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 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
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on gatherings, our Holiday Happenings and New Year’s Eve fireworks will not take place this year. We are all looking forward to a much better 2021!
performance Zeiterion Performing Arts Center children's theater live music family tour photo art NPR showtunes classic literature black history outdoor festival spirit of song ensemble family fun Mexico Fort Taber crafts fundraising event fadista Comedy X shadow cast local music shop prevention St Pats health B-52 community health Annie debate Newfoundland buttonwood park seafood Bela Vista double feature Manjiro local author New Bedford Historical Society Devotion kids theater Hawaii Portuguese festival Debussy dinner adult traditional music Creative Classroom day trip shipwreck panorama Taste of the Panorama kites cathedral church David Crosby holiday party one man show DTAG Commune-N-Tea Felix Brown Band United Shades of America Target Mom animal holiday music De Wind is Op national park service dance discovery meet the cast Tesla coils Christine Lavin Monica Lewinsky giclee prints pottery Tidings activities rob bellamy ukulele classes Zoom event drive in concert Pixar #Buyblack Tchindas Ruth E. Carter DJ summerintheseaport Quinteto Astor Piazzola english valentine's day shopping camp Beauty and the Beast online event sea songs SNAP Benefits webinar Victorian entrepreneurship YMCA Southcoast The Rainbows new bedford fishing industry bodybodybody scavengerhunt The Nutcracker festive Michael Londra Dori marine art Clay Aiken lobsterman baritone fishing documentary nantucket mixed media museum America's Got Talent Alan Cumming classical music New Years Eve seaport cultural district portraits radio choral group books black history month 50's night pipe organ ocean world music waterfront celebrity local charity Ted Talks political satire fiddle local artists dance barre drug abuse A Celtic Sojourn talk summer intervention Carol Burnett financial guidance community boating S&G Project Gallery BYOB Lance Lee The Addams Family Manjiro Nakahama ghost chanteys author event kid friendly The Things They Carried Curious George piano celebrity speaker John Burnham appalachian music folkloric dance motor coach model boats Food Truck Festivals of Amerca Labrador Guatemalan bazaar 70s Gardens Winston Churchill WHOI poetry community Felix Brown CNN comic The Glass Horse Project Christmas Carol Dario and the Whale Silver Currents Robin Williams New Bedford Festival Theatre electricity Patty Larkin NB Lyceum note cards artwork poetry reading networking country 102.5 learn the ukulele band Rebecca Correia The Avengers #shopsmall in person event fiber arts New Moon Dance Party madeira wine Piazzola england lobstermen Music in New Bedford Ukranian film iorram deepwater oil spill Healthy Incentives Program Narragansett Bay Marcel the Shell ciscobrewersnb Lyn Dillies Hedy Lamarr phillip mello Youth ballet book hatchstreetstudios tickets PBS Tavares ANewEngalndNutcracker anniversary tour lobster industry owl nerwbedfordballet scalloping mixed media workshops oktoberfest new bedford NBMA actor Beethoven New Bedford Whaling Museum exhibitions video arts storytelling singing page to stage poetry art exhibition cassandra morgan doo wop summer concert Quinn Sullivan hip hop baseball UMass Dartmouth disco guitar Ebeneezer Scrooge lecture rehabilitation radio show commercial fishing Summer sizzle high school sing along garden 505 North Americans Artist Reception i love new bedford Second Half Coraline Japan #triathlon Open Water Swim staged reading soundtrack book to stage childrens literature Cape Verdean organ lectures New Bedford Science Haitian dance Devon Allman rocksteady foodie Book reading MakerSpace games Crosby horticulture musical movie speaker writing community reggae bands correspondent multicultural poem Christmas in NB New Bedford Cultural Council cuttyhunk New Orleans jazz musical theatre kids performance Natalia Zukerman Voice anniversary art show Domesticated Primate impression contest music education drive in American Graffiti Marvel #local livestream event Marvel movies Riverside Beats chowder indie movie women in fish new bedford MA Live Music in New Bedford Ukraine scottish film american history canada jeff angeley Jenny Slate new bedford food The Eagles inventor sushi attitude mystery new bedford folk dessert Literature To Life The Tavares Brothers winter wonderland club cookingclass commercial lobstering Southcoast Brass Band bay scallop fishing captain october free events concert pop Night out party whale multi-media Woodstock school