Cheapies & Freebies

Having kids can get expensive but having fun with kids does not have to be. Many of the other pages include activities that can be done for free but this page is dedicated for those special deals that come along every once in awhile. Please note that these deals are subject to change without notice. We encourage you to call the facility before you head out on your fun activities!

Tattoo Festival
The 2022 Tattoo Festival – FREE Events at Various Locations Around Halifax

The Tattoo Festival is held throughout the week of the Tattoo at various locations around HRM. The Festival hosts lots of FREE events, including the Annual Canada Day Parade! You can download the full schedule here. Tattoo Festival When: June 25th – July 2nd, 2022 Where: Various locations throughout HRM
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Musique Royale Cookie Concert: Jackson-Wilson Duo

Musique Royale invites you to hear Jackson-Wilson Duo, the featured performers for our upcoming Cookie Concert in June! Andrew Jackson and Sam Wilson have been exploring the interplay of trombone and guitar over the last several years while honing their musical chemistry as a duo. Their repertoire is expansive from
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Grand Oasis
Grand Oasis – FREE Entertainment at the Grand Parade Square

Head downtown with your family and friends to enjoy FREE live music, dance, art, and culture in and around the Grand Parade Square at the Grand Oasis. There will be patio furniture and picnic tables for you to use or feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets. The
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Reel Family Movie
Alderney Landing ‘Reel’ Family Movie Night

Enjoy a family date at the Reel Family Movie Night at Alderney Landing. This month’s feature is The Main Event! Get your FREE tickets starting May 3rd. Concession is available and in support of Eastern Front Theatre. Alderney Landing Family Movie Night When: Friday, May 13th, 2022 Where: Alderney Landing
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Stadacona Band
The Stadacona Band – Battle of the Atlantic Memorial Concert

The Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy will be performing the Battle of the Atlantic Memorial Concert at the Spatz Theatre in Halifax. After two years of online performances, the Stadacona Band is proud to bring this annual FREE commemorative event back to live audiences. Battle of the Atlantic
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Halifax Mini-Con
Halifax Mini-Con

Halifax Central Library’s Annual Halifax Mini-Con is an all-ages week-long celebration!  Come dressed in your favourite cosplay, check out some great programs, and explore the ever-expanding multiverse! Here are some of the great events! For a complete schedule, visit their Website. Superhero Scavenger Hunt | Multiple Dates Fandom Crafts |
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History Hikes at Shubie Park

The Shubenacadie Canal Commission historical guided tours program ‘History Hikes’ will be starting again this May!  This unique tour begins at the Fairbanks Centre, in Shubie Park, which surrounds the section of the canal that connects Lake Micmac and Lake Charles. During the walk, you will see Locks 2 and
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Conservatory Concert
The Stadacona Band and Maritime Conservatory Chamber Concert

The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts will be hosting a unique concert featuring members of The Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy along with faculty member Maximilian Fleischman, piano, the Maritime Conservatory Brass Ensemble, and woodwind students. On this occasion, The Stadacona Band members will be appearing as soloists
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Ashton Gardens
Daffodil Walk and Spring Celebration

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a woodland walk lined with thousands of daffodils at Ashton’s Garden Centre! With educational and interesting fact signage to be found along the way, opportunities for that perfect selfie and spots to sit and enjoy the scenery along the river – you’ll feel the
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MCPA Concert Series
Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts presents Family Discovery Concert Series

The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts presents its Family Discovery Concert Series! This concert series will take you around the world as you discover new songs, stories, sounds, and dance. Best part? It’s FREE admission for the whole family! Family Discovery Concert Series When: March 6th, April 3rd, and May
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