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Online ticket sales have ended. Tickets will still be available day of event, Sunday May 21st, 2017!

Tickets can also be bought for presale price of $15 ($20 day of) on pier 3 from 10AM-4PM Saturday.

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The 11th Annual “Taste of SouthCoast” Festival is scheduled for Sunday, May 21st, 2017 from 12 Noon until 5pm on Pier 3 in New Bedford’s Historic Waterfront. The “Taste of SouthCoast” is hosted by New Bedford’s own Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick and proudly sponsored by Pier Fish Company.

The “Taste of SouthCoast” features restaurants, bakeries, and caterers from the SouthCoast area. Participants serve sample sized portions of their signature dishes from noon to 3:15pm. Tasters will be able to keep track of their sampling and cast their votes in the categories of “People’s Choice Award for Food”, “People’s Choice Award for Dessert” and “Best Booth Presentation”.

The tasting wraps up by 3:15pm. The votes are tallied and the awards are presented by 4:30pm. The fun continues until 5pm with live music all afternoon. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be served until 5pm.



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Claremont Companies



Whales Tooth Parking lot
532 Acushnet Ave
Complementary parking will be available 12pm-5:30pm.

Elm Street Parking Garage
51 Elm Street

Keep in mind all metered parking is free downtown on Sunday’s!