11 + Amazing Halifax Summer Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss


Halifax comes alive again this summer with tons of exciting festivals for everyone. Whether you enjoy Jump-ups, Jazz or Jugglers, here are 11 Family-friendly Halifax Summer Festivals you won’t want to miss!


Lebanese Cedar Festival
When: May 31st – June 3rd, 2018
Where:  Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 3844 Joseph Howe Drive
Website: Lebanese Cedar Festival
Phone: 902- 443-4162

Greek Festival
When: June 8th-11th 2017
Where: St. George’s Greek Church, 38 Purcells Cove Road
Getting There: Pick Up/Drop at Bayers Road Shopping Centre in front of Colour/Bluewave Building (look for signs!)
Website: www.greekfest.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalifaxGreekFest

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
When: June 26th- July 2nd, 2018
Where: Scotiabank Centre, Halifax
Website: Our Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo Listing

Bedford Days


Canada Day Festival

Atlantic Film Festival, Outdoor Film Festival
When: Select Friday and Saturday Nights – June, July and August!
Where: Public Gardens, Dartmouth Crossing and Tall Ships Quay
Website: Our Atlantic Film Festival Listing

TD Halifax Jazz Festival
When: July 12th-16th, 2017
Website: Our Jazz Festival Listing 

Lebanese Festival
When: July 7th – July 10th, 2017
Where: Olympic Community Centre, Cunard St. Halifax
Website: Our Lebanese Festival Listing

Halifax Pride Festival 
When: July 20th -30th, 2017
Where: Various locations in Halifax
Website: http://halifaxpride.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/halifaxpride

Afrifest – African Festival of Arts and Culture
When: 21-23 July, 2017
Where: Halifax Waterfront, The Wave
Website: Our Afrifest Event Listing



Halifax International Busker Festival
When: August 2nd – 7th, 2017
Where:  Various Downtown/Waterfront locations
Website: www.buskers.ca
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/HalifaxBuskers

Bell Aliant Halifax Natal Day Festival
When: August 4th – 7th, 2017
Where:  Halifax and Dartmouth
Website: www.natalday.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hrmcivicevents

India Fest
When: 11th-13th August, 2017
Where:  Halifax Forum Multi-Purpose Centre
Website: Our India Fest Halifax Listing

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