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, International 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?!)

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

 

 

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Calendar of Events
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
New Bedford Living History Workshop @ Friends Meeting House | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
9:30 am
Join us for a fun day of storytelling with Tammy Denease, performance artist and historian. Tammy will teach her craft and share her secrets for researching and developing historical characters. Local historians will be on... Read more »
Frederick Douglass and the Underground Railroad @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Jun 16 @ 2:30 pm – Sep 30 @ 2:30 pm
Frederick Douglass and the Underground Railroad @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:30 pm
2018 marks the Bicentennial of Frederick Douglass’s birth. We commemorate him this year with a special walking tour that traces his footsteps and explores his words, like: “My first afternoon, on reaching New Bedford, was... Read more »
The Whaling Days Walking Tour @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am – Sep 30 @ 10:30 am
The Whaling Days Walking Tour @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
10:30 am
Find out why New Bedford was the 19th Century’s world capitol of industrial whaling. What caused the decline of this source of oil energy? What can we learn from the earliest globalized energy industry and... Read more »