EVENTS

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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Our Sisters’ School (OSS) is teaming up with NB Creative’s Art is Everywhere Grant to launch a collaborative effort aimed at utilizing STEAM skills to revitalize public spaces in the city. Through partnerships with local... Read more »
Buttonwood Park Arboretum
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
FriYAY: Candida Rose Friday, March 1st 6:00pm – 8:00pm Free Admission Born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts, “Candida Rose” Baptista is a 2nd generation American-born KabuVerdiana. She is a vocalist, song-writer, entertainer, music and... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Local Artisans will be here selling their goods!
Ground Floor Coffee Event Space
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Indoor Community StoryWalk at McCoy Rec Center (Snow Date: Saturday, March 9) You’re Invited to our Indoor Community StoryWalk event located at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center on 181 Hillman Street! *Play Indoor Activities &... Read more »
Andrea McCoy Recreation Center
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Sight V Sound : 333 is a live music and visual art event featuring musical talents like Molly O’Leary, Long Swan, The Punk Cellist Ian Legge, and visual art talents like Taylor Hickey, Madeline Peach... Read more »
Play Arcade
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Twirl & Whirl: Double Feature Tuesday, March 12th 6:00pm – 8:00pm Free Join us for two award-winning film screenings. “to be near you” (2021) – A poignant dance film exploring the essence of connection and... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
EVENT INFO PLAN YOUR VISIT MORE EVENTS The Z and 3rd Eye Unlimited have partnered for a free community event before 360 AllStars! Join us for basketball, breakdancing, graffiti, Xtreme Hip Hop workshops, a performance... Read more »
Andrea McCoy Recreation Center
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
FriYAY: Sleepless In New England Friday, April 5th 6:00pm – 8:00pm Free Admission Blending music, photography, cinematography, fashion and live performance together for a one-of-a-kind experience with sounds based in hip hop. Bristol County Castro,... Read more »
New Bedford Art Museum
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Mark your calendars 🗓️ May 4th 2024 3-7PM join us for a family friendly spring pop-up market 💐 Showcasing some amazing local vendors and even a few on-site services! Plus LIVE music by artist Mathew... Read more »
West End Grill