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?!)

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Calendar of Events
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Sound Series: Louie Leeman and Cheap Sneakers @ Pier 3 | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Mayor Jon Mitchell presents the 2017 Summer Sound Series with FREE Concerts on the Pier Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm! Bring your own chair, sit back and relax, or get up and dance! Have a good... Read more »
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 2017 @ Madeira Field | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Continuing a 103 year tradition, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament will celebrate with 4 days of free entertainment, traditional food and wine and much more. Often referred to as the “largest Portuguese feast In... Read more »
Aug 4 – Aug 6 all-day
Buzzards Bay 420 Championship @ Fort Taber Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
The Buzzards Bay 420 Championship will be run out of Fort Taber August 4-6, 2017. The event is expected to attract nearly 200 teams to enjoy the legendary fresh breeze of Buzzards Bay. CBC is... Read more »
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Sound Series: World Premier @ Pier 3 | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Mayor Jon Mitchell presents the 2017 Summer Sound Series with FREE Concerts on the Pier Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm! Bring your own chair, sit back and relax, or get up and dance! On August 4,... Read more »
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Sound Series: Whiskey Affair @ Pier 3 | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Mayor Jon Mitchell presents the 2017 Summer Sound Series with FREE Concerts on the Pier Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm! Bring your own chair, sit back and relax, or get up and dance! On August 11,... Read more »
Yoga in the Gardens II @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Yoga in the Gardens II @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Come join Neil and Andrea for a unique event at the Rotch Jones Duff house. Through the months of July, August, and September there will be an outdoor yoga and sound healing class in the... Read more »
Summer Sound Series: Changes in Latitudes - America's Premier Jimmy Buffett Tribute @ Pier 3 | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Mayor Jon Mitchell presents the 2017 Summer Sound Series with FREE Concerts on the Pier Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm! Bring your own chair, sit back and relax, or get up and dance! Changes in Lattitudes,... Read more »
Summer Concert: Come Fly with Me! @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Concert: Come Fly with Me! @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Relive the era of the Rat Pack, Las Vegas and frosty martinis with songs made famous by Ole’ Blue Eyes. Our signature summer concert series features crowd favorites Erin Rubico and Matt Bann of Seaglass... Read more »
Free Summer Movie Night @ Custom House Square
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Free Summer Movie Night @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Celebrate summer under the stars! Mayor Jon Mitchell presents the End of Summer Movie Night: Adventures and Miracles, Friday, August 25th (raindate Saturday, August 26th). BYOC: Bring your own chair or blanket; refreshments and snacks... Read more »
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
11th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride @ 100-Mile Start Line | Little Compton | Rhode Island | United States
8:00 am
11th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Time: 8am – 5pm Location: Falmouth, MA Address: 100-mile start at Corner of Sakonnet Point Road and Bluff Head Ave, Little Compton, RI 75-mile... Read more »