multi-cultural spoken word culture Historic Preservation vintage New Bedford Folk Festival lobster R&B youth TEDX New Bedford tribute band Latin Christmas tradition learning therapy The Beatles artifacts party rock art therapy Pippin crochet Racing Hatch Street Studios musicfest Famine Lon Chaney Asia #multisport Fundraise Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford Antonio Sanchez Vietnam War live theater local history July 4 World War I Norway Haiti The Allman Brothers dancehall free fun friday mancini echoes of the panorama raffles Blackberry Smoke fashion Julie Andrews mixedmedia poets of NB dolphins television Arlo Guthrie poems Masters of Illusions LTWwomen #WhalesTodayLive dance film tribute show Eric Wyatt Quintet Lenny Clarke Trumpet women changing history art work publishing hypnotist matthew byrne beginners ukulele New Bedford waterfront George Lucas superhero movies #Blackowned virtual concert MCU Ryder community building Evita Loca women's work lobstering nbb foreign film knotwork oysters canadian fishing southcoast music movie screening new bedford seafood Billy Ocean Portuguese language free food academy clue maritime folk guitarist Richard Wright One Funny Mother seniors African dance new bedford creative book talk Tape Face half marathon Costume beer performance art live cabaret Orchestra celebration education multi-media art rock n roll Celtic reading theatre art culture art and culture Kid Kyle New Bedford Folk Fest wine tasing sports entertainment children's event in concert tribute act singer-songwriter Holiday Stroll arts education drug abuse program RAIN maritime archeology party band Bob Woodward live theatre adults Boating knit and crochet swimming Fenians stage play whalers #duathlon Volunteer Jessica Lange Oscars veteran Culture Park Murals 4th of July navy Day Folk art dance workshop southern rock cooking demo Historic Renovation Indian mariners grand panorama hand made crafts Bing Crosby boxing Sound of Music collage Nautical Antiques Richard Connor improv E Network Pride magicians outdoor market #YearOfMusic Broadway in New Bedford #LightingtheWay jazz band Joe Yannetty MarthaGannonSouza soup artists book release frank santos iran intermediate ukulele Zeiterion Drive In outdoor movie Marvel Comics #Juneteenth streaming improv comedy Wild Note of Longing newbedfordma holiday fun scotland storytime shipwreck history Academy Awards alex buchanan oyster fishermen free film kids activities housemusic seafood soiree Caribbean Queen Carl Perkins photo book marine music mansion fish kids musical memoir Off-Broadway Santa Acogny ArtNet model boat Queen tribute band race day call for art festival art local artist Beatles Holiday Entertainment fireworks moby dick marathon art exhibits classic rock Irish purchase st gallery Portuguese culture fine art Chinese circus NB Folk Fest swim rides writers conference Kansas stand up things to do for halloween Ireland MOMIX Drug Story Theatre US Coast Guard oral history life at sea Washington Post Viva Portugal kids Buzzards Bay kayak cycling Catalpa book club Manhattan Short Judy Lund outsoors modern dance Oscar winner veterans issues folk festival mural painting Custom House Square environment party for the planet Haitian culture kids theatre workboats soul Wooden Boat kilburn mill meat pies White Christmas amateurboxing Saint Patrick's Day artworkshop Antiques Buckcherry Whose Line Is It Anyway Hollywood Medium AHA New Bedford Chipper artisans market #MuseumDay scary movies Christmas Vacation music performance Mike McCarthy LinseyGovoni stand up comedy Ellen Kempton local authors art history contemporary Malala Yousafzai drive in movie Chadwick Boseman Disney movie #blm Billy Tipton Colin Mochrie Summer in the Seaport BlackBusinessMonth NBFT zoom free activities #ahanight Martin Scorsese artist swan lake fish art prizes Riverside Park ocean to plate cat videos Million Dollar Quartet livemusic marine songs redcarpet Christmas show salsa class music history Miss New Jersey vintage film group class your theatre fishing boat Marc Martel vocational awards activism beer festival art galleries Stage Door Live charity Santa Claus exhibit photography weekend event musical theater St. Patrick's Day visual performance gallery x Portugal fiber art acrobatics outdoor music bike circus arts community African American History library night life in new bedford Led Zeppelin Opus Cactus opioid crisis free performance Azorean Maritime Heritage Society acushnet news Club Madeirense The Magpie Salute zoo Brian Wilson running author events ideas worth spreading Manhattan Shorts shark Migration and Millwork dance company Birdman war makers space printmaking park ranger worksop