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How To Get Involved

Hotels, restaurants, retailers, business and entertainers are encouraged to get involved in the 2nd Annual Newport Holiday Stroll on December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2017!

To participate you agree to offer the following:

  • Store hours 10am – 8pm on Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 6pm on Sunday, December 3rd.
  • Decorate your store with white lights
  • Complimentary gift wrapping (or tell people where they can get it done)
  • In store specials (this can be anything you choose including, but not limited to gift with purchase, sales, discounts, refreshments, etc)
  • Use #NewportStroll in all social media posts

Participation and Sponsorship Levels

To get involved now, sign up today HERE!

 

FREE: Participant
  • All retail stores will be listed on our website directory.

$100: Participant

  • Your businesses holiday promotions listed on website.
  • You will also be included in Newport Holiday Stroll with reciprocal specials (discounted ice skating, discounted restaurants)
$200: Participant
  • All of the above plus reposting your ads and social media posts Newport Holiday Stroll’s Social Media (be sure to tag #NewportStroll).
$400: Participant
  • All of the above plus a full month (30 days) of advertising on WhatsUpNewp.
  • Your ads will also run on www.newportholidaystroll.com.

$600: Sponsor – (**Limited Opportunities Available)

  • All of the above, plus a special holiday E-blast Ad to nearly 11,000 subscribers.
  • Have your business listed as an event sponsor on one direct mailing that will be sent to at least 15,500 residents and 1,600 businesses in the Newport County area, expected to be dropped in mailboxes during the 1st week of November and last week of November.
$800: Sponsor – (**Limited Opportunities Available)
  • All of the above plus two full months (60days) of advertising on WhatsUpNewp, including two special holiday E-blast Ads to nearly 11,000 subscribers.
  • Sign on before October 15th, 2017 and have your business listed as an event sponsor on two direct mailings that will be sent to at least 15,500 residents and 1,600 businesses in the Newport County area, expected to be dropped in mailboxes during the 1st week of November and last week of November.

To get involved now, sign up today HERE!

If you are an individual and want to support our efforts, please DONATE or e-mail ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

Please contact us at ryan@whatsupnewp.com or call Ryan Belmore at 401-662-1653 now if you’d like to get involved.

Other Ways To Get Involved

Think HOLIDAY and share what you’re doing during these two weekends and share your creative ideas with us, we’re looking to make it FEEL like a winter wonderland.

Some ideas on how you can get involved – host, sponsor or organize…

  • Carolers
  • Holiday Lights
  • Sip & Shops
  • Gift Wrapping
  • Host Santa or Elves
  • Host Face Painting
  • Christmas Music
  • Sip & Shops
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Arts & Crafts For Kids
  • Paint Nights
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Ornament Making
  • Craft & Vendor Fair
  • Trunk Shows
  • Christmas Cookie Decorating
  • Soup, chowder, chili, cookie, holiday cocktails – competitions and contests
  • Create holiday greeting cards
  • Holiday photos
  • and any idea you can dream of….