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!

Emera Oval
Skating at the Emera Oval

Lace-up those skates… the Emera Oval is open! Head over to the Halifax Common in the heart of the city and get ready to enjoy the fresh winter air with an outdoor skate. The Emera Oval offers FREE public skating throughout the day, every day. The Oval has made some
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MR Cookie Concert
Musique Royale Cookie Concert: Dan McKinnon

Musique Royale invites you to hear Christmas songs and music for the holiday season, performed by singer and songwriter Dan McKinnon. There is limited seating available for this concert, to reserve in advance please email Cookie Concerts are child-friendly hour-long presentations incorporating music with other artistic creativity for the
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Reel Family Movie
Alderney Landing ‘Reel’ Family Movie Night

Movies are back at the Alderney! Enjoy a family date at the Reel Family Movie Night at Alderney Landing. This month’s feature is Arthur Christmas! Get your FREE tickets starting December 8th. Alderney Landing Family Movie Night When: Saturday, December 18th, 2021 Where: Alderney Landing Theatre Time: 7:00 pm Where: 2
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Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse
Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse Purple vs Orange Game FREE ADMISSION!

The long-awaited return of the Halifax Thunderbirds is HERE! Come out and have a look at the 2021-22 team at the annual Purple vs Orange intrasquad game. The house will be on fire with one of the hottest tickets of the season. Best part? Tickets are FREE! Get tickets here.
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curbside giveaway credit: Helen Earley
Treasure Hunter Alert: Halifax Curbside Giveaway

FREE up some space and get some FREE stuff on curbside giveaway weekend, October 16th and 17th! This event happens rain or shine. Check the link below for a new interactive map! Guidelines for Curbside Giveaway Place re-usable household items at the curb in front of your home on Friday
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Nocturne Halifax: Art at Night

Nocturne Halifax: Art at Night consists of a variety of exhibitions and performances, staged across the galleries and public spaces of downtown Halifax and Dartmouth. Nocturne is totally FREE, designed and planned by faithful volunteers. Many exhibits are family-friendly. The interactive Nocturne Halifax Program Guide provides more details about individual
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Ice Cream Day
Report Card Day at Chicken Little

Whoo-hoo! School’s out for summer! Let’s celebrate at Chicken Little! Congrats on making it through another school year… Chicken Little will give you a FREE ICE CREAM CONE! Stop by this Wednesday and they will reward you with a delicious ice cream cone! One free regular ice cream cone per
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Get FREE Samples AND Coupons from Sampler!

When I was a kid, I remember my mother dutifully scanning flyers, clipping coupons, and entering contests. Free samples? A treasure! I have vague memories of tiny boxes of TIDE sitting alongside the bargain box of no-name clothes detergent, small bottles of dishwashing liquid displayed like little trophies behind the
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Things to do in Halifax with kids
10 Essential Things to do in Halifax with Kids This Summer

10 Essential Things to Do in Halifax with Kids This Summer There are so many fun things to do in Halifax – it’s hard to know where to start! How about this list of 10 essential things to do in Halifax with kids this summer. 1. Say Hello (and Goodbye?)
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Where to see the Bluenose in 2020
Where to See the Bluenose II, as She Sails Around Nova Scotia This Summer

Want to know where to see the Bluenose II this summer?  In celebration of her 100th birthday, this beautiful schooner will sail around the province as part of a tour called Sail Past Summer. Due to Covid-19 restrictions you won’t be able to board the ship, but rest assured, she
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