This weekend Bowen's Wharf hosts their 27th annual seafood festival.

It'll be a tasty time in Newport for seafood lovers with this FREE two day event on Bowen's Wharf kicking off on Saturday October 14th.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at a vendors including Matunuck Oyster Bar, Wharf Pub, Diego’s, Binge BBQ, Speakeasy Bar & Grille, Salt Pond Oysters, RI Shellfishermen’s Association, Newport Lobster Shack, Seafood Hut from Massachusetts, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille, Behan Family Farm & Blackstone Catering, Salt Water Restaurant, and Gurney’s of Newport.

And if after all that seafood you need something for your sweet tooth, Simply Cannolli, Kettle Korn Express, and Sweet B’s Donuts will be there with dessert options too!

There will also be cooking demonstrations and fish serving tips.

Plus the tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry will be at the event too. This 200-foot tall ship is Rhode Island's official sailing education ship so festival goers can climb on board and learn more about sailing.

The festival is rain or shine and takes place from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday October 14th and again 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday October 15th.

Get more info on the Bowen's Wharf website.