Yankee Magazine names Ballard’s ‘Best Beach’


NEW SHOREHAM — For years, Ballard’s of Block Island has maintained it’s THE premier beach party destination. Now, Yankee Magazine concurs. The magazine has recognized Ballard’s in its 2019 Best of New England Issue, awarding the resort its Editors’ Choice Award for Best Beach – Rhode Island. “Even if your budget is more ferry boat … Read more

80’s rock icon Sebastian Bach to headline 2019 Block Island Rock Fest


There is NO Cover Charge – This is a FREE Event! NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. — Ballard’s – THE SPOT for SUMMER – and Whalers Brewing Company are proud to announce the return of 2019 Block Island Rock Fest, with the lineup including rock icon Sebastian Bach and opening acts Dirty Deeds and Thrilldriver. “2019 Block Island Rock Fest at … Read more

September in Block Island


As the summer crowds thin out, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy all the best on Block Island in September. Don’t let the quickly passing summer deter you from enjoying all the great things that Block Island has to offer. The weather is still warm, the breezes are still gentle, the sun is still … Read more

A Dedicated Team Provides a Memorable Experience at Ballard’s & Hotel Manisses


Block Island Entertainment is the most innovative hospitality company, priding ourselves on our guest-centric core values while employing the most highly qualified staff who love to come to work each day and spoil our guests. Both Ballard’s and Hotel Manisses, sister properties of Block Island Entertainment, shine as premiere Block Island destinations. The dedicated efforts of … Read more

Organic Banana Mudslide at Ballard’s is Oh So Delicious!


As the summer flies by, capture a bit of the tropics in New England with an Organic Banana Mudslide at Ballard’s. Ah, summer on Block Island…amazing weather, spectacular views, the golden sandy beaches. And of course, the cocktails! There’s no better place on Block Island to capture the essence of summer than Ballard’s. And there’s … Read more

Watch the Olympics at Ballard’s Inside Bar


The world is ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro…watch the action at Ballard’s Inside Bar! An estimated 500,000 tourists are expected to descend upon Rio this month, spending millions of dollars throughout the 16 days of the Games on logo-emblazoned noise-makers, souvenir t-shirts, and lots of cachaça. What? You’re not one … Read more

Beach It In Style

Ballard's VIP Cabana rentals for 12 people feature a VIP Cabana, 4 beach lounge chairs, 4 beach chairs, a table, and 4 regulars chairs.