Huttleston Marketplace

SATURDAYS, LATE-MAY THROUGH END OF SEPTEMBER, 10 AM to 3 PM ROUTE 6 & MAIN ST., FAIRHAVEN, MA, NEXT TO FAIRHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL   Huttleston Marketplace Saturdays, May 20 through September 30, 2023 (except last Saturday in June) 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center Lawn/Fairhaven High School Lawn, 141 Main Street, at Route 6, Fairhaven Huttleston Marketplace is an outdoor bazaar featuring as many as 76 vendors … [Read more...]

“Dreadful Medicine” Living History

Dreadful Medicine Thursday afternoons between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., June through September WEATHER PERMITTING Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven, MA Display and discussion near fort flagpole and cannons Visit with Ezekiel Hale Boggs, a barber-dentist-surgeon from Oxford Village in the 1770s, to learn about tooth pulling, amputation, blood letting, and other scary medical practices in the days before anesthesia and clean tools … [Read more...]

Pirates & Privateers Presentation

Pirates & Privateers Presentation Friday mornings, 10:00 a.m., June through September WEATHER PERMITTING Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven, MA Presentation held near fort flagpole and cannons. Also presented by appointment for groups See a short promo video here: Is there really pirate treasure buried by Captain Kidd on Sconticut Neck? Why might you become a privateer instead of joining the Navy? What's the deal with … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix Spring/Summer Encampment (Canceled)

Fairhaven Village Militia Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, June 3 & 4, 2023, CANCELED DUE TO FORECAST OF RAIN THROUGH WEEKEND Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA Cannon firing at sunset Saturday only if gunpowder is available. The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a weekend historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and women about the … [Read more...]

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour (weekly)

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour Tuesday mornings, 10:00 a.m. beginning of June through end of September. Tours begin outside the Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven Tours are held weather permitting. Included in HuffPost Travel "Best 50 Immersive Tours in the Northeast USA" by travel writer Malerie Yolen-Cohen This walk outlines the life of Standard Oil Co. executive Henry H. Rogers and the magnificent public buildings that he … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Farmers Market (weekly)

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market Sundays, June 18 through the end of October, 2023, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 151 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA, next to National Bleach This privately operated farmers market features locally grown edibles, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, meat, herbs, honey, jams, eggs, plants, homemade soaps, fresh squeezed lemonade, farm-related products and much more. Some vendors accept SNAP/HIP and WIC and Seniors Farmers Market … [Read more...]

Annual Buzzards Bay Swim

Annual Buzzards Bay Swim Saturday, June 24, 2024 New Bedford & Fairhaven Start: beach next to Cisco Brewers Kitchen and Bar, 1480 E Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford Finish: Fort Phoenix State Beach, Green Street, Fairhaven Don’t miss this chance to swim point-to-point across a closed shipping channel with 300 other swimmers! The Buzzards Bay Swim is a one-of-a-kind scenic point-to-point open water swim across outer New Bedford Harbor. … [Read more...]

Homecoming Day Fair

Homecoming Day Fair Saturday, June 24, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Center Street, from William to Green streets, Fairhaven 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. An early summer favorite, this event features about 175 booths of handmade crafts and delicious foods in addition to live entertainment, an art exhibit on the west lawn of the Unitarian Church, and children’s activities, including the very popular fire engine rides. Sponsored by the Fairhaven … [Read more...]

July 4th Car Cruise

July 4th Car Cruise Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 8:30 a.m. Starts at Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven Route ends at Fort Phoenix Classic and antique cars line up at Fairhaven High School for the raising of the "Big Flag" at 8:30 a.m. They then cruise through town, heading toward Green Street, where they will then lead the town's Fourth of July Parade south to Fort Phoenix. The cruise and parade will be followed by the … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Fourth of July Parade

Fairhaven Fourth of July Parade Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Parade starts approximately 9:00 a.m. at Green St. side of Cushman Park (Gathering Time is 8:00 a.m. for participants in the parade) Help celebrate the Nation's Birthday in true Fairhaven style! The day begins with the raising of the Big Flag at F.H.S at 8:30 a.m. and the July 4th Car Cruise. Watch the antique cars cruise through town and arriving at Cushman Park to meet up with the … [Read more...]