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
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm
7:30 pm
New Bedford, MA – Your Theatre, Inc. director Lawrence R. Houbre, Jr. of New Bedford has cast several Southcoast area actors in the comedic spoof of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 thriller The 39 Steps by John... Read more »
Your Theatre Inc.
8:00 pm
Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good at it! He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM radio and even won their Superbowl of Comedy. Bob has put out over 20 comedy CD’s and DVD’s and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
The Upper William Street Neighborhood Festival is joining New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center for a celebration along William Street from Eighth Street to the Waterfront! The neighborhood will be alive with music, history, the arts,... Read more »
William Street from Eighth Street to the Waterfront
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
8:00 pm
Part Jimi Hendrix, part James Brown, and all New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is the bandleader and front man of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. He has gained international acclaim for his trombone and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Choreographer showcase of local, national and international films. Join us for an film presentation of short experimental dances created specifically for the camera. The films collected here represent a diversity of cultural backgrounds and artistic... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
As the frontman for the band bearing his name, Daughtry has become one of the most visible and consistent rock & roll torchbearers of the 21st Century. Catch this American Idol alum live at The... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Lenny Clarke is coming to the Kilburn Comedy Cove on Friday, October 18th! See this local comedy legend without driving to Boston as he performs for one night only on our stage in New Bedford.... Read more »
Kilburn Comedy Cove
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
A vibrant tribute to the greatest French songs of the post-war era! This spectacular evening captures the charm and essence of Paris in a story about romance blossoming in a city where love conquers all.... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
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
7:00 pm
The devil and his mistresses visit The Z this Halloween! The 1987 feature film follows three single women (Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer) who yearn for “Mr. Right” in a picturesque New England town.... 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
7:00 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
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