Cork Wine and Tapas is New Bedford’s most unique & boutique event space. Located in Historic Downtown, your guests will enjoy an intimate and fun atmosphere. Whether it’s a birthday party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, after party, or a business meeting, you're guaranteed to have a great experience! With features such as an in room fireplace, private bar and restrooms… click for more details
Cotali Mar Restaurante offers a contemporary menu with international influences, a fine selection of fresh seafood, steak, pasta, and many specialty entrées. The sophisticated Grande Ballroom accommodates up to 250 guests with a private relaxing bridal suite.The old world Wine Cellar is a unique venue for a celebration of up to 100 guests. The stunning Courtyard features a marble fountain… click for more details
A 50-acre waterfront park that provides over a mile of ocean frontage located on the southern peninsula of the city which projects into Buzzards Bay. The park incorporates historical landmarks such as Fort Taber and offers many amenities. The Community Center is available for receptions. Capacity: 205 people (standing), 120 people (sitting. click for more details
Inner Bay Cafe & Grille, along New Bedford's seashore, serves authentic Portuguese cuisine from Portugal and features a full service function room, for up to 80 people, and bar area. The front door opens onto a bar area, filled with small cafe tables; a staircase leads upstairs to a second-floor lounge area and neatly separates the bar area from the… click for more details
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Distinctive, Unforgettable Events
Depart from traditional venues and give your guests an experience they’ll never forget at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Nestled among 18th and 19th century homes and cobblestone streets, with unparalleled harbor views, the Museum is a distinctive venue for intimate gatherings, weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, conferences and large celebrations. Your guests will enjoy beautiful galleries, event… click for more details
Greek Revival in style and built by shipwrights in 1834 for whaling merchant William Rotch Jr., the Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House and Garden Museum epitomizes the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in Moby-Dick. The property encompasses a full city block of gardens which include a boxwood parterre rose garden, a boxwood specimen garden, a woodland garden and… click for more details
In 1830, The Port Society started offering church services at Seamen’s Bethel to whale men before they shipped out on whaling voyages. This historic church, with a unique pulpit representing the front of a ship, was immortalized in the novel “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville. If you love history, this would be an ideal place for a wedding ceremony. Contact… click for more details
The United Fishermen Club is one of the area’s best kept secret’s when it comes to both authentic Portuguese and Portuguese-American cuisine. In addition, they offer a wide variety of Greek, Mediterranean and Seafood selections to choose from. The UFC also has a brightly lit and tastefully appointed bar and function room, with 700 person capacity, appropriate for a party… click for more details
The Wamsutta Club, one of New Bedford’s landmarks (built in 1821), offers a warm ambiance complemented by fireplaces and spectacular chandeliers making your wedding private, comfortable and elegant. There are many function rooms to choose from whether you have 50 guests or 300 guests. Capacity: 300 people. click for more details
Overlooking the number one fishing port in the United States, Waterfront Grille has a casual atmosphere, seasonal outdoor seating, and spectacular views of the harbor and fishing fleet. Their private and semi-private rooms are perfect for wedding rehearsal dinners, baby showers, and birthday parties; able to accommodate parties of 20 to 150 guests. You can choose from the smaller rooms… click for more details
Situated in a refurbished whaling-era building, the Waypoint Event Center is the perfect blend of old and new, with 3,000 square feet of function space for full service meetings, social events, and weddings. The elegant SeaLoft boasts cathedral ceilings with a rustic flair. The outdoor patio and fountain or indoor Vineyard room are great for cocktails, meeting spaces, and wedding… click for more details