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!

Calendar of Events
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
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series Launches 2020 Season New Bedford, MA (January 10, 2020) – The 2020 Season of the New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series starts off with the powerful Rocketman on Sunday,... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
7:30 pm
Choreographer Ian Berg brings his Boston-based company for a night of live music and cutting-edge tap dance work to examine the intersection of tap and jazz. We welcome you through our red stage door to... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Across the nation and around the world, The Philadelphia Dance Company, or PHILADANCO, is known for its innovative and creative approach while preserving the predominantly African-American traditions in dance. PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Known for lively, interactive performances, Golden Lane plays traditional Irish dance music. The Southeastern Massachusetts ensemble includes John MacDonald (guitar and banjo), Pat Black (bodhrán Irish drum, whistle, and vocals), Bill Black (guitar, banjo, bouzouki,... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
A truly “electrifying” performance! With “singing” Tesla coils, an automated robot, and more, ArcAttack invites you to explore electricity, voltage and current, magnetism, and robotics in a show that combines music with science for an... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Photographer Phil Mello will present, “Working on the Waterfront: Stories Behind the Images,” an illustrated talk about shore side industries in New Bedford. The images and stories that will be featured are part of a... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
7:30 pm
Saxophonist Eric Wyatt comes from a line of talented musicians, and his meeting of two great jazz masters, Miles Davis and his godfather, Sonny Rollins, has changed his life and shaped his career. We welcome... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Drum Tao 2020 is the latest production from the internationally acclaimed percussion artists! Their modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide. They combine highly physical, large-scale drumming with... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
The band showcases Colby James’ intense vocals and impressive acoustical style along with accomplished professional violinist Heather Church for an electrifying night of live music! We welcome you through our red stage door to find... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Adapted from the extraordinary life of slam poet, playwright and speaker Lemon Andersen, County of Kings takes audiences on an astonishing journey of self-discovery, touching on young love, the birth of hip hop, slinging crack,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Bedford with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement in the past three decades unite for the 25th Anniversary of On A Winter’s Night! Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt have released... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center