What's Open and Closed on Christmas Day

A look at what businesses and government office are open and closed on Christmas Day.

Here’s a complete list of important places in Newport and Middletown and their Christmas day schedules: 

U.S. Post Office — All offices are closed all day.

Newport and Middletown Public Schools — Closed.

Newport City Hall and Middletown Town Hall— Closed all day.

Newport and Middletown Libraries — Closed all day. 

Middletown Senior Center — Closed all day.

Edward King House — Closed all day. 

Grocery Stores

  • Shaw’s is closed.
  • Stop & Shop is closed.
  • Sweet Berry Farm is closed.
  • A Market Natural Foods closed.

Restaurants and Retail Stores

  • Restaurants and stores will be open at their own discretion. Please call ahead.


  • Bank Newport (all branches) is closed.
  • People’s Credit Union (all branches) is closed.
  • Citizens Bank (all branches) is closed.
  • Newport Federal (all branches) is closed.


  • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate under its Sunday/Holiday schedule today. To view schedules, click here

State Offices

  • All state offices are closed today.

Federal Offices, Stock Market

  • Federal offices and the stock market are closed. 

Athletic Facilities

  • Newport YMCA is closed.
  • Newport Athletic Club is closed.
  • Bridge to Fitness is closed.
  • Pulse Newport is closed.
  • Innerlight Yoga is closed.


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