What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! Check back for dates and information about Viva Portugal, 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?!)

You can download a printable sample of New Bedford’s 2018 Fall Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
6:00 pm
Explore the Indian Mariners’ Project with Dr. Jason Mancini , Executive Director of Connecticut Humanities, co-founder of Akomawt Educational Initiative, and former Executive Director of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Dr. Mancini established... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
6:00 pm
MANHATTAN SHORT: One world, one week, one festival! The #ManhattanShort Film Festival is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
10:00 am
Walk the new historical walking trail guided by Lighting the Way experts! The Whaling Museum’s Emily Bourne Research Fellow, Ann O’Leary, and Lighting the Way adviser, Mary Howland Smoyer will share stories about some of... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Paul Cuffe, Nathan and Mary Johnson, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and others championed the cause of freedom locally and across the state. Come and hear the voices of black and white, male and female,... Read more »
Gallery X
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Postmodern Jukebox brings their trademark vintage twist on modern pop hits to The Z! This multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for AHA! Night when art, history and architecture come alive in New Bedford! On November 8 we invite you to celebrate people, places & things that are Made in NB. This is also... Read more »
Downtown New Bedford