OLOA Portuguese Dinner

Portuguese Dinner Saturday, March 10, 2018, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Our Lady of Angels Hall 7 Jesse Street, Fairhaven, MA Our Lady of Angels club in North Fairhaven is holding its annual Portuguese dinner. Dinner choices are half a chicken with Portuguese style rice, roasted potatoes, vegetable, Portuguese pop, and red peppers if you wish, or Bifanas (marinated Portuguese style pork steaks) with Portuguese … [Read more...]

Fairhaven’s Pilgrim: John Cooke

Fairhaven Historical Society Lecture: Fairhaven's Pilgrim: John Cooke Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall auditorium, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven At the invitation of the Fairhaven Historical Society, Fairhaven's tourism director Chris Richard will speak about the Mayflower's last surviving male passenger John Cooke, the only Pilgrim to move to the Old Dartmouth territory. Cooke's … [Read more...]

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Livesey Park, Glenhaven Ave., Fairhaven Annual Easter egg hunt with separate areas for children in different age groups. Find candy eggs in the park and playground and look for specially numbered wooden eggs that can be redeemed for prizes. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Raffles. Sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement … [Read more...]

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 1, 2018, 6:00 a.m. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven The Fort Phoenix parking lot will open at 5:00 a.m. so worshipers may gather for the annual Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford. The service takes place near the cannons and will begin at approximately 6:00 a.m. Handicap accessible. For more … [Read more...]

West Island 5K Run/Walk

West Island 5k Run/Walk Sunday, April 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m. 41 Causeway Rd., West Island, Fairhaven The Fairhaven High School Cross Country program benefits from this event, run on a US Track and Field certified course. Entry fees range from $15 to $25. There is also a Kids Mile Run with an entry fee of $5. Shirts to first 600 5k registrants; neoprene wrist bands to Kids Mile entrants. Cash prizes. … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven Take a walk in one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts, created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The tour visits the final resting places of some of the town’s most prominent people. You’ll also see lovely examples of early … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix Historical Encampment

Fairhaven Village Militia Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 2018 Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA 9:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Cannon firing approx. 7:45 p.m. Saturday The Fairhaven Village Militia, the Wareham Minutemen, and the Fairhaven Office of Tourism present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m. Main Street, from Center Street north to Riverside Cemetery Units will march from Center and Main streets north to Riverside Cemetery. There will be a pause at Fairhaven High School for the raising of the “Big Flag” with the National Anthem performed by Fairhaven High School music students. At Riverside Cemetery there will be a ceremony at the Civil … [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...]