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
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Two books that witnessed almost mythical moments in American history will reunite in New Bedford. The exhibit will remain open daily 1:00-4:00 PM through October at the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park MakerSpace, 33... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Encounter Sp-o-o-o-ky Science of the Sea at the Whaling Museum on the Saturday before Halloween! Beneath the awesome whale skeletons in the Museum’s Jacobs Family Gallery, kids can explore creepy crafts, slippery sea creatures, and... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
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
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for AHA! Night when art, history and architecture come alive in New Bedford! On November 8 we invite you to celebrate people, places & things that are Made in NB. This is also... Read more »
Downtown New Bedford
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.
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