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!

Dartmouth Open Street
Dartmouth Open Street Sunday

It’s Downtown Dartmouth’s biggest street party of the year! Dartmouth Open Street Sunday is a collaborative community event that opens up streets to pedestrians, cyclists, food trucks…and everything in between. Join in the FREE fun at Portland Street and Prince Albert Road from Alderney Landing to Sullivan’s Pond Park. With
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SummerSunshineSeries
Summer Sunshine Concert Series

Dartmouth is joining in the summer fun! Head to the Ferry Terminal Park on the Dartmouth Waterfront with your family and friends to enjoy FREE live music at the Dartmouth Summer Sunshine Concert Series. There will be picnic tables for you to use or feel free to BYOC – bring
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Museums FREE Admission
Visit a Provincial Museum this Summer – FREE!

School’s out but you can still discover and learn with a visit to a Nova Scotia Museum this summer. Best part? The provincial museums will be offering FREE admission to all 28 museums during the months of July and August! The museums include a few gems in HRM – The
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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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SamplerMAY
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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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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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 17th and 18th! 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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Chickenburger Ice Cream
Ice Cream at the Chickenburger – Buy One, Get One for 99 Cents

I scream, you scream… now we can all scream with joy as we make time for one last ice cream cone at the chickenburger. Grab a friend and enjoy your second cone for less than a dollar! Open Monday -Friday: 5 pm – 8 pm/Saturday and Sunday 12 pm –
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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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