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
2:30 pm
Experience the live stream of the Insight Mars landing on the big screen at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Have your questions answered during a telephone interview with NASA representatives and if your name is... Read more »
New Bedford Downtown Library
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
A NEW ENGLAND NUTCRACKER A REGIONAL TWIST ON A HOLIDAY CLASSIC New Bedford Ballet will perform its annual production of A New England Nutcracker December 1 through 9 at the NBB Community Theatre, located at 2343 Purchase... Read more »
New Bedford Ballet
7:00 pm
You’re invited to a free screening of Home Alone! The 1990 classic holiday movie follows 8-year-old troublemaker Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) who must protect his house from a pair of burglars (Joe Pesci and Daniel... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts 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
4:00 pm
Capture the holiday spirit on the New Bedford Preservation Society’s 27th Annual Holiday House Tour December 15 (4-8 p.m.) and 16 (1-5 p.m.). Starting point for both tours will be the Wamsutta Club, 427 County... Read more »
Wamsutta Club
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
7:30 pm
One of the true highlights of the holiday performance calendar, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn returns once again! Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has entertained and enlightened radio audiences since 1986. For the last 15 years,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
2:00 pm
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets! The triple-bill includes the wonderful story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly;... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center