Event Cancellations

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt North Fairhaven Improvement Association originally scheduled for April 3, 2021, CANCELLED See Easter Bunny Fire Engine Ride instead Easter Sunrise Service at Fort Phoenix Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford originally scheduled for April 4, 2021, CANCELLED West Island Road Race originally scheduled for April 25, 2021, CANCELLED Cherry Blossom Festival … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Farmers Market (weekly)

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market Sundays from June 13 to October 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 151 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA, next to National Bleach Face coverings are optional. Social distancing is suggested. This privately operated farmers market features locally grown edibles, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, meat, herbs, honey, jams, eggs, plants, homemade soaps, fresh squeezed lemonade, … [Read more...]

Henry H Rogers Walking Tour 2021

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 10:00 a.m. beginning of June through end of September. Tours begin outside the Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven WEATHER PERMITTING Tour size limited to 25 people. Face coverings are optional. This shortened "pandemic-friendly" walk outlines the life of Standard Oil Co. executive Henry H. Rogers and the magnificent public buildings … [Read more...]

Pirates & Privateers Presentation

Pirates & Privateers Presentation Friday mornings, 10:00 a.m., June through September WEATHER PERMITTING Wearing masks for public safety is optional. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven, MA Tour begins at fort flagpole. 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 … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix Fall Encampment

Fairhaven Village Militia Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday & Sunday, September 25 and 26, 2021 Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to sunset, Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA Cannon firing is Saturday evening at 6:45 p.m. The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period … [Read more...]

Historical Fairhaven Center Walking Tour

Historical Fairhaven Center Walking Tour Saturday, September 25, 1:00 p.m. Starts at Leonard E. Pierce Memorial Park corner of South and Fort Streets, Fairhaven, MA The tour highlights interesting bits of history and relates stories of past personalities such as Capt. Alexander Winsor, Henry H. Rogers, Warren Delano II and others. You’ll learn about houses that have moved from place to place and which … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Kids Fest

Fairhaven Kids Fest Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lawn of Visitors Center and Fairhaven High School 141 Main Street at Route 6, Fairhaven Sponsored by the Fairhaven Office of Tourism and Millicent Library Youth Services Interactive Fun with Pirates of the Cape Mermaids to Meet, from Ever After Storytime Entertainment Craft Activities to Make and Bring Home Costume Parade and … [Read more...]

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade Sunday, October 24, 2021, 5:00 p.m. Starts at Benoit Square, intersection of Adams Street & Howland Road Sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement Association, this Halloween costume parade has been held every year since 1950. Children and adults in costume walk from Benoit Square north on Main Street to St. Mary's Church. In the parking lot behind the church, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]