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 Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
3rd EyE Open @ Downtown New Bedford
Aug 18 all-day
3rd EyE Open @ Downtown New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
A hip hop based youth development organization that engages young leaders to positively transform their community. Day of features Live hip hop and local musical sets, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, live streetart and... Read more »
Rosa Tatuata: An Evening of Sicilian Maritime Music @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Rosa Tatuata: An Evening of Sicilian Maritime Music @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Join us for this intimate house concert with Rosa Tatuata! Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian Roots Music is what drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies of their ancestors. Just as... Read more »
Endless Summer @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Endless Summer @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Vintage songs of the summer season is the theme for the presentation of Seaglass Theater Company’s Endless Summer on August 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM as the 5th annual production of the popular Concerts on... Read more »
Music On West Beach: Steel Drum Performance & DJ Shzz Mack (Classic Soul & Funk DJ) @ West Beach Pavilion  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
Music on West Beach is a family-friendly and free event featuring different styles of music each time. The series is offered Sunday, August 12th from 3pm-7pm. ***August 12th features El Caribe Drum Ensemble (Steel Drum... Read more »
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September AHA! Night - #FrederickDouglassLivedHere @ Downtown New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
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 »
American Idol LIVE 2018! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
American Idol LIVE 2018! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
After a monumental return to television in 2018, “American Idol” announces it’s taking the show on the road with the American Idol Live! 2018 tour, spanning three months this summer. The shows will feature this... Read more »
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
October AHA! Night - Scapes:Tables & Tours @ Downtown New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
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 »
Postmodern Jukebox @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm
Postmodern Jukebox @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
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 »
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
December AHA! Night - City Sidewalks @ Downtown New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
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 »