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?!)

Download a printable list of 2017 Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
Working Waterfront by Peter Pereira @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 9 – Apr 2 all-day
Working Waterfront by Peter Pereira @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
An award-winning photojournalist, Peter has spent years documenting the New Bedford fishing community. This exhibit provides a look at those who work on the waterfront, both on shore and at sea. Like New Bedford, Peter... Read more »
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Apr 13 – May 28 all-day
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
From the days of manila and hemp to the synthetic fibers in use on today’s boats, rope has been central to the workings of the commercial fishing industry. While nets and knots can be utilitarian,... Read more »
Massachusetts Story @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Massachusetts Story @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Created in 1977, Massachusetts Story studies the then proposed oil drilling on Georges Bank and its potential impact on the New England Seacoast – particularly the fishing industry. This award winning film was produced and... Read more »