Fort Phoenix Polar Plunge

Fort Phoenix Polar Plunge POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 10:00 a.m. Fort Phoenix State Beach and Reservation South end of Green St., Fairhaven, MA Come start off the new year with a dash into the ocean! Challenge your family and friends to come out and plunge in remembrance of the victims of domestic violence. The theme for 2018 is "Your Favorite Disney Movie." A donation of $25 buys a long sleeve … [Read more...]

Stand Up for Women

Stand Up for Women Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Seaport Inn and Marina Grand Ballroom, 110 Middle St., Fairhaven The Women’s Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts presents “Stand Up For Women,” a fun and laughter-filled fundraiser with headliner Kelly MacFarland, a comic selected for the Boston Comedy Festival, who was seen on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. She will be joined by Andrea Henry … [Read more...]

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 30, 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...]

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...]

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...]