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
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... Read more »
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN | Fairhaven | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF “SISTER CITY” RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAIRHAVEN/NEW BEDFORD AND TOSASHIMIZU JAPAN, THE HOME TOWN OF THE FIRST JAPANESE PERSON (MANJIRO) TO LIVE IN THE USA.
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Bedford Artists and Artisans Rural Cemetery Tour @ Rural Cemetery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
1:00 pm
The New Bedford Preservation Society is pleased to present New Bedford Artists and Artisans Rural Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 7th from 1pm to 4pm. Historic portrayals in period costume will take place at several... Read more »
Chowder Festival @ New Bedford State Pier
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chowder Festival @ New Bedford State Pier | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 pm
The Twelth Annual New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival is October 8th, from 12 noon to 5 pm on City Pier 3 in the Port of New Bedford. Your admission ticket will allow you to sample... Read more »
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Don’t miss the chance to be part of the global phenomenon as Tape Face brings his uniquely hilarious and moving comedy to The Zeiterion in an award-winning spectacle that needs to be seen to be... Read more »
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
**Free event, tickets are required. Available in person at The Z Box Office. Limit 4 per order** The NBSO is proud to partner with the Zeiterion to present a special, free event! Internationally acclaimed piano... Read more »
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Halloween Movie Spookathon! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am
Halloween Movie Spookathon! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
It’s double the trouble when The Z presents a pair of spooky movies back-to-back to honor the frightful holiday. First, The Addams Family (1991) follows Gomez (Raul Julia), Morticia (Anjelica Huston) and their ghoulish household... Read more »
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Brooklawn Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Sing along to the Academy Award®-winning musical event of a generation! Experience Frozen, the epic animated hit from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a full-length Sing-Along! Join Anna as she sets off... Read more »
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas! Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole,... Read more »