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
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
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
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
This year’s “ChowderFest” will take place on Sunday, October 7th. Tents will be located on Pier 3, New Bedford’s historical waterfront. This event’s main attraction are the 25 restaurants and caterers that will be serving... Read more »
Pier 3
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
6th Annual Harvest Fun Day Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street. Enjoy some fall family fun at Harvest Fun Day on the lawn of the Visitors... Read more »
Fairhaven Visitors Center
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
3:00 pm
Mark your calendars! We invite all of those, far and wide, with an appreciation for craft brews, local entertainment and a desire to make a difference in our community to attend. This event is 21+... Read more »
Pier 3
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for AHA! Night when art, history and architecture come alive in New Bedford! On November 8 we invite you to celebrate people, places & things that are Made in NB. This is also... Read more »
Downtown New Bedford