EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! Check back for dates and information about Viva Portugal, The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, Seaport Chowder Festival, WHALE International Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, Friday evening concerts overlooking the working waterfront. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

You can download a printable sample of New Bedford’s 2018 Fall Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Two books that witnessed almost mythical moments in American history will reunite in New Bedford. The exhibit will remain open daily 1:00-4:00 PM through October at the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park MakerSpace, 33... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Open every Monday at Brooklawn Park from 2-6pm from June-October! The market offers a variety of products: Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Meats, Eggs, Cheese, Seafood, Honey, Pastries, Pies, Prepared Foods, Jams, Soaps & Lotions, , Live... Read more »
Brooklawn Park
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Open every Thursday at Custom House Square from 2-6pm from June-October! The market offers a variety of products: Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Meats, Eggs, Cheese, Seafood, Honey, Pastries, Pies, Prepared Foods, Jams, Soaps & Lotions, ,... Read more »
Custom House Square
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
RSVP by September 20th to 508-997-1776 or info@waterfrontleague.org Following in the footsteps of WHALE’s popular Wine Festival, the 2018 edition features an open bar of selected fine wine, craft beer, and cocktails in the newly... Read more »
Co-Creative Center
6:00 pm
Explore the Indian Mariners’ Project with Dr. Jason Mancini , Executive Director of Connecticut Humanities, co-founder of Akomawt Educational Initiative, and former Executive Director of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Dr. Mancini established... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
5:00 pm
Jean Schnell Framing the Light The Space & Spirit of Quaker Meetinghouses My Framing the Light photographic series came out of a composition class assignment but has become so much more than that. A true... Read more »
S&G Project Gallery
6:00 pm
MANHATTAN SHORT: One world, one week, one festival! The #ManhattanShort Film Festival is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Open every Saturday at Clasky Common Park from 10-2pm from June-October! The market offers a large variety of local farm fresh fruit & vegetables! Credit, Debit, SNAP, & HIP benefits accepted!
Clasky Common Park
4:00 pm
Join us for the 1st annual tails & TAPS Brew Fest at the Buttonwood Park Zoo! Your evening will feature: Unlimited beer and cider tastings from over 25 breweries Souvenir sampling glass Live music Food... Read more »
Buttonwood Park Zoo
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm
7:30 pm
The Vandal By Hamish Linklater Directed by Edward Maguire Night, cold, a bus stop in Kingston, New York. A woman waits. A boy walks up. ‘Mr. Linklater writes tart, often friskily funny dialogue. All three... Read more »
Your Theatre, Inc.
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
8:00 am
Experience the beauty and spirit of the Buzzards Bay region in autumn at the 12th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, September 30. Choose from three celebrated 100, 75, and 35-mile cycling routes that... Read more »
Buzzards Bay
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Open every Monday at Brooklawn Park from 2-6pm from June-October! The market offers a variety of products: Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Meats, Eggs, Cheese, Seafood, Honey, Pastries, Pies, Prepared Foods, Jams, Soaps & Lotions, , Live... Read more »
Brooklawn Park
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Open every Thursday at Custom House Square from 2-6pm from June-October! The market offers a variety of products: Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Meats, Eggs, Cheese, Seafood, Honey, Pastries, Pies, Prepared Foods, Jams, Soaps & Lotions, ,... Read more »
Custom House Square
6:00 pm
Nick Pyenson’s research has given us the answers to some of our biggest questions about whales – among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. Author of “Spying... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
7:30 pm
Canada’s James Keelaghan and England’s Jez Lowe combine their considerable talents to bring their masterful songs to the Music in the Gallery concert series. James Keelaghan is the poet laureate of the folk and roots... Read more »
Wamsutta Club
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Open every Saturday at Clasky Common Park from 10-2pm from June-October! The market offers a large variety of local farm fresh fruit & vegetables! Credit, Debit, SNAP, & HIP benefits accepted!
Clasky Common Park