First Night New Bedford MA 2013

First Night New Bedford MA 2013

No need to travel to Boston or Providence, First Night New Bedford MA 2013 will be full of fun family activities and of course fireworks. Come celebrate New Years Eve 2012 in New Bedford MA. There will be great shows, dining, bars, street performers, activities and a great firework display in Custom House Square. So help us close out 2012 and ring in 2013!

Here are some of the free activities, no button required!

AHA! Click here for a list of AHA events and activities, too many to list here…

2-4 Hat Making at Artworks

4:30 Greetings from the Mayor at City Hall. Followed by performances from Ms. New Bedford, The Showstoppers and the Steel Drum Ensemble from Umass Dartmouth

5pm Story telling at public library and Artworks!

8:30 Fireworks in Custom House Square


  • Fire Spinning at Whaling Museam and Wings Court
  • Ice Sculpting at Custom House Square
  • Jedies Magic Circus at BCC
  • Aerial Arts at the YMCA
  • The Showstoppers at Penler Space
  • Toe Jam Puppet Band at YMCA
  • Trevor the Juggler on William St


Look for parking at the Elm St garage, expect street closings around William St and Custom House Square. Be safe and enjoy First Night New Bedford MA 2013.