NEW BEDFORD — City officials say New Bedford's New Year's Eve celebration will be largely moving indoors due to rain forecast for Saturday night — except for the fireworks, which are still set to go off over the harbor.

The Broken Glass Projections 3D mapping event, which involves projecting an artistic light show over a building in Wing's Court, has been postponed to a later date.

Last year's fireworks event was also affected by weather, as the display was shrouded in clouds.

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This year the fireworks display will take place at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, as advertised — despite the weather.

But everything else will move indoors in various locations.

Events are set to take place from 5-8 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

Here's where you can find what you're looking for:

  • Vinny's Miracle Fish Puppets, Toe Jam Puppet Band, and the photo booth will move to the New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • Ever After Storybook Entertainment Characters are now at the main library
  • Cirque de Light and Kaleidoscope Art and Entertainment with magicians and face painting will take place at the Whaling National Historical Park
  • Buttonwood Brass Band is at the CVPA Star Store
  • The Inter Church Council Worship Service will take place at the Seamen's Bethel

See the Destination New Bedford website for details.

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