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
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 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 »
Amos Lee @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Amos Lee @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
This Philadelphia-born former schoolteacher has toured with legendary artists like Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, collaborated with Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams, Alison Krauss, and Zac Brown Band. He’s just released his new single “Vaporize” which... 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 @ 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 »
The Magpie Salute @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Magpie Salute @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Rich Robinson, co-founding member of The Black Crowes, brings together two former Black Crowes bandmates – guitarist Marc Ford and bassist Sven Pipien – to create The Magpie Salute! The band instantly sold out its... Read more »
Feast in the Wild @ Buttonwood Park Zoo
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Feast in the Wild @ Buttonwood Park Zoo | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
The Buttonwood Park Zoo’s 5th Annual Feast in the Wild is returning this year with new culinary delights and cocktail concoctions. Enjoy a summer evening tasting signature dishes from local culinary talents as you sway... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Brian Wilson Presents: Pet Sounds - The Final Performances @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
With one of the most in-demand concert outings the last year music legend Brian Wilson is once again extending the final performance run of his critically-acclaimed Pet Sounds 50TH Anniversary World Tour and announcing a... Read more »