New Bedford Folk Festival 2022

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New Bedford Folk Festival brings together over 70 renowned and emerging performers and 90 juried arts and crafts vendors in New Bedford’s authentic historic district during on Saturday July 9th and Sunday July 10th. The two day family-oriented festival offers continuous folk music from 11am to 9pm on seven sound stages in and around the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park ranging from the majestic 1200 seat Zeiterion Performing Arts Center to the intimacy of the National Park Garden Stage.


Hours of operation
JULY 9 & 10, 2022
11:00AM TO 9:00PM
‍FOOD & CRAFTS: 11:00am to 7:00pm*
*Food Court & Bar open until 8pm‍

MUSIC: Starts at 11:00am
Main Stage (Zeiterion) concludes at 9:00pm
All other sites finish between 6:00 & 7:00pm
Check the schedule for details.


Save with a weekend pass! We hope you’ll join us for the whole weekend. That’s two full days of amazing music with access to nearly 75 performances.

Can’t make it both days? Purchase a single day pass for either Saturday or Sunday to enjoy 10 hours of fantastic live music.

Children under 12 years old are free and do not need a ticket.

Single Day

Weekend Pass