New Bedford Holiday Happenings

Christmas is a little more than a week away… are you ready?

If you’ve put off shopping entirely or just need to pick up a few last-minute items, New Bedford’s Holiday Happenings will help you complete your gift list and put you in a merry mood!

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WHEN: December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Custom House Square – Barkers Ln, New Bedford, MA
COST: Free!
Restaurants, specialty shops, and boutiques will come together to offer deals creating a unique holiday shopping experience. Download the Holiday Happenings Shop Saturday Deal Sheet here. Downtown will be full of holiday spirit with an array of festive activities in and around Custom House Square including:

* Free horse drawn carriage rides (12PM-2PM & 3PM-5PM)
* Life size Elf on the Shelf (12PM-2PM)
* Selfies with Mr. & Mrs. Claus on the big red sled (1PM-3PM)
* Holiday sounds by the New Bedford Harpoon Harmonizers (3:30PM-4:15PM)
* Whaling City Knots (The Knots will demonstrate and sell their decorative rope creations) (12PM-4PM)
* Greens sale (swags/wreaths with cuttings from The Trustees of Reservations properties) (1PM-4PM)
* Complimentary gift wrapping station (1PM-4PM)
* Winter farmer’s market (10AM-1PM)

Now it’s time to plan your trip to New Bedford. You can take a quick drive from the Boston area or if you’re on Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, catch one of several direct daily flights to New Bedford. 

To look up flights or to book yours today, visit capeair.com or call 800-CAPE-AIR.

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