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
Viva Portugal! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Viva Portugal! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
1:00 pm
The third annual Viva Portugal! festa harnesses the power of The Z and 12 local Portuguese-American organizations for an event that lauds the culture and heritage of so many in our community. Four downtown New... Read more »
New Beford Lyceum Presents Gloria Steinem @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 19 @ 8:00 pm
New Beford Lyceum Presents Gloria Steinem @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
**$75 ticket includes a post-show meet and greet with Ms. Steinem. In the 45 years since co-founding Ms. Magazine, Gloria Steinem has propelled into national consciousness as a respected and lauded writer, editor, and activist.... Read more »
Curious George @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
Curious George @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Welcome Curious George, the star of children’s books, movies, an award-winning PBS television show, and Theatreworks USA’s delightful new musical. The live performance follows the inquisitive and lovable little monkey as he travels to Rome... Read more »
23rd Annual New Bedford Folk Festival @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – Jul 8 @ 9:00 pm
23rd Annual New Bedford Folk Festival @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
The Z presents the 23rd Annual New Bedford Folk Festival with another impressive line-up of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional, blues and Celtic folk music! Last year’s festival presented more than 100 performers on... Read more »
Cape Verdean Recognition Parade @ Starts at Buttonwood Park
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am
Cape Verdean Recognition Parade @ Starts at Buttonwood Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
SAVE THE DATE for the 46th Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade on July 7th, 2018. Stay tuned for further details.