EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! 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?!)

Need some inspiration? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in New Bedford!

Calendar of Events
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
6:00 pm
Our 2020 Sailors’ Series of talks continues on Tuesday, April 14. Join us as we host Rich Wilson (SitesAlive – Rich Wilson Sails Vendée Globe 2016), a renowned sailor with an impressive list of world... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
7:30 pm
In a nod to the variety shows of the 70s and 80s comes the country’s premiere celebrity illusionists, twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards! Utilizing the latest make-up and prosthetics, the duo impersonates stars –... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Rolling Stone named 15-year-old EmiSunshine among “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” but she is more than country! With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 8 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The Off-Broadway sensation is back by popular demand! Comedian Dena Blizzard, also known as the “Target Mom” from her viral Back to School Rant, has extended the tour of her one-woman show. Join the former... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
No Portuguese artist since Amália Rodrigues has experienced such a triumphant international career, performing on the most prestigious stages, receiving rave reviews from the most demanding music critics, and partnering with distinguished musicians from Sting... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
In the spirit of an old-fashioned USO show, Seaglass Theater Company presents a concert of rousing patriotic numbers and timeless classics celebrating the men and women who have served our country and our community. The... Read more »
First Congregational Church of Fairhaven
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
6:00 pm
The 2020 Sailors’ Series concludes on Tuesday, May 12 with a lecture by Onne van der Wal, one of the most prolific and talented marine photographers in the world of sailing. Enjoy van der Wal’s... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
8:00 pm
Explore the unique history, fascinating lore, and intricate beauty of maritime art and artifacts at the New Bedford Whaling Museum during Maritime Weekend. Join enthusiasts, aficionados, and armchair historians from around the world for a... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
8:00 pm
To further its mission on cultivating a culture of respectful debate, the New Bedford Lyceum presents Monica Lewinsky, who, at just 24 years old, become an unwilling public figure overnight. She was thrown into the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
6:00 pm
Thursday August 13th The New Bedford Downtown Historic District This Walking Tour of the Whaling National Park and adjoining areas will cover many of the most significant buildings in the city’s history and the stories... Read more »
Custom House Square
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Thursday September 10th Downtown New Bedford – The Definitive Tour The season’s series concludes with a tour of the city’s central business and retail district. The quintessential buildings on Pleasant, Union and Purchase Streets will... Read more »
New Bedford Public Library