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?!)

Download a printable list of 2017 Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Working Waterfront by Peter Pereira @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 9 – Apr 2 all-day
Working Waterfront by Peter Pereira @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
An award-winning photojournalist, Peter has spent years documenting the New Bedford fishing community. This exhibit provides a look at those who work on the waterfront, both on shore and at sea. Like New Bedford, Peter... Read more »
Mar 6 – Mar 31 all-day
Land, Lifeforms and Light @ Groundwork! | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Jenn Houle’s love of nature stems from her childhood in New Hampshire where she spent summers camping and hiking, and winters skiing. In 2007, she received her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and in... Read more »
Mar 29 – Apr 30 all-day
Fool's Gold Exhibition @ Gallery X | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Fool’s Gold Gallery X’s April exhibition theme is satire, caricature, whimsy, and anything with a touch of humor added to the creative spark. Some works are intrinsically funny to look at; others make people chuckle... Read more »
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Symposium-  Inner Light: The World of William Bradford @ new bedford whaling museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
9:00 am
The New Bedford Whaling Museum will host a symposium, Inner Light: The World of William Bradford, on the life and era of the New Bedford-born, highly acclaimed artist on Saturday, April 8 from 9:00 am... Read more »
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Apr 13 – May 28 all-day
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
From the days of manila and hemp to the synthetic fibers in use on today’s boats, rope has been central to the workings of the commercial fishing industry. While nets and knots can be utilitarian,... Read more »
Annie Sing-Along Movie! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm
Annie Sing-Along Movie! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Warm up your vocal chords and get ready to sing along as little orphan Annie escapes the mean Miss Hannigan and into Daddy Warbucks’ arms in this sing-along version of the 1982 movie starring Albert... Read more »
PIPPIN @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 4 @ 8:00 pm
PIPPIN @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Full of dazzling acrobatics, sizzling choreography and soaring songs, this unforgettable performance of Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling. Straight from Broadway, where it won four 2013 Tony® Awards including Best Musical... Read more »
Keigwin & Company @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 13 @ 8:00 pm
Keigwin & Company @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, KEIGWIN + COMPANY engages audiences with a dynamic repertory program that showcases two of Bernstein’s most iconic works: “On The Waterfront” and “On the Town – Suite.” With... Read more »