New Bedford hosts a wide variety of feasts and festivals that reflect the city’s diversity and its lively art and culture scene. These include but are not limited to: New Bedford Day of Portugal, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, the Working Waterfront Festival, AHA! Nights (Art, History and Architecture), Summerfest, Whaling City Festival, and the New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival.
The New Bedford half Marathon The New Bedford Half Marathon is an annual spring race that spans 13.1 miles of New Bedford. This fully volunteer-led race hosted by the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick with the support of Mayor Jon Mitchell and the City of New Bedford is one of the oldest half marathon distance events in the Northeast. Runners come… click for more details