5 Awesome Family-Friendly Events in Halifax this Weekend (May 19th-20th)

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Weekend Roundup

May long weekend… the traditional start of summer! Whether you are going camping, heading to the cottage or enjoying some of the great events around the city, get out there and take a breath of fresh air – summer is here!
Live large for the long weekend,

Here are 5 Family Events in Halifax and beyond to check out this weekend:

1. Blue Nose Block Fest

Kick off the weekend with the Blue Nose Block Fest on Friday evening! There will be aerial acrobatics, balloon artists, live entertainment, face painting, a mascot showdown and more!

2. Blue Nose Marathon

The 15th Annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon takes place this weekend! There will be a variety of events for walkers and runners of all ages, at all fitness levels or you can come on out and cheer on your friends and family.

3. Scotia Speedworld CARSTAR Season Opener

The CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series, which runs May through September, kicks off with the weekly race series opener this Sunday at 2:00 pm!

4. Halifax Attractions Week

Saturday is the last day of the 1st annual Halifax Attractions Week! If you didn’t get a chance to check it out last weekend, you still have time to get AMAZING deals on some of the best attractions and experiences in the city!

5. Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Season Opening

To kick off the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm opening and pop-up market, they will be hosting a party with several vendors and the kids will love the new piglets, ewes, local produce, and fun activities at the farm! Admission is by donation in support the Farm.

Enter our Great Giveaway!

Family Fun Halifax and the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo are giving away 4 tickets to their show on June 26th at 7:00pm at the Scotiabank Centre. The contest is open until midnight on June 21st and the winners will be notified via email on June 22nd. Good luck! Click here to enter.


But wait… There’s more!

Check out our events calendar to see all the great events coming up!

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out this form with your event details and a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

Family Events in Halifax

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