EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! 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?!)

Need some inspiration? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in New Bedford!

You can download a printable sample of New Bedford’s 2019 Fall Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Zeiterion holiday tradition returns! After a year hiatus, the celebrated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is back on The Z stage. The classic is rich with thrilling ensemble... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea in the Parlors Sundays, December 1 & 8, 4pm Mondays, December 2 and 9, 2pm Enjoy tea and scones in the festively decorated double parlors of the mansion. Your ticket fee includes admission... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:30 pm
AHA Night at the RJD: Holiday Tunes The OSS Uke’Sters Thursday, December 12, 5:30pm The girls from Our Sisters’ School’s Uke Class and Uke Club, otherwise known as The OSS Uke’Sters, are excited to be... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Dec 14 – Dec 15 all-day
12:00 am
Visitors will be inspired by the varied architecture and interiors, all beautifully decorated for the season. Always popular on the tour are the costumed historic interpreters greeting visitors at one of the historic homes. The... Read more »
The James Arnold Mansion/ The Wamsutta Club
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Children’s Tea Sunday, December 15, 4pm Bring your favorite doll or plushy animal friend for tea in the decorated parlors of the mansion. Dress-up is encouraged, but not at all required. Fee includes tea and... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum