New Bedford, Massachusetts

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Entertainment & Events in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Concerts & Performances

  • Zeiterion Theater
    684 Purchase Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    508-994-2900
    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
    136 Rivet Street
    New Bedford, MA 02744
    508-993-0772
    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
    50 Madeira Avenue
    New Bedford, MA 02746
    Held at Madeira Field
    508-992-6911
    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
    Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 3 - Steamship Pier
    508-993-8894
    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
    13 Edward Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    Buttonwood Park
    508-996-3348
    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

Tours

  • New Bedford Preservation Society House and Garden
    388 County Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    508-997-6425
    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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