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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Calendar of Events
Art Installation Opening and Maritime Music on AHA! Night @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Jun 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Installation Opening and Maritime Music on AHA! Night @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park will host live music and an artist opening for AHA! New Bedford on June 8th. Artist William Chambers will open his installation Listen to the Whales in our visitor... Read more »
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibition Opening- Out There: Peter Pereira, Photojournalist @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
See the world through the camera lens of Peter Pereira, internationally acclaimed photojournalist at The Standard-Times since 2000. The exhibition Out There: Peter Pereira Photojournalist opens on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6 pm at... Read more »
New Bedford JazzFest @ Pier 3 New Bedford
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 7:30 pm
New Bedford JazzFest @ Pier 3 New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
LINE UP INCLUDES: Southcoast Jazz Orchestra (17 piece big band) The Dino Govoni Quartet featuring vocalist Cassandre McKinley Gerry Gibbs Trio (#1 album 3 weeks Jazz Charts) Matthew Hartnett & The Gumbo All-Stars (New Orleans... Read more »
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Junkstaposition - Closing Reception @ S&G Project Gallery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
Junkstaposition Upcycling Found Objects to Art May 3 – June 10 2017 Join us for the free closing reception for this amazing show! Holly Carruthers is a multi-media assemblage artist seeking to make sense of... Read more »
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 »