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
12:00 am
Working on the Waterfront: Words and Images of Shoreside Workers focuses on the important role of shoreside workers. Drawing on oral history interviews conducted over the course of a year, the exhibit gives visitors an... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage 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
2:00 pm
Experience the holiday classic on the big screen! The beloved 1954 film features the lyrics embedded on-screen so you can sing along to such songs as “The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing,” “Snow,” “Sisters”... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Join us for a fun evening as we screen two films – Disney’s 1928 classic Steamboat Willie and Steamboat Bill, Jr. with Buster Keaton! Steamboat Willie was released in 1928 and is considered the debut... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park