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
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
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
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for an evening of music from Nova Scotia! Naming the Twins is the Nova Scotia based, harmony rich guy-gal duo of Robbie Smith and Kath Glauser whose vocal blendings sound a bit like... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
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