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?!)

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 Events and Festivals here.

Calendar of Events
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join NBAM/ArtWorks! on March 29, 2019, from 6 – 8 PM in celebrating the 2019 Patrons of the Arts Honorees Allan and Priscilla Ditchfield and Ralph and Merry Eustis. The Ditchfield’s and the Eustis’s are... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
A concert of music composed during the lifetime of Amelia Hickling Jones, in the way it might have been experienced in the parlor of the home. Featuring soprano/violinist Helen Hassinger, soprano Patrice Tiedemann, and music... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
6:00 pm
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! (NBAM/ArtWorks!) and the New Bedford Historical Society present a solo exhibition of a South Coast-born photographer’s intimate portraits of the Obamas. Pete Souza is a native of South Dartmouth, MA, and... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!
6:00 pm
FREE….FREE…..FREE….Come help us celebrate the opening of the Museum of Madeira Heritage, 20 years ago. Traditional Madeira Music, Silent auction, and many many surprises, Museum will be open! The Museum of Madeiran Heritage was opened... Read more »
Museum of Madeiran Heritage Open House- 20 Year Celebration