Ropefest 2019 will be held April 27th from 8am-4pm.

This year we will have local craft vendors, educational booths and seminars, a live auction, food trucks, youth activities, rope splicing demonstrations and much more. Continue checking back to this page for updates as we get closer. We hope to see you there!


Update 4/12- Get excited for...


-Oxford Creamery's "Oxcart"

-Poppin' Mad Kettle Corn


-Sharks Come Cruisin'


-Paige's Paracord

-Busy Bee Nauticals

-Danger Close Paracord

-The Black Leash

-Bookflip Bookmarks


-the New Bedford Fire Department              -Schooner Ernestina

-New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center         -New Bedford Coast Guard Auxiliary

-Bristol County Tech Rescue                        -Herreshoff Museum 

-Buzzard Bay Coalition                                -Beetle Cat

-Community Boating of New Bedford                 -Low Tide Yacht Club


*Complete schedule still to come.



Take a stroll down memory lane and see what Ropefest has been like through the years.