Conversations about Women’s History: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Conversations about Women's History: Charlotte Perkins Gilman Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 6:30 p.m. Millicent Library, 45 Center St., Fairhaven (use Walnut St. entrance) During Women’s History Month, the Friends of the Millicent Library is presenting informal talks and discussions about women in Massachusetts history who changed people’s lives. The conversations will be led by Beth Luey, a Fairhaven … [Read more...]

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 8, 2023, 9:00 a.m. sharp Livesey Park, Glenhaven Ave., Fairhaven Annual Easter egg hunt with separate areas for children in different age groups (toddler to 4, 5-8, and 9-12). Children from toddlers to age 12 can 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 … [Read more...]

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 9, 2023, approximately 6:15 a.m. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven The Fort Phoenix parking lot will open at 5:30 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 6:15 a.m. Disabled accessible. For … [Read more...]

West Island 5K Run/Walk

West Island 5k Run/Walk Sunday, April 23, 2023 5K race 11:00 a.m., Kids Mile Fun Run, 10:00 a.m. 41 Causeway Rd., West Island, Fairhaven Come out and run to benefit good causes on a US Track and Field certified course. Entry fees for the 5K range from $15 to $25. There is also a Kids Mile Fun Run at 10:00 a.m. with an entry fee of $5. Race shirt or beach towel to first 300 5k registrants. Cash prizes. … [Read more...]

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival Sunday, May 7, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House 11 Cherry Street, Fairhaven This traditional festival celebrates cherry blossoms and our friendship with Japan. Activities, demonstrations, and a museum tour are included as listed below. Free admission. Activities during the day may include: Kamishibai (paper theater), Childrens’ … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]