community boating center veterans summer camp month of portugal sicilian Bristol Community College music lessons chicken pot pies Celtic Christmas kilburnmill fiddle player textiles Scrimshaw Joyous Wolf Drew Carey Tyler Henry Astronaut Martin Luther King Day drama #whalingmuseum black and white movies holiday film Japanese drumming Mitch Stinson MattRichard Howie Mandel holiday shopping local poets children's iranian Southcoast Seven outdoor concert James Brown Black Panther Cinema New Bedford Best Documentary winner Brad Sherwood latin jazz premiere Andrews Sisters virtual kids activites #ahanewbedford Young at Heart Chorus midori creativity studio new bedford artists bubble show Soulteknology chance auction Cat Video Fest Sun Records writer folk songs audience participation Christmas songs couples dance psychic medium comedian Gregory Peck learn an instrument singer fishing vessel synth fish fry thewiz music downtown on-stage film Free Gift for children outdoor exhibition free event dance Celtic Sojourn jazz show free Portuguese art women's month childrens books music festival cycle Angels new bedford art museum STEVEN YOUNG ghosts live performance in new bedford cover band choreography play Che Malambo maritime magic camp Presidental election Cosulate of Portugal The Black Crowes The Cult Beach Boys demonstration satire professional development Film festival Sea Turtles Story Hour Artsbridge Johnny Cash acrobats space rental animation rangers pointing at things symposium Philip Hoare military theater camp classic movie Italian BCC dance lessons home made crafts puppetry kilburnfights dance lecture womans month scrimshaw weekend The Vault at Greasy Luck community dance travel Summer reading Martin Luther King Jr. living history cornhole Cher Whitney Houston Colby James Band Ken Rogerson marine sanctuary New Bedofrd hatch street Winter Solstice patriotism historical imagination Arts Bridge Zoom classes Livingston Taylor Artworks film series Thiessa Woinbackk The Flamingos salsa French film holiday show mid-day mug up school programs jon campbell Mel Brooks artists share studio research new bedford exhibitions balloon animals fishboats food and drinks #CatsofNewBedford jukebox musical newbedford sustainable seafood Alisa Amador housemusc dance lesson Matt Fraser Mothers Day The State history of jazz movie music blackexcellence International Women's Day Feast of the Blessed Sacrament thevoice food downtown New Bedford Flashdance fundraiser Showstoppers photos national park cultural dance performance WGBH jazz performance craft beer ymca fiber arts month folk conference Underground Railroad fundraising concert haskell public gardens ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CHURCH Halloween halloween party Mim Paquin dancer romantic comedy Argentina world war II magic journalism Prince Henry Society oil drilling workshop Pet Sounds new bedford ballet David Sedaris Frozen michel labens Herman Melville Story illusionist Jerry Lee Lewis circus tricks Greater New Bedford Community Health Center interactive digital media visitor center Rotch Jones Duff accordion free movie Wizard Of Oz Top Gun car meet abolitionist ceramics storm Eric Carle Melville in Love dance theory new bedford half marathon Jamaican The Quins Groupo Sazon right whale DATMA Philadanco free concert sports cult classics Second City Mystery Science Theatre Peking Acrobats noaa RJD Museum holiday crafts art class Arbor Day NBSO research virtual workshop Festival Ballet Providence Christmas music drag Outstanding Performance Award The Chantels merengue indie film winter mainefishing field trips fisherpoets The Departed art critique artist talk exhibit opening giveaways free exhibition creative workshop #ZeiterionPets Voctave openhouse commercial fishermen Tiny Desk Contest bass Valentines live reading Happy Mothers Day 100th birthday cooking class lighthouse formal Ari Shapiro children 88/90hatchstreet gastronomy seaport 80's House Tour Symphony outdoor art national historical park workshops Zeiteiron Brian O'Donovan trumpets Music in the Gallery southcoast women rock historic district Educational arts nature new bedford symphony orchestra Michael Keaton cape cod Jason Robinette WCAI Purchase Street Latin dance nonprofit after school program discussion Carlos Do Carmo 2017IPMA dance class album Tattoos musicals Disney handicap access rosalind mohnsen SusanWener medium Karl Perkins Chinese New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Frederick Douglass Bicentennial easter the second half regatta free film screening theater instruction Tom Cruise airport literacy works on paper plastic IPMA valentine's day lecture series gala Cape Verdean food Small