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New Bedford celebrates! New Year’s Eve 2021


WHEN: December 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown New Bedford – Purchase St & William St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

FREE music, kids and family outdoor events downtown:

• Family Fun Throughout Downtown 5PM-8PM
• Fireworks by State Pier 8:30PM
• City Celebrates! 2021 New Year’s Eve!
• Free programming from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
• Check out amazing street performers, stilt walkers, jugglers, fire-eaters, and Seamen’s Bethel featuring harpist Eva MacFarlane 5:00-7:00PM
• A dynamic Toe Jam Puppet Band performance at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30PM outside at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
• NEW! Take a photo with Elsa, Ana and Olaf inside the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
• Living Art: Fortune Teller by Ten31 Productions, hot cocoa and at the Zeiterion Penler Space 6:00-8:00PM
• Jedlie’s Magic Circus presents a Family Magic Workshop at the New Bedford Art Museum 5:30 and 6:30PM

(Locations subject to change)

In Wings Court & Custom House Square:

• DJ Anghelli will be spinning dance hits in Wings Court 5:00-8:00PM
• Check out Mr. Vinny’s Bubble Guys and Gals in Wings Court 5:30-7:30PM
• Extraordinary Arts performances with stilt walkers, and glow fans (Purchase Street, Wing’s Court, Custom House Square)
• Cirque de Light will heat up the night with improvisational fire spinning and LED hoop performances from 5:00-8:00PM in Custom House Square
• Living snow globe in Wings Court
• Vinny’s Miracle Fish Puppet downtown 6:00-8:00PM

(Locations subject to change)


Don’t miss the FIREWORKS on the waterfront by State Pier at 8:30 pm!

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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