Festivals

New Ross Christmas Festival
New Ross Christmas Festival

The New Ross Christmas Festival is a  family-friendly weekend-long event just one hour from Halifax. This family-friendly festival includes the tree lighting ceremony, Christmas Tree U-picks, Ross Farm Museum’s ‘Christmas in the Country’, local entertainment and much more. Most sites at the Festival have free admission, meal cost are in brochure, and
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Evergreen Festival
Evergreen Festival in Downtown Halifax

Bundle up and get ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Halifax’s newest holiday experience – the Evergreen Festival! Enjoy 4 weeks of outdoor family-friendly festive fun. Check out the holiday lights and virtual market, as well as concerts and shows. Follow their Facebook page for
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Fire and Water Festival
Alderney Landing Fire and Water Festival

The 4th annual Alderney Landing Fire and Water Festival promises to be a hot ticket with lots of cool activities! This FREE festival celebrates our unique cultures through music, art, and special performances. There will be musical performances, dance, storytelling, art activities, and fire performances. Please note, due to crowd
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Kentville Pumpkin People Festival

It’s October… and that means lots of fall visitors have popped up in the town of Kentville! Join in the Fall festivities at the famous ‘Kentville Pumpkin People Festival’. You will find more than 300 quirky pumpkin heads around town awaiting your arrival. Check out their website for their pumpkin
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Lebanese Festival
Celebrate Lebanese Music, Culture and Food at the Halifax Lebanese Festival

Since 2001, the annual Halifax Lebanese Festival has been rated as one of the most successful and vibrant summer events in the city of Halifax. Held at the Olympic Community Center on Hunter Street, it’s one of two Halifax festivals that celebrate Lebanon. The other, The Cedar Festival, happens earlier
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Nova Scotia Forest Festival at Memory Lane Heritage Village

Grab your plaid and head for the woods! The Nova Scotia Forest Festival is a showcase of the many ways Nova Scotians connect to the Province’s forests for their livelihood, housing, recreation, food, and heritage. Come and enjoy an array of activities in the fresh fall air, including toasting marshmallows
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Cold Waters Seafood Festival
Have Fun, and Feast on Delicious Seafood at the Cold Waters Seafood Festival

The cold clear waters of the Eastern Shore yield some of the best seafood in the province. Here’s a chance to sample it at its freshest –Lobsters, Mussels, Clams, and Haddock served a variety of ways, along with traditional heritage foods such as chowder, fishcakes and beans, and smoked fish.
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Le Bonhomme at Quebec Winter Carnaval
Get The Scoop on Québec’s Cool Winter Carnival: February 7th – 16th, 2020

Are you planning a family adventure to Québec’s Winter Carnival? Here are a few tips to help you enjoy the world’s largest and most famous winter festival: Le Carnaval D’hiver de Quebec! First, Some History: Keeping warm and happy in the winter months was vital in the icy-cold colonies of New
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Summer at Memory Lane Heritage Village
2020 Summer Festivals and Events at Memory Lane Heritage Village

Have you ever been to Memory Lane Heritage Village? If not, this summer is a great time to go! Memory Lane Heritage Village is an award-winning living history museum depicting coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940s, including life during and after the Second World War. Their regular
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Mosaic 2019
Halifax Mosaic Festival

Celebrate culture and diversity in Halifax at the 2019 Halifax Mosaic Festival. Join in for a full weekend of family fun, including a vibrant parade of music and dance and a waterfront party of concerts and vendors. The fun kicks off on Friday and continues throughout the weekend to Sunday.
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