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Festivals

The Halifax festival season runs from May until October each year with many Festivals celebrating everything art, culture, music, friends, family and food!

Multifest
Nova Multifest

Come celebrate Nova Scotia at the Annual Multifest at the Alderney Landing! Multifest is a celebration of culture and diversity and will showcase music, art, displays, and lots of delicacies from many cultures. Experience performances, demonstrations, and exhibits from the multicultural fabric that makes Nova Scotia unique. Taste international culinary
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Cold Waters Seafood Festival
Have Fun, and Feast on Delicious Seafood at the Cold Waters Seafood Festival

Ahoy! Are you ready to dive in and “fill yer boots?” The Eastern Shore Cold Waters Seafood Festival is back for 2022! Located on the grounds of Memory Lane Heritage Village in Lake Charlotte, 45 minutes outside Halifax along Nova Scotia’s beautiful Eastern Shore. Our Eastern Shore culture is anchored
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Halifax Jazz Festival Kids
Halifax Jazz Festival with Kids

Did you think The Halifax Jazz Festival was just for grown-ups? Think again! Come down to the waterfront and chill out at one of the best Summer Festivals Halifax has to offer, with tons of FREE programs for kids. Now, that’s something to sing about! Here’s how to get the best out
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Hants Exhibition
Hants County Exhibition

The Hants Count Exhibition is back! Join them for two full weekends of fun at their 256th annual Exhibition! There will be lots for the whole family to enjoy including rodeo shows, a bounce kingdom, animals, music, performances, and new for 2021 – the Farmer’s Market! Hants County Exhibition When:
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Dine Around with kids in Halifax
Does Your Family Need a Mini Vacation? Discover Dine Around with Kids!

Discover Dine around with kids! Dine Around is a month-long foodie event celebrating Nova Scotia’s innovative culinary scene with specially-curated lunch and dinner menus at fixed prices. The event runs from February 1st-28th featuring special deals at restaurants and hotels in the Halifax region – and beyond. Organized by Discover Halifax in partnership with The Restaurant Association
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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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Sea Beyond
Sea Beyond Binary Celebration

In partnership with Pflag Halifax, the Museum is pleased to present this sea-sational kids and teens costume show and celebration for Halifax Pride Festival. Lead by host Elle Noir, the event includes costume show, face painting, beats by DJ Dentata and story time with Woozles. Participants can bring their own
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