EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! 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?!)

Need some inspiration? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in New Bedford!

Calendar of Events
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Across the nation and around the world, The Philadelphia Dance Company, or PHILADANCO, is known for its innovative and creative approach while preserving the predominantly African-American traditions in dance. PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
10:00 am
Free special event to celebrate, support and serve commercial fishermen. Programs and activities for adults and children on healthy living, enrolling in health coverage plans, pediatric nutrition, vaccinations, massage and Reiki, raffles, games, dancing, photo... Read more »
Kilburn Mill
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
A truly “electrifying” performance! With “singing” Tesla coils, an automated robot, and more, ArcAttack invites you to explore electricity, voltage and current, magnetism, and robotics in a show that combines music with science for an... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
House Tour Sunday, February 9, 2pm Enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the Rotch-Jones-Duff mansion. Tours are conducted by various RJD Docents and staff. Free with the price of admission.
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Drum Tao 2020 is the latest production from the internationally acclaimed percussion artists! Their modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide. They combine highly physical, large-scale drumming with... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm
9:00 am
A basic introduction to the art of improvisation, culminating in a showcase on Saturday, 2/22 at 10AM! Class instructor Jess Wilson is a working professional actor and director with many years of experience in the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Bedford with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
For more than three decades, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. Their high-tech special... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Based on the bestselling book series by Anna Dewdney, this hilarious new musical follows Baby Llama after a long day of adventures. But when it’s time for a bedtime story, a kiss goodnight, and a... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
In a nod to the variety shows of the 70s and 80s comes the country’s premiere celebrity illusionists, twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards! Utilizing the latest make-up and prosthetics, the duo impersonates stars –... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center