Harborfront Park Weddings
The King Park Gazebo is located on Wellington Avenue (off lower Thames Street), which overlooks the Newport Harbor. It is an open air pavilion which is reserved for small wedding ceremonies (not receptions), for a $75.00 (RESIDENT) or $100.00 (NON-RESIDENT)reservation fee. No reservations are taken before January 1st of the calendar year of the event.
The application is available by clicking on the link below, which can be printed out and sent with the fee to: Newport Recreation Department, 35 Golden Hill Street, Newport, RI 02840. The form may also be faxed to 401-846-3627.
- City Park Use Form - Electronic Submission
- City Park Use Form - Paper Submission, 3 pages
- Kings Park Gazebo Use Form
The Recreation Department also reserves ball fields for games and practices and parks for a variety of group and family picnics or special events. A list of facilities is on the Recreation facilities page. The Parks Use Form may be printed and mailed or faxed in. You may download the reservation form here. You may also use the City Park Use Form above for electronic submission
It is recommended that you call to check availability prior to filling out the forms - (401) 845-5800.