2017 Annual Events

This page is a general list some of the larger annual events that take place during the year in Fairhaven. For more detailed and updated information about what's coming up, check Upcoming Events. For information about walking tours, visit the Tours page. Annual Events Fort Phoenix Polar Plunge News Years Day, January 1 Fort Phoenix State Beach and Reservation South end of Green St., … [Read more...]

Frederick Douglass Lecture

Fairhaven Historical Society presents: Frederick Douglass Lecture Friday, March 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven Lee Blake, president of the New Bedford Historical Society, will speak on Frederick Douglass. An escaped slave and renowned abolitionist speaker, Douglass and his family lived in New Bedford for six years, from 1838 to 1844. Sponsored by the Fairhaven … [Read more...]

Run to Remember

Run to Remember March 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Starts at Fort Phoenix State Beach and Reservation Old Fort Road, Fairhaven Run the second annual Run to Remember 5K to support the LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez Memorial Foundation. Additional information are available online at https://racewire.com/register.php?id=6859. For more information, call Lauren Webber at 774-306-6372. The LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez … [Read more...]

Get your events posted here

Notices about public events taking place within Fairhaven may be posted free of charge on the Office of Tourism website. The types of public events that can be listed include: fairs and festivals, breakfasts, luncheons, suppers, concerts, fundraising events, dances, special sporting events, races, lectures, plays, one-day workshops, rummage sales, etc. Events must take place in Fairhaven. The Office … [Read more...]