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 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... 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 »
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 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... Read more »
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reggae On West Beach Summer Series @ West Beach Pavilion | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
After drawing more than 250 people to the West Beach Pavilion for an inaugural event last September, Reggae on West Beach is proudly announcing its first summer series, with four laid-back DJ and dance events... Read more »
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN | Fairhaven | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF “SISTER CITY” RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAIRHAVEN/NEW BEDFORD AND TOSASHIMIZU JAPAN, THE HOME TOWN OF THE FIRST JAPANESE PERSON (MANJIRO) TO LIVE IN THE USA.