New Bedford's Director of Tourism and Marketing, Dagny Ashley looks back at 2017 and previews events in the coming year.

The City Of New Bedford has wrapped up its Tourism Season for 2017, but there is still plenty to do and see in the city, according to Dagny Ashley, New Bedford's Director of Marketing and Tourism. On this week's Townsquare Sunday Program, Ashley outlines the successes of 2017: from the Portuguese Feast to the Food Truck Festival, plus a look at holiday celebrations in the Downtown and City Celebrates New Years Eve. Ashley confirms that there will be fireworks on New Year's Eve. Dagny also offers a sneak peek into the 2018 tourism season, and shares with WBSM's Jim Phillips some highlights that visitors and residents might enjoy in the New Year.

Photo of Dagny Ashley Credit: Colton Simmons of Colton Simmons Photography & Design

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6am on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area. If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here.