New Bedford, Massachusetts

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Entertainment & Events in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Concerts & Performances

  • Zeiterion Theater 508-994-2900
    684 Purchase Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    Located in a vaudeville house, this performing arts theatre features a chandelier made in Czechoslovakia, as well as two hundred forty lamps and six thousand cut glass pieces throughout; a variety of classical music, theatre productions, and world renown artists are showcased at the Zeiterion. more

Plays & Productions

  • Your Theater 508-993-0772
    136 Rivet Street
    New Bedford, MA 02744
    Workshops are also available at this acclaimed community theatre, which provides a large variety of theatrical performances and productions in its eighty eight seat main theatre, as well as performances in the more intimate mini-theatre.  more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 508-992-6911
    50 Madeira Avenue
    New Bedford, MA 02746
    Held at Madeira Field
    Usually held on the first weekend in August, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is a four-day traditional festival that is one of the largest Portuguese festivals in the country. This celebration of New Bedford's Portuguese/Madeira community's religious traditions features great American and Portuguese entertainment, a 5K road race, parade, Benediction Mass, midway, carnival rides, and authentic Portuguese food and beverages. more

  • Working Waterfront Festival 508-993-8894
    Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 3 - Steamship Pier
    The award-winning Working Waterfront Festival celebrates commercial fishing, America's oldest industry. Activities include music, dancing, industry skills demonstrations and contests, including knot tying and net mending; tours of workboats, cooking demonstrations, harbor tours, children's activities, and U.S. Coast Guard demonstrations. more

  • Whaling City Festival 508-996-3348
    13 Edward Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    Buttonwood Park
    The annual Whaling City Festival takes place at Veterans' Memorial Buttonwood Park in the historic whaling town of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Events include rides, a craft show & flea market, international food vendors, and six stages with continuous entertainment. more


  • New Bedford Preservation Society House and Garden 508-997-6425
    388 County Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    Bi-annual House Tours held in June and December. Rediscover the charm of New Bedford as you stroll through history, taking a nostalgic look back with the Preservation Society on these self-paced walking tours which offer a rare opportunity to visit a selection of private homes in historic New Bedford. The houses selected represent mid-to late-nineteen century architecture for which the city is justly famous.  more


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