EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford. Check back for dates and information about The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Blues Festival, Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, which includes Lunchtime Jazz and Friday concerts overlooking the harbor. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

Calendar of Events
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm
New Bedford Preservation Society's 26th Annual Holiday House Tour @ Wamsutta Club | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
4:00 pm
Capture the holiday spirit on the New Bedford Preservation Society’s 26th Annual Holiday House Tour December 9 (4-8 p.m.) and 10 (1-5 p.m.). Starting point for both tours will be the Wamsutta Club, 427 County... Read more »
22nd Annual Moby-Dick Marathon @ New Bedford Whaling Museum
Jan 5 – Jan 7 all-day
22nd Annual Moby-Dick Marathon @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
One of the world’s best known readings of Herman Melville’s iconic American novel “Moby-Dick” returns to the New Bedford Whaling Museum January 5-7, 2018. The 22nd Annual Moby-Dick Marathon attracts thousands of people each year... Read more »
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
18th Annual Frederick Douglass Community Read-a-thon @ First Unitarian Church  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
A community reading of Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave celebrating the connections between Douglass and New Bedford. 2018 is the bicentennial of Douglass’s birth.
Juneteenth Family Celebration @ Abolition Row Park
Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Juneteenth Family Celebration @ Abolition Row Park  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
A celebration of the ending of slavery across the U.S. in 1865 with African music, dance, and story telling. Re-enacters will be on hand to tell the stories of New Bedford residents who fought for... Read more »