EVENTS

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 Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
Reggae On West Beach @ West Beach Pavilion
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach @ West Beach Pavilion  | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
Reggae on West Beach is a 3-Part Summer Series featuring DJs spinning the best in the reggae styles of rocksteady, roots, ska, and dancehall. Last Sunday of each month 3pm-7pm. Family-friendly and FREE! The kick... Read more »
The Devon Allman Project @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Devon Allman Project @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
His surname is synonymous with one of the most revered forebears of Southern Rock. Now singer, songwriter and guitarist Devon Allman has launched a new band as the next chapter in his already storied music... Read more »
Endless Summer @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Endless Summer @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Vintage songs of the summer season is the theme for the presentation of Seaglass Theater Company’s Endless Summer on August 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM as the 5th annual production of the popular Concerts on... Read more »
American Idol LIVE 2018! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
American Idol LIVE 2018! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
After a monumental return to television in 2018, “American Idol” announces it’s taking the show on the road with the American Idol Live! 2018 tour, spanning three months this summer. The shows will feature this... Read more »
NBSO Concert: Let There Be Light! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
NBSO Concert: Let There Be Light! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Season Opening: Let There Be Light! VIVIAN FUNG: Harp Concerto GUSTAV MAHLER: Symphony No. 5 Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Guest Artist: Bridget Kibbey, Harp Described as the “Yo Yo Ma of the harp,” Bridget Kibbey opens... Read more »
NBSO Concert: Family Holiday Pops @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm
NBSO Concert: Family Holiday Pops @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:30 pm
Family Holiday Pops Concerts A FAMILY HOLIDAY TREAT: Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! The Family Holiday Pops... Read more »
NBSO Concert: Family Holiday Pops @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
NBSO Concert: Family Holiday Pops @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Family Holiday Pops Concerts A FAMILY HOLIDAY TREAT: Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! Conductor: Yaniv Dinur Join the NBSO for the best holiday concert in town! The Family Holiday Pops... Read more »