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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Oct 14 2023 @ 7:30 pm – May 18 2024 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
HERE’S A LOOK AT NBSO’S 2023-24 SEASON: Three Worlds Saturday, October 14, 7:30 PM Yaniv Dinur, conductor Sydney Lee, cello James Lee III: Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 Edward Elgar: Cello... Read more »
New Bedford High School
7:30 pm
Join local Cape Verdean musical legend Amilton Tavares, backed by his talented band, for a memorable night of live music! Together they deliver the traditional and beautiful sounds of the Cape Verde Islands. While the... Read more »
Kilburn Mill
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
DRUMLine Live, the show-stopping attraction created by the musical team behind the hit movies “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat,” embodies the soulful, high-stepping style of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching band... Read more »
New Bedford High School
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
SOLD OUT ON BROADWAY SOLD OUT IN EDINBURGH SOLD OUT AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE SEEN BY OVER 1 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE BMX, basketball, breakdancing, acrobatics, drumming and more, the international smash hit returns! A phenomenal physical... Read more »
New Bedford High School
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Literature to Life takes on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic work as their newest title in their Signature Performance series! Set in the Jazz Age of the roaring 20s, this story about dreams, love, and American... Read more »
UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium