EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! 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!

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Calendar of Events
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2:00 pm
Gather together again for free concerts at Custom House Square in downtown New Bedford! Bring a lawn chair and lounge in the park, or sit under the tent and have a drink from the on-site... Read more »
Custom House Square
3:00 pm
AUGUST 15: New Genre/ Surf Rock/Punk and Hip Hop The Cool & Deadly (NYC Infusion of Surf Rock, Dub, Punk) and Chachi Carvalho and The International Players (Mix of genres creating a unique blend of... Read more »
West Beach Pavilion
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2:00 pm
Gather together again for free concerts at Custom House Square in downtown New Bedford! Bring a lawn chair and lounge in the park, or sit under the tent and have a drink from the on-site... Read more »
Custom House Square
2:00 pm
Join us and enjoy some of the best in Craft Beer and Food Trucks in Eastern MA and RI. This is a limited ticketed event and no tickets will be sold at the door. Get... Read more »
Madeira Field, New Bedford, MA
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2:00 pm
Gather together again for free concerts at Custom House Square in downtown New Bedford! Bring a lawn chair and lounge in the park, or sit under the tent and have a drink from the on-site... Read more »
Custom House Square
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
In the Harbor Gallery overlooking the Port of New Bedford, Seaglass Theater Company presents The Lure of the Sea, a concert of classical vocal repertoire that highlights the relationship of fishermen and women to the... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
3:00 pm
AUGUST 29: Reggae Season Finale Natural Element Band followed by Mighty Mystic For more info, visit the Facebook page www.facebook.com/reggaeonwestbeach Reggae/Music On West Beach is a four-part Sunday summer series beginning in July, featuring two... Read more »
West Beach Pavilion
7:30 pm
The exceptional talents of critically-acclaimed teen music prodigy, EMISUNSHINE have captured the nation’s attention. The singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has been hailed by outlets such as No Depression, Billboard and Rolling Stone: “Sounds like the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
The Z is thrilled to present Black Panther in partnership with New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! in support of its new exhibition Uncommon Threads: The Works of Ruth E. Carter to celebrate the career of Massachusetts-born... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Known by TV audiences for their work... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Todd Baptista’s annual extravaganza spotlights the stars and golden hits of rock and roll’s first generation! Starring The Flamingos featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Terry Johnson (“I Only Have Eyes For You”), the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Since he first stretched a latex glove over his head and inflated it by blowing through his nose, Howie Mandel has only gotten goofier and more beloved. In fact, he’s never been so popular. He’s... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center