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?!)

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

You can download a printable sample of New Bedford’s 2019 Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
7:00 pm
Join us for an film presentation of short experimental dances created specifically for the camera. The films collected here represent a diversity of cultural backgrounds and artistic languages; and though all are concerned with the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Step back in time with Winston Churchill as he leads the British people to victory during World War II. In this riveting one-man show, Churchill guides you through The Blitz, the German bombing of London... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Lenny Clarke returns to host a line-up of comedians for laugh-out-loud fun! Four of Boston’s best make their New Bedford debut: Tony V (Seinfeld, The Heat), Christine Hurley, who is also known as “Queen of... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
The New Bedford Youth Ballet Takes Flight with The Firebird The New Bedford Ballet is hosting its annual spring fundraiser on Sunday, March 10, at the NBB Community Theatre, 2343 Purchase Street in New Bedford. ... Read more »
New Bedford Ballet
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm – Mar 24 @ 2:30 pm
7:30 pm
A Powerful Story Of Survival Just before the outbreak of the Second World War, Britain took in over 10,000 mostly Jewish refugee children from Europe. The rescue effort was known as Kindertransport. Separated from their... Read more »
Your Theatre, Inc.
7:00 pm
Cuban born Jose Mateo explores the ways dance artists are creating deliberate social change. While the arts have always had an impact on the way social order is perceived, many artists in today’s highly-connected global... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Seaglass Theater The house and residents at 396 County span decades: 1834 to 1981. This concert explores music across the periods, in the way it might have been experienced: the parlors of someone’s home. Musicians... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
7:00 pm
2019 INTERNATIONAL PORTUGUESE MUSIC AWARDS IPMA is an annual music awards show that recognizes outstanding achievement in the music industry by artists of Portuguese ancestry. PERFORMER LINEUP From Angola, M’Vula, an African rock band celebrating... Read more »
Zeiterion Theatre
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2:00 pm
Two performance’s by New Bedford Ballet. 2:00pm to 4:00pm & 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Zeiterion Theatre