EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! The Taste of SouthCoast, New Bedford JazzFest, New Bedford Folk Festival, Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, Seaport Chowder Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series: Friday evening block party-style concerts in historic downtown (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 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Shop local at the New Bedford Farmer’s Market hosted by Coastal Foodshed. Enjoy live music and a cooking demonstration while you shop with our local farmers and food makers! We accept multiple payment options, including... Read more »
Brooklawn Park
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Shop local at the Mobile Farmstand hosted by Coastal Foodshed. Enjoy a live cooking demonstration with a neighborhood community chef who will share recipes and provide samples of a dish made from seasonally sourced ingredients... Read more »
Serenity Gardens
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Shop local at the New Bedford Farmer’s Market hosted by Coastal Foodshed. Enjoy live music and a cooking demonstration while you shop with our local farmers and food makers! We accept multiple payment options, including... Read more »
Buttonwood Park
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
Shop local at the Mobile Farmstand hosted by Coastal Foodshed. Enjoy a live cooking demonstration with a neighborhood community chef who will share recipes and provide samples of a dish made from seasonally sourced ingredients... Read more »
Clasky Common Park
6:00 pm
This Walking Tour will highlight people as well as places significant in the development of New Bedford. Gather at the James Arnold Mansion 427 County Street.
James Arnold Mansion
12:00 am
New Bedford Folk Festival returns to celebrate its 25th anniversary! For a quarter of a century, the fan favorite festival has gathered world-class contemporary singer/songwriters, traditional Americana, the best in blues, classic Celtic and, of... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jul 9 – Jul 10 all-day
12:00 am
The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center is pleased to present the 25th New Bedford Folk Festival with a special line-up in honor of its silver anniversary on Saturday July 9 and Sunday July 10, 2022. After... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling National Park
3:30 pm
Although New Bedford is an urban environment with a lot of people, it is also home to lots of wildlife. Join a Mass Audubon naturalist on a walk through some of the City’s parks in... Read more »
Brooklawn Park / Wilks Library
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
3:30 pm
Although New Bedford is an urban environment with a lot of people, it is also home to lots of wildlife. Join a Mass Audubon naturalist on a walk through some of the City’s parks in... Read more »
New Bedford Downtown Library