inclement weather. Any closure notices will be posted to the Preservation Society’s homepage and on social media.
Download our audio tour app before you arrive & bring your earbuds!
Interior tours of The Breakers, Marble House and The Elms are self-guided using the free Newport Mansions audio tour app. Guests are encouraged to download the audio tour prior to arrival and bring their own earbuds. For those who prefer not to listen to the audio, one-use printed scripts are available. Tours are one-way direction only, and social distancing and face coverings are required.