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 in historic downtown and 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!

Calendar of Events
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day
12:00 am
20mi2 is an invitation to co-create, activate and celebrate every neighborhood in the 20 square miles that are the port-side city of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Cultural organizations, non-profits, business and individuals throughout the city are... Read more »
City-wide
6:00 pm
VIP IV Walking Tour – Notable People in New Bedford History June 9, 2022 This Walking Tour will highlight people as well as places significant in the development of New Bedford. 2022. Gather at the... Read more »
James Arnold Mansion
12:00 pm
Friday, June 10, 2022 • 12 PM EST / 4 PM GMT • Free For our fourth Mid-Day Mug Up on June 10, 2022, Portuguese-Canadian author Alison Neilson (CICS.NOVA Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Sciences, Nova... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
NEW BEDFORD. Spinner Publications introduces the second in a four-part series of panel discussions celebrating the life of Captain Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) of Westport. Titled “Captain Paul Cuffe: Entrepreneur,” the event will take place on... Read more »
Wamsutta Club
7:00 pm
Friday, June 17, 2022 • 7 PM • Free • 33 William Street, NB Vanishing Pearls, directed by Nailah Jefferson, chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe à la Hache, a... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Theater
12:00 pm
NEW BEDFORD, MA: Descendants of Whaling Masters, Inc.’s 48th Annual Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Wamsutta Club, 427 County Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Social hour 12 noon to 1 p.m.,... Read more »
Wamsutta Club
12:00 am
Founded in 1915 by four Madeiran immigrant men who wanted to recreate the religious festivals that were so common in the villages of their home island and to commemorate their safe passage to these American... Read more »
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament