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
7:00 pm
Join us for a fun evening of song and poetry with local favorite Tom Goux! For over four decades, Tom Goux has been collecting and performing the chanteys, ballads and ditties of the New England... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Paul Cuffe, Nathan and Mary Johnson, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and others championed the cause of freedom locally and across the state. Come and hear the voices of black and white, male and female,... Read more »
Gallery X
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Postmodern Jukebox brings their trademark vintage twist on modern pop hits to The Z! This multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
On Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., the great pipe organ at St. Anthony of Padua Church in the North end of New Bedford will be used to bring to life three great musical... Read more »
St. Anthony of Padua
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm
7:30 pm
YTI Director Robin Richard of New Bedford, MA has cast fourteen Southcoast area actors to take the stage in the warm gentle comedy Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo and E.P. Dowdall, the third major attraction of... Read more »
Your Theatre, Inc.
7:00 pm
Join us for an evening with Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee Dave Penny as he brings his original songs of Newfoundland to New Bedford. His fun show will have you tapping your toes. Dave Penny... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage 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