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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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
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am
7:00 am
The Buzzards Bay Swim is a one-of-a-kind scenic point-to-point open water swim across outer New Bedford Harbor. Assisted by a robust safety patrol, swimmers navigate 1.2 miles through the harbor and channel, passing by the... Read more »
Buzzards Bay Coalition
12:00 am
We are proud to announce our 51st Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. The parade starting point will be Rockdale Avenue and Union Street at... Read more »
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3:00 pm
Join us for a roller disco party right in Buttonwood Park! We will be skating on the basketball courts across from the Zoo entrance. Bring your own roller or inline skates. Plenty of room to... Read more »
Buttonwood Park Basketball courts