EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! 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 Fall Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
National tour of the winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and GRAMMY-winner for Best Musical Theater Album.Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
Silent film with live soundtrack! The 1925 picture stars Mary Philbin as Christine and Lon Chaney as the Phantom for a unique theater experience as The Z’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ provides the soundtrack to the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Live Shadowcast from RKO Army! The cult classic with a twist returns! RKO Army performs a live shadowcast as the movie starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Bostwick rolls on screen. Whether you’ve seen... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
National tour of the Tony and GRAMMY Award-Winning Broadway hit! Long before Carole King was a chart-topping music legend, she was a Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie, adapted by Leslie Darbon, Directed by Robin Richard. An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s... Read more »
Your Theatre, Inc.
8:00 pm
Much has changed in the 15 years since Napoleon Dynamite was released, but the characters have stayed in our hearts! Join us for a unique evening that includes a full screening of the beloved indie... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have entertained billions of people in India for generations! Through a fusion of... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
New Bedford Festival Theatre is proud to present a star-studded cast, consisting of our performers from our 30 years of shows, returning to the Zeiterion stage. We invite you to join us Saturday, November 30,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Come home for the holidays with The TEN Tenors! With a generous mix of festive favorites and modern holidays hits, The TEN Tenors will take you through a musical winter wonderland that truly captures the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Zeiterion holiday tradition returns! After a year hiatus, the celebrated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is back on The Z stage. The classic is rich with thrilling ensemble... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
2:00 pm
This stand-out magician from “Masters of Illusion” was so funny, we invited him back for a solo show! Named “Comedy Magician of the Year!” and “Top Funniest Magicians,” Chipper Lowell brings his unusual blend of... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Rocking the blues in his fierce and soulful way for more than 25 years, Popa Chubby describes his style as “the Stooges meets Buddy Guy, Motörhead meets Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix meets Robert Johnson.”... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
The Second City arrives with an acclaimed, high-octane show that proudly roasts the patriarchy in a mashup of sketches and songs that reclaims comedy for everyone! She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing It... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Damien Sneed, the accomplished vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and Carnegie Hall veteran, brings a soul-stirring tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! We Shall Overcome is inspired by the words and actions of Dr. King, showcasing repertoire... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Adrienne Hawkins, Director of Impulse Dance Company, Boston This Dance Barre pairs with the Philadanco performance on Friday, February 7th at 8PM. Dance Barre is FREE, but we do ask that you RSVP... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Dubbed “The American Led Zeppelin,” Get The Led Out captures the essence of Zeppelin and returns it to stage. The two-hour rock homage features an impressive group of musicians who were fans first, striving to... Read more »
Zeiteiron Performing Arts Center