What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! Whether you're looking for live music, festivals, art openings, lectures, farmer's markets, family-friendly activities, or live theater, New Bedford is the place to go for the best events on the South Coast.

Calendar of Events

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5:30 pm
Spinner Publications proudly presents ‘Hometown’, a memoir written by former New Bedford mayor John K. Bullard. A pre-publication book launch for ‘Hometown’ is taking place June 1 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum from 5:30... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
6:00 pm
Local Author Nicole Perry will present her book “I Am On A Love Diet”. A grapefruit diet is not realistic. A love diet is personal. Can you say that you love your diet? And do... Read more »
New Bedford Free Public Library
6:00 pm
VIP V Walking Tour – Notable People in New Bedford History June 8, 2023, 6PM Gather at Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, 396 County Street. This Walking Tour will highlight people as well as places... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House
2:00 pm
Join us for the unique experience of two silent films featuring a live soundtrack on The Z’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, thanks to the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society! The matinee will... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
When The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in August 2021, New Bedford took action – welcoming Afghan families into our community as an extension of our city’s long tradition of providing shelter to immigrants, refugees,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:00 pm
AHA! Night – Exhibit Opening – Sea Monsters: Real and Imagined Thurs., 7/13 5-8 PM Center (38 Bethel Street, New Bedford) Sea Monsters: Real and Imagined showcases real-life deep-sea creatures as well as those from... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center