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?!)

Download a printable list of 2017 Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Jun 14 – Jun 18 all-day
505 North American Championship @ Fort Taber Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
The 2017 505 North Americans will be run out of New Bedford’s Fort Taber June 14-18, 2017. The event is expected to attract 60 teams to enjoy the legendary fresh breeze of Buzzards Bay. CBC... Read more »
24th Annual Buzzards Bay Swim @ East Beach (next to The Edge Seafood and Lounge)
Jun 24 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am
24th Annual Buzzards Bay Swim @ East Beach (next to The Edge Seafood and Lounge) | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 am
Just 50 miles south of Boston, the Buzzards Bay Swim features a one-of-a-kind scenic point-to-point course across outer New Bedford Harbor. Assisted by the U.S. Coast Guard and a local safety patrol, swimmers navigate 1.2... Read more »
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival @ Fort Rodman | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 pm
Food Truck Festivals of America is heading to the Massachusetts South Shore for its New Bedford Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in New Bedford, MA. Featuring some of New England’s most popular food trucks,... 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 »
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 »