Working Waterfront Festival
9/26/15 – 9/27/15
Admission is FREE!
Festival hours: *Saturday 11am – 6pm Sunday 11am – 5pm
*Whaleboat races races begin at 8 a.m.
Plan your visit!
Our Festival Program Guide is available on-line!
Join us in New Bedford, America’s largest commercial fishing port, to learn about the men and women who harvest the North Atlantic.
Walk the decks of a scalloper, dine on fresh seafood, see fishermen’s contests, and watch a cooking demonstrations. Experience the workings of the industry which brings seafood from the ocean to your plate.
The Working Waterfront Festival presents performances of music, dance and poetry; demonstrations and contests of industry skills; tours of workboats; documentary films and footage at sea; cooking demonstrations; author readings; children’s activities; U.S. Coast Guard demos; Tug Boat Muster; whaleboat races, and more!