Town Titans live band right whale day Summer Winds black box theater NBSOmusicinthecity social Halloween at The Z comedians B Movies Buster Keaton stellwagen bank guided tour herbalist DECORATIVE KNOTS new bedford high school arts enrichment Voting virtual learning Susan Werner Christmas Celtic Sojourn drag queen independent film The Majors bachata live soundtrack dance theatre fishing industry humanities musician youth theater art community presentation gallery opening free film showing boats creative blocks Moby Kit Rescue The Trocks balletclass boat Pete Souza nbfishingheritagecenter media Crys Matthews Health Incentives Program Bjork nb fishing heritage center free drawing class new bedford history port of new bedford spring newbedfordarts spirits cultural district theater Historic date night visual art art museum movies jazz Irish step dancers trombone car show south coast women in art acoustic Portuguese food author writing American Idol john williams silent film fall river Adam Morris The Moth Radio Hour The Giver Latin music Reggae Kevin Spencer Robert Redford live dance Stories George Thorogood records maine national tour Lightwire Theatre st anthony of padua drawing Folk Fest Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sun Recrods kid friend Seven Hills Behavioral Health Paul Cuffe Sleeping Beauty Charlie 29er documentary film acting class Silver Screen Summer aviation march science tree lighting nasa violin Jose Mateo event Jamaican food community dancers spring vacation Paris Abbey Road Daughtry NewBedfordHistoricalSociety live shadowcast Get The Led Out Joel Hodgson Llama Llama dutch art afternoon tea david touchette urban renewal needlework poetry workshop 19th Amendment improv class Grupo Sazon Irish music drag show Berlin Film Festival Naacp jamaica grown up Halloween Tyler Leif Catanella fishermen STEM free screening Eddie B creative community Creatives whimsical latin america boat models Mayors Movies animal rescue comic ballet danceclass model making White House Photographer arthur moniz Laura Rodriguez folk singer indigenous Alfred Hitchcock sustainable cooking fishing vessels fishing community history exhibit earth day dnb whales AHA musical Silent Auction Ravel portuguese visual arts shows classical Celtic music trombone shorty classic cars live entertainment free exhibit blues local culture walk teens live concert chamber music silent movie providence Russ Campoli podcast Australia Popovich Dancing autism New Bedford Lyceum Keigwin & Co humor Bad to the Bone Tapeface song Tony Awards Christmas at The Z choir open studios Yamato drummers African Tony winner tribute performance South Coast LGBTQ Network jewelry making junior ranger Kin hand crafted veterans experience youth acting old Hollywood airplanes freedom spooky Home Alone historic pipe organ soprano Ballet Hispanico open mic reggae DJs vecinos David Dorfman public art French documentary play seamen's bethel Movie Mondays RKO Army rock the Z film screening Grace Morrison paintings educators spirit of St. Anthony Choir industry nautical writing workshop Talks variety kids movies holiday traditions Miss Evita Sundance Film Festival race dub Moonlight new bedford fishing heritage center fishing history STEAM dock-u-mentaries stand up comedian portuguese diaspora climate change newmoondanceparty grey whales drawings Encanto animal shelter big brass open mic night fisherman Tony Danza watercolor Harvard lyricist native Cary Grant locavore maine fishing korean film archival photos mom sale whaling AHA night Broadway in the heart of the sea Fun marathon photo exhibit acting live performance folk music funk union st 21+ free exhibits ballet festa parade local food country southcoastchambermusicseries Wurlitzer architecture Christmas Concert Elvis Ten Tenors rescue animals DJs special needs Zoe Lewis Civil War arts and crafts Dave Mason mime Maritime Heritage Broadway musical wildlife organist david langevin sculpture drums Russian ballet comedy night Ruben Studdard The Women's Center class all ages and Ed Howland recall Norman Fortier exercise bus tour American Idol LIVE Indiana Jones Party for the ocean Quaker history guild holiday movie Spirit of Saint Anthony Choir Navy Band fairy tale HERstory Steel Drums kite dramatic theater installation Bollywood 80's rock 1850s ladies Caddyshack Napoleon Dynamite Philadelphia Dance Company On A Winter's Night Emi Sunshine art lessons teachers city sidewalks truth-telling cribbage art education keith lockhart young adults Adam Sandler Climate hybrid event Chloe Zhao Summer Sound Series punk Motion State Dance gloucester british fishing Destination free show local breweries azores birds fresh fruit boat building