EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford. Check back for dates and information about The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Blues Festival, Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, which includes Lunchtime Jazz and Friday concerts overlooking the harbor. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

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Download a printable list of 2017 Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 2017 @ Madeira Field | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Continuing a 103 year tradition, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament will celebrate with 4 days of free entertainment, traditional food and wine and much more. Often referred to as the “largest Portuguese feast In... Read more »
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Odiepalooza 2 Buttonwood Park @ Buttonwood Park  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
OdiePalooza 2 is coming to Buttonwood Park New Bedford with over 100 vendors, over 5 hours of Live music at MusicFest , Food trucks and so much more!!!! Benefits Odies Place Animal Rescue
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Whaling Museum - Summer on the Hill Street Fair @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Summer on the Hill The Whaling Museum is partnering with the New Bedford National Historical Park this summer to celebrate the opening of the newly restored Mariners’ Home and Seaman’s Bethel, and the overall transformation... Read more »
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN | Fairhaven | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF “SISTER CITY” RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAIRHAVEN/NEW BEDFORD AND TOSASHIMIZU JAPAN, THE HOME TOWN OF THE FIRST JAPANESE PERSON (MANJIRO) TO LIVE IN THE USA.