Port of New Bedford

America's #1 Fishing Port

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Permits for Waterfront Events

Hold your next event at The Port!


We're here to help you navigate the best places to hold your event on our waterfront properties.  From fishing tournaments to trade expos, New Bedford Harbor is a popular venue because of our working waterfront and recreation-friendly Harbor.  Let us put out our "welcome mat" for your group.

  • Pope's Island is a great place for a boating club rendezvous
  • State Pier is wonderful for expos

After you choose your event location, let us help you with securing a permit for your waterfront event.

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