vocalist Stephen King The Tymes Rodney Marsalis poets of New Bedford scalloper American songbook artnewbedford Mandy Patinkin creative writing marine exploration movie musical local seafood maine lobstering korean culture photography exhibition read textile Moby Dick October events Christmas movie Scrooge whaling city art exhibit family performance LGBTQ New Bedford Public Library live show summer events 21+ event tribute family friendly Portuguese feast walking tour buy local Americana comedy classic film historic Casavant pipe organ sculptures Elvis impersonator male vocalist pet theatre Beach creative oldies Union Rope Amos Lee shopping Shakespeare moive marathon series gardening Hospitality drumming classical ballet portuguese music Luther Vandross UMass Dartmouth Center for Women Gender & Sexuality sailor craft school vacation Padanaram’s beloved marine painter and photographer. Each has special memories and particular favorites among the nearly 60 immigration Jacobs Pillow Postmodern Jukebox Lighting the Way crankie audition historic houses New Bedford tree lighting sumi ink Memorial Service Women's History March AHA Caribbean picnic Camane NASA Space Day India Styx #NewBedfordWhalingMuseum Bill Murray cult movies tap dance John Gorka back to school art gallery art sale Festivus social healing tournament Fosse David Chalmers curator talk animated movie Ecology in person performance Nomadland House Music surf rock Chris Botti chatham english fishing bicycle one woman show north sea gas açores artist community farmersmarket master boat builder Blackownedbusiness Stephen King movies The Mystics Art Workshop filmscreening pumpkin conversation game Pink Floyd Gloria Estefan Anomaly Poetry Audrey Hepburn cooking vocal korea scottish folk music art classes Herman Meliville Zeiterion holiday whaling museum matinee clam chowder things to do in New Bedford literature Boston BBC music show summer festivals sailing Queen fado Madeira fishing farmers market bluegrass live comedy Rocky Horror painting Buzzards Bay Coalition Elvis Presley Shawn Mullins stage animals Food Trucks arts edcuation easy listening Longshoremen Marlinspike Sweet Pea Author reading park movies at The Z Stewards of the Sea mountainfilm becky chace guest speaker The Oak Ridge Boys Ana Moura Pinkalicious YWCA Southeastern MA maritime music Local History Guild native american immigrant experience The Berkshires Youtube Historic Women world food James Jordan book signing Downtown NB holiday sale #fishingpartnership Music video poets Harmony Band fly Ana Sofia Varela New Bedford Science Cafe acapella scottish #LocalHistoryGuild classic movies movice screening jazz music Cheryl Wheeler Selena art collectors art expo winter holiday illustrated talk card games dance choreography ww2 historical photographs Halloween movies conservation virtual performance Best Director Techno reggae music pop music nbfhc north east england 20mi2 Dina Blizzard scottish music portuguese fishing panel maritime art ralph stanley artsandculture Stand By Me The Tokens Selling for Creatives pandemic carving ZeRui DePina game night Dark Side of The Moon sensory friendly vessels classic films modelmaking mezzo shellfishing battlefield band art workshops Melville Zeiterion Theatre kids books history performing arts culinary things to do The Moth chorus classics jazz concert outdoors music at st anthonys kids and family Day of Portugal outdoor performance road race fresh vegetables Mariza The Z Rocky Horror Live holidays free admission Elvis tribute 90s rock yoga opera community outreach Todd Baptista President benefit buttonwood park zoo Tall ship Azorean whaleboat Halloween movie whales today Joshua Slocum nutcracker Patti Smith Charlotte's Web ukulele free festival Douglass Project 2018 scholarship Sailors' Series documentary free workshop roadtrip Youtube Star Spectacle in Motion Tastes of the Panorama organ recital arctic Christmas movie religious art film beaked whales Co-Creative Center El Caribe Steel Drum Ensemble W. Kamau Bell Dena Blizzard design vocal group Cape Verdean Voices #SeaportCulturalDistrict Ten Tiny Dances cast Q&A Arc Attack Cliff Eberhardt Jennifer Lopez original art artisan holiday poetry poet ayla brown lesson virtual event online CoCo commercialfishing live stream EmiSunshine Dance Party zarzuela Kenny Barron northumberland women in the fishing industry visit folk yeah film talk chesapeake bay shoplocal newbedfordballet tap freeevent The Body The Swallows commercial fishing industry renaissance fall Cabo Verde tea live event Dori Rubbicco new bedford art When Heaven Calls captain tenor korean fishing scallop art instructor
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