Benoit Square Lighting & Caroling

Benoit Square Lighting & Caroling Friday, December 2, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Benoit Square, opposite 267 Adams Street, Fairhaven The North Fairhaven Improvement Association will host its annual Sing-Along at Benoit Square—this year featuring Miss New Bedford and Friends—and light the decorated square and gazebo. Santa Claus will also be visiting. Free. For more information, email … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Old-Time Holiday

Fairhaven Old-Time Holiday Saturday, December 10, 2022 Various Locations. See listings linked below for specific details First organized by the Fairhaven Office of Tourism in 1998, the Old-Time Holiday is a cooperative effort between many of the town's non-profit,  school, and church groups.   Fairs and marketplaces and other activities are held in the Town Hall, the First Congregational … [Read more...]

Annual Town Hall Shops

Town Hall Shops (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven The Town Hall auditorium is filled with tables of sale items from non-profit groups, school groups and churches. Among the many offerings you'll find gifts, holiday wreaths and centerpieces, baked goods, ornaments, hand crafted items, T-Shirts, raffles, and … [Read more...]

Congregational Church Old-Time Holiday Fair

First Congregational Church Old-Time Holiday Fair & Lobster Roll Luncheon (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. First Congregational Church, 34 Center Street The church will be alive with activity. There will be outside vendors with handmade crafts as well the church parishioners selling home baked goods, cheese, crafts, jewelry, a chance auction … [Read more...]

Unitarian Church Holiday Marketplace

Unitarian Church Holiday Marketplace, Sanctuary Tours & Luncheon (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Unitarian Memorial Church parish house, 102 Green St. Luncheon at Harrop Center, next door on the church property Masks must be worn indoors at all Unitarian Church building except in the luncheon area.  The Unitarian Memorial Church, built in 1904, … [Read more...]

Santa’s Sweet Shop at NMI

Santa's Sweet Shop at Northeast Maritime Institute (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Northeast Maritime Institute 32 Washington Street, Fairhaven A new venue at the Old-Time Holiday for 2022 is “Santa’s Sweet Shop” at the Northeast Maritime Institute, 32 Washington St. The Institute will team up with Dorothy Cox’s Chocolates and The Nook to bring the … [Read more...]

Millicent’s Holiday Fun & Book Sale

Millicent’s Holiday Fun & Book Sale (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, regular hours 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm. Children's drop-in craft making 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 45 Center St., Fairhaven Shop at the Friends of the Millicent Library's book sale in the downstairs auditorium. (Walnut Street entrance). On the first floor of the library, there will be a drop-in children's … [Read more...]

VFW Post 2892 Craft Fair

VFW Post 2892 Craft Fair Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven VFW Post 2892  109 Middle Street, Fairhaven Find gifts for the people on your Christmas list at the VFW Craft Fair. Crafters will be selling items including jewelry, soaps , crochet items, concrete figures, Christmas crafts , decoupage shells, and more. The rental fees for the table spaces are benefiting the VFW. … [Read more...]

Town Hall Sing-Along

Town Hall Sing-Along (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 10, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven A community tradition! Sing carols on the steps of the Town Hall while waiting for the arrival of a jolly visitor from the North Pole. Then enjoy some hot chocolate in the Town Hall auditorium. Sponsored by the Fairhaven Improvement Association. Free. For other Old-Time … [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...]