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 and 2019 Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
A NEW ENGLAND NUTCRACKER A REGIONAL TWIST ON A HOLIDAY CLASSIC New Bedford Ballet will perform its annual production of A New England Nutcracker December 1 through 9 at the NBB Community Theatre, located at 2343 Purchase... Read more »
New Bedford Ballet
7:30 pm
Legendary Irish accordion champion John Whelan teams up with the American Roots band Low Lily and Scottish style fiddler Katie McNally for a spectacular holiday mini-fest, The Turning of the Year: A Holiday Celebration, part... Read more »
Wamsutta Club
8:00 pm
Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour this fall! Crosby is joined by the Lighthouse band to journey... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Rock ‘n’ roll juggernauts who have extended and expanded the Southern rock tradition! Special Guest! JAIMOES’S JASSSZ BAND Double your concert experience! The Grammy-winning Allman Brothers Band drummer, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
AHA! (Art-History-Architecture) Night is New Bedford’s Free Arts and Culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of every month. Each month has a different theme; two weeks before each AHA! Night, a detailed listed... Read more »
Downtown New Bedford
3:30 pm
Family Holiday Pops Concerts A FAMILY HOLIDAY TREAT: Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! The Family Holiday Pops... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Family Holiday Pops Concerts A FAMILY HOLIDAY TREAT: Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! The Family Holiday Pops... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
One of the true highlights of the holiday performance calendar, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn returns once again! Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has entertained and enlightened radio audiences since 1986. For the last 15 years,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Fima Plays Beethoven LILI BOULANGER: D’un Soir Triste LILI BOULANGER: D’un Matin de Printemps BÉLA BARTÓK: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2 Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Guest Artist: Yefim Bronfman, Piano... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Roses and Thorns RICHARD STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier Suite ANDREA TARRODI: Highlands – Cello Concerto PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Guest Artist: Christine J. Lee, Cello Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi creates a... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Movie Night: The Sequel MOVIE NIGHT: Beautiful and unforgettable movie music…and your favorite Maestro! Conductor: Yaniv Dinur In response to audience demand, the NBSO continues to explore the beautiful and unforgettable music of film. This... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
2019 INTERNATIONAL PORTUGUESE MUSIC AWARDS IPMA is an annual music awards show that recognizes outstanding achievement in the music industry by artists of Portuguese ancestry. PERFORMER LINEUP From Angola, M’Vula, an African rock band celebrating... Read more »
Zeiterion Theatre
7:30 pm
Epic Journeys ZOSHA DI CASTRI: Lineage SAMUEL BARBER: Piano Concerto SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Guest Artist: Joyce Yang, Piano The NBSO closes the season in an epic as well as personal concert.... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center