Pumpkin patch
Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

As fall arrives in Halifax, with cooler weather and changing leaves, people start looking for pumpkin patches and corn mazes. Let’s take a look at the top spots in the area to enjoy these classic autumn activities and make some great memories, all with the inviting backdrop of the fall
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Weekend Guide
Family Friendly Activities in HRM this Weekend (September 29-October 1)

Another weekend is almost upon us and it finally feels like fall #sweaterweather. Some of us might experience a long weekend to observe the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. There are some events happening throughout the city to help us learn about the true means of the day. Check
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How to Observe National Truth and Reconciliation Day in Halifax

Though most businesses are closed to observe the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation this September 30th and October 2nd, 2023, there will be a few special events to celebrate Indigenous culture, amplify the voice of Indigenous artists and help us all pause and reflect on the impact and painful
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Hurricane Lee Home activities
101 Things to Do at Home

While this list was born out of necessity to help us all survive the self-isolation season of the global pandemic, it can also be used for storm days, long days and “I’m bored” days. In this list, we have compiled our 101 Things To Do At Home – simple ideas
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apple picking
Great Places to go Apple-Picking With Your Family near Halifax

There’s nothing like the juicy crunch of a freshly picked apple and no better feeling than picking that apple yourself! With so many beautiful orchards, families in Nova Scotia have plenty of choices when it comes to places to go apple-picking. To accompany the handy map below, here is our
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Backyard camping
Late Summer Backyard Camping Adventures!

As the days of summer begin to wane,  you may be reflecting on your family’s summer break regretting some of those things you didn’t get to check off the Summer Bucket List. With current unseasonably high temperatures throughout Nova Scotia, what better time to grab a tent, a few sleeping
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Lessons for Kids in Halifax
Lessons for Kids Guide

We know how much you love to give your kids every opportunity to find what they love to do, so we put together a list of some of the most highly anticipated lessons for your kids. Whether they are into sports or art, enrichment or exploration, we have some recommendations
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Family Friendly Events in Halifax – September

September is hands-down one of our favourite months of the year. Not only because school starts again, but September offers great weather, an abundance of fresh local produce, and the apples… oh, those apples! We also see so many amazing events in September. Here is our month-at-a-glance which highlights some
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School Calendar
Check Here First: Downloadable 2023- 2024 School Calendars for HRM

We love summer. We’re over here trying to hold onto every last moment and ray of sunshine, but we all know this is also that this is the best time of year to start planning for fall. Don’t get us wrong, we love fall, we love new beginnings (what’s not
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Sin City Illusions
An Unforgettable Night of Magic and Wonder: Sin City Illusions – Magic and Mystery

Get ready to be amazed at “Sin City Illusions – Magic and Mystery” the supernatural event that promises a night filled with laughter, cheers, and mind-boggling magic. Mark your calendars for September 16, 2023, and join us at the Bellarose Arts Centre for an evening you won’t want to miss.
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