EVENTS

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.

New Bedford ArtWeek April 26th to May 5th 2019.

Calendar of Events
7:00 pm
Join David Dorfman for an inside glimpse into the process he and his company of dancers and musicians used to create Aroundtown. You’ll be drawn into this highly imaginative world where audience members, sitting together... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
An extraordinary story 400 years in the making! The American immigrant experience, from Jamestown to present day, is traced through the stories of ordinary men, women, and children who departed from their homelands in the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Don’t miss Girls, Guns & Glory – now known as Ward Hayden & The Outliers – in the cool, intimate Stage Door setting! Their love for early rock ’n’ roll, true country, raw blues and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Camané is the leading male singer of the new generation of Portugal’s native urban song, fado, ever since his first album came out in 1995 – and one of the few men working within this... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 9 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Dena Blizzard is One Funny Mother! You may know Blizzard from her viral videos, including her “Back to School Rant,” which racked up 96 million views, or as the LIVE with Kelly Top 5 Co-Host... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 11 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Aroundtown is a kinetic poem that examines the varied, unique and sometimes divided notions of love – its meaning, purpose, and platform. With original music, text, and visuals, the work explores commitment, community, and intimacy... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 30 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Drawing on the band’s global background of Greece, Argentina, Japan, Colombia, and the U.S., this group of close musical friends is led by Greek-born composer, orchestrator, singer and accordionist Magda Giannikou. Banda Magda combines South... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 31 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Prolific songwriter, social commentator, master storyteller, actor, and activist Arlo Guthrie returns with Alice’s Restaurant – Back By Popular Demand Tour! This tour marks the 50th Anniversary of the feature film Alice’s Restaurant, which was... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Tyler Henry is the star of E! Entertainment’s hit television show, Hollywood Medium, and for the first time audiences will be treated to his new live show entitled “Life Lessons I’ve Learned From The Departed.”... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm
11:00 am
***Early Bird pricing for Folk Fest ends June 22nd, 2019! Prices after 6/22: $30- Single Day | $40 – Weekend pass | $140 Premium Pass*** From Americana to blues, Celtic to roots, the best contemporary... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
9:00 am
Join fellow dance lovers on a day-long trip to Jacob’s Pillow Dance, lauded world-wide as a “hub and mecca of dance” (TIME). We’ll take a motor coach from The Z, leaving at 9:00 a.m., to... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center