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
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
18th Annual Frederick Douglass Community Read-a-thon @ First Unitarian Church  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
A community reading of Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave celebrating the connections between Douglass and New Bedford. 2018 is the bicentennial of Douglass’s birth.
Juneteenth Family Celebration @ Abolition Row Park
Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Juneteenth Family Celebration @ Abolition Row Park  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
A celebration of the ending of slavery across the U.S. in 1865 with African music, dance, and story telling. Re-enacters will be on hand to tell the stories of New Bedford residents who fought for... Read more »