Family Friendly Events in Halifax – April

April events

April is here! Bring on the flowers and showers… the warmer weather and longer days! April is the official first full month of spring. Here is our month-at-a-glance of events in April and if you are looking for more ideas, the Family Fun Halifax calendar is always being updated with the latest events. Also, each Wednesday, we publish our ‘Weekend Roundup’ – family-friendly Halifax events for the upcoming weekend. Happy April, everyone!

Eclipse 2024 Viewing Event (April 8): Witness the eclipse through solar telescopes and safe viewing practices at the Discovery Centre’s Solar Eclipse Event.

Earth Day Events (April 8-22):  Halifax is gearing up to celebrate Earth Day in a big way. With a host of Earth Day events and activities planned for April 20th, 2024, residents and visitors alike can get involved in efforts to protect the planet.

Halifax Burger Bash (April 11-20): Halifax Burger Bash is back! This city-wide burger-eating phenomenon and fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia will see local restaurants feature tasty burger specials with special pricing.

Saltscapes East Coast Expo (April 19-21): Join more than 500 exhibitors for a weekend celebrating all things local – unique exhibitors, local producers, artisans, demonstrations, sampling, and entertainment.

Portland Estates Kids Consignment Sale (April 22): The Portland Estates Kids Consignment Sale is back! Pick up some excellent quality items from clothes, toys, games, books, sporting equipment, and shoes all priced to sell.

Anne of Green Gables The Ballet (April 23 & 24): Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet returns to Halifax at the Dal Arts Centre.

Don’t forget, in addition to these events above, there are lots of ongoing activities at these great Halifax attractions:

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Discovery Centre, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Museum of Natural HistoryAfricville Museum, Halifax Central LibraryArt Gallery of Nova ScotiaShearwater Aviation Museum, Ross Farm Museum and Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.

Be sure to visit our calendar for current events happening in your community. Have a fantastic April everyone!

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