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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May 27 @ 11:00 am – Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm
11:00 am
NBAM ART JAMS Saturdays: May 27 – June 17 11:00am – 1:00pm Price: $100 per person including the materials for all 4 classes in the session. Or $30 per class/drop-in including materials. NBAM ART JAMS... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Thursdays, May 11, 18, 25 & June 1, 11am – 12:15pm Yoga and Breathwork for Seniors With Juliet Loranger, School of Yoga New Bedford This series is curated for folks that are in a later... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
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
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Monday Movie Nights With Mocha Dream Girls (Kim Longinotto, 1994; 50 min) June 5, 6-7pm This fascinating documentary, produced for the BBC, opens a door into the spectacular world of the Takarazuka Revue, a highly... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum
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
6:30 pm
The Zeiterion invites musicians and music lovers to grab your instruments for a jam session led by sax player and music educator Emmanuel “Manny” Escobar! Shed all your cares, enjoy live music, improv and jam... 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