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
Taken Out To Sea: Fishermen’s Photography @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 8 – Jul 30 all-day
Taken Out To Sea: Fishermen's Photography @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Join us on June 8th at 7:30 p.m. during AHA Night for the opening of our latest exhibit. Commercial fishermen have a unique view of our world. They can describe the beauty of a sunrise... Read more »
Dock-U-Mentaries – The Eagle: America’s Tall Ship @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Jul 21 all-day
Dock-U-Mentaries - The Eagle: America's Tall Ship @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Join us for a screening of The Eagle: America’s Tall Ship for a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most unique U.S. Coast Guard training exercises at sea. Christened in the German Navy and seized... Read more »
O’re the Wide and Tractless Sea @ New Bedford Whaling Museum
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O’re the Wide and Tractless Sea @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Book Release and Exhibition Opening: O’re the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt Buried deep within the logbooks, journals, and manuscripts of America’s whaling heritage are paintings, drawings, and representations... Read more »
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Sound Series: E-Water Band @ 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 July 21,... Read more »
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Seafood Throwdown @ Custom House Square New Bedford
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Seafood Throwdown @ Custom House Square New Bedford | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:30 pm
Join us for a Seafood Throwdown to celebrate the launch of the New Bedford Seafood Branding campaign! Throwdown features Chef Edward Roszak of How On Earth vs. Chef Joe Rego of Cask and Pig. A... Read more »
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 »
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... 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 »
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture: The Sippican Hotel during the Golden Age of Marion @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Sippican Hotel was a cornerstone of what became known as the Golden Age of Marion, Massachusetts. At its peak, the Sippican Hotel represented the finest elegance and... 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 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
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 »
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
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 »
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
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 »
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... Read more »
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Clasky Common | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made lotions and soaps! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Bedford Farmers Market @ Custom House Square | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Stop by the farmers market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, fish, jams, honey, baked goods, and more! Now accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express, SNAP, and cash!