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Event Series Event Series: 25th New Bedford Folk Festival 2022

25th New Bedford Folk Festival 2022

July 9, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

$30 – $135

The New Bedford Folk Festival returns for the 25th year on Saturday and Sunday, July 9–10.  The annual multi-stage event features vocalist/guitarist Abby Gardner, acoustic guitarist Beppe Gambetta, the Musique à Bouches quintet, and many more musicians. The lineup includes over 75 performances on seven stages across two days. A food court, beer garden, workshops, and artisan market round out the experience. Keep watch for the upcoming list of vendors. Tickets are one or both days are available here with early bird pricing until May 31.

Food and Crafts: 11 a.m.– 7 p.m. (*Food Court and Bar open until 8 p.m‍.)

Music: Starts at 11 a.m.

Main Stage (Zeiterion) concludes at 9 p.m.

All other sites finish between 6–7 p.m.

Check the schedule for details.




July 9, 2022
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
$30 – $135
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Downtown New Bedford
Union St. /Purchase St. Area
New Bedford, MA United States
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