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
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Stand by Me details the story of four twelve-year-old boys who go in search of Ray Brower, a boy their age. After learning that a young stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Join us for an extraordinary evening of magic and illusion in support of The YMCA’s work to fight hunger. The most highly acclaimed female illusionist in America, Lyn Dillies, delivers a dazzling display of spectacular... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
New England-based Eagles tribute, ANOTHER TEQUILA SUNRISE, has been performing to sell-out crowds across the country for over twenty years! The standing ovations and thunderous applause emphasize that this group is the premier Eagles Tribute... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
A joyous communal experience! What began as offbeat programming for the internationally renowned Walker Arts Center soon became so popular that the event had to move from the museum to the St. Paul Saints stadium!... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Billy Ocean is an award-winning recording artist best known for a string of pop and soul anthems in the ’70s and ’80s, including the Grammy Award-winning “Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run),” “When... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
Celebrating those who built the foundation of popular music today! Todd Baptista brings the original voices of doo wop to New Bedford, and this year’s Doo Wop XIX: The Real Deal stars five original rock’n’roll,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Eddie B. soared to new heights by creating his own opportunity starting with his series of comical videos titled “What Teachers Really Want to Say.” In a matter of hours, those videos sparked the attention... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
The true story of Hollywood glamour and scientific genius! HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr explores the life of the Viennese-born Hollywood film star of the 1930s-1950s. A glamorous siren of the silver... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Hélder Moutinho is first and foremost a fadista of startling depth and invention with a long family lineage devoted to fado (brothers Camané and Pedro Moutinho are remarkable in their own right ). Hélder is... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
Part Jimi Hendrix, part James Brown, and all New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is the bandleader and front man of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. He has gained international acclaim for his trombone and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
**Please note: audience will be required to wear masks for this performance*** What started out in 1982 at a Western Massachusetts elderly housing project has developed into the stereotype-defying, generation-crossing musical extravaganza better known as... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Created by the original team behind our beloved hit musical, this sequel “Million Dollar Quartet Christmas” brings Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together again to celebrate the holidays! Sun Records,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Don’t miss these acapella hit makers! Voctave is an 11-member a cappella group from Central Florida. Formed in the winter of 2015 by producer and arranger Jamey Ray, the voices that bring their artistic arrangements... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Bedtime has never been so exciting! It’s the end of the day for the Llama family. After a long day of adventures at the school and the store, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
Affectionately known as “the Trocks,” Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in New York City in 1974, in the wake of the Stonewall riots. Irreverent and hilarious, the all-male company reimagines modern and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center