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
12:00 am
Working on the Waterfront: Words and Images of Shoreside Workers focuses on the important role of shoreside workers. Drawing on oral history interviews conducted over the course of a year, the exhibit gives visitors an... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
2:30 pm
Experience the live stream of the Insight Mars landing on the big screen at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Have your questions answered during a telephone interview with NASA representatives and if your name is... Read more »
New Bedford Downtown Library
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
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Before airplanes and trains, when the sea was the conduit to move people and cargo, shipwrecks took a devastating toll. The United States Life-Saving Service was formed by the Unites States government in 1878 to... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park