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106th Annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament
August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until August 7, 2022
Four stages and four days of live Portuguese and American entertainment in Madeira Field.
The 2022 opening night headliner is the Led Zeppelin tribute band, Get the Led Out.
The Feast has something for everyone. Festivities include Portuguese cuisine and continuous entertainment, including cabaret performers in the museum courtyard. There are also rides and games on the carnival midway. New Bedford’s largest parade takes place annually on Sunday in the North End.
Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the Feast this year — all free of charge.