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Family Fun Halifax is your go-to resource for all things fun and local. From the biggest festivals to the hidden gems, we are on the move and on the lookout for the very best #YHZ has to offer! You can stay up to date by liking us on Facebook and signing up for our monthly newsletter.

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Old Burying Ground

Posted on: November 22, 2012

  The Old Burying Ground National Historic Site of Canada contains more than 1,200 head and foot stones, constituting a unique Canadian concentration of gravestone art from the 18th and early 19th centuries. It’s right downtown and very fun to take a peek at while touring Halifax historic sites nearby.
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York Redoubt National Historic Site

Posted on: November 22, 2012

  Established in 1793 on a bluff overlooking the harbour entrance, and expanded in the 19th and 20th centuries, York Redoubt was a key element in the defence of Halifax Harbour. Visit the Second World War Command Centre, and enjoy the scenic views of the harbour mouth and adjacent coastline.
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Memory Lane Heritage Village

Posted on: November 22, 2012

  Memory Lane Heritage Village located in Lake Charlotte in the Eastern Shore region is an award-winning living history village depicting life in rural Nova Scotia during the 1940s, an era transformed by modern conveniences. The village features 16 rescued and restored buildings with period artifacts including a general store,
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Halifax Public Gardens

Posted on: November 21, 2012

  The Halifax Public Gardens are a 16-acre oasis in the heart of downtown Halifax. Officially opened in 1867, The Halifax Public Gardens have retained much of their original Victorian character thanks to a series of talented superintendents, chief horticulturists, and gardeners. Through their efforts, the Public Gardens were designated a National Historic
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Lake Banook

Posted on: November 21, 2012

    Lake Banook is a freshwater lake located in Dartmouth within the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is home to three sprint canoe and kayak clubs, two rowing clubs, and has a claim to be the birthplace of ice hockey. It has several great swimming holes,
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Shearwater Flyer Trail

Posted on: November 21, 2012

Part of the Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association. The main part of the Shearwater Flyer Trail is a 5km (3 mile) well groomed, flat trail located between trailheads on Bisset Rd.  and Caldwell Rd. This trail is perfect for bike riding or getting the kids out for a good
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Peggy’s Cove

Posted on: November 21, 2012

Peggy’s Cove is one of Nova Scotia’s premiere destinations. Its historic lighthouse, charming fishing village and remarkable landscape make for a breathtaking trip, just a short distance from Halifax. Peggy’s Cove Details: Address: (lighthouse and restaurant) 178 Peggy’s Point Road, Peggy’s Cove, N.S. Phone: (902) 823-2561 Website: http://www.peggys-cove.com/    

Cole Harbour Farm Heritage Museum

Posted on: November 21, 2012

The Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Farm Museum is a community museum dedicated to preserving and interpreting Cole Harbour’s agricultural past, and to developing understanding of plants, animals and farming today.  It’s a great place to bring the kids for an afternoon play, with all kinds of interesting nooks and crannies
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H.M.C.S. Sackville

Posted on: November 21, 2012

HMCS Sackville was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy and later served as a civilian research vessel. She is now a museum ship located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the last surviving Flower-class corvette. H.M.C.S. Sackville Contact Info: Address:  1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax Phone: (902)
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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Posted on: November 21, 2012

Learn about the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, and the vital role of immigration to Canada.  The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 was newly renovated in the summer of 2015, and now has two large galleries full of fascinating, interactive activities to help visitors understand
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