Past Events

Canada Day
Canada Day Family Fun Fest!

Fill your Canada Day afternoon with entertainment for the whole family! At Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park there will be live music, a World Record for the most people drumming simultaneously and free Maple Cookies… free cookies! Canada Day Family Fun Fest When: Friday, July 1st, 2022 Where:Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park Time:
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The 6th Annual Drumming Celebration- Canada Day Event!

Feel the beat! Canada Day Drumming Halifax has successfully organized this annual event since 2017 to celebrate with our local immigrant communities. Enjoy this family event with hands-on activities from Parks Canada, including multiple live performances and a chance to join in on a MASSIVE drum circle! The 6th Annual
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The Best Places to Get Ice Cream in HRM!

I Scream! You Scream! We all Scream for Ice Cream! Nothing says summer like ice cream! You really can’t have one without the other. That’s why we put together a list of some of the best places to grab an ice cream in HRM. 1.DeeDee’s Ice Cream A beloved family
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Make a big SPLASH in the Harbour Hopper!

Make a big SPLASH into the Halifax harbour this summer! Take your family aboard the Harbour Hopper and see the city from a different perspective. This land to sea boat tour is the most popular tour in Atlantic Canada and is beloved by locals and tourists alike. Journey the streets
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Festival of Everyone Gottingen Street Party!

Every one Every Day Halifax is throwing a street party and you’re invited! Join the neighbourhood for music, dancing, games, crafts, and so much more. Gottingen St. will be shut down from Cornwallis to Cunard and there are lots of hands-on activities planned for you and your family. Bring your
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Celebrate World Oceans Day at the Halifax Central Library!

The Halifax Central Library will be celebrating World Oceans Day on June 11th, and you are invited to join the celebration! Explore Atlantic Canada’s deep-sea canyons, get creative in the Wonder’neath art workshop and prepare to be amazed with rare footage of cold-water corals, bottlenose whales, dumbo octopus, and so
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A Big Saturday at Noggins Corner Farm

This Saturday is a big day at Noggins Corner Farm! Taproot Fibre Mill is celebrating Worldwide Knit in Public Day by throwing an outdoor knitting party and you and your family are invited! There will be prizes and light refreshments provided. Stop in for a quick hello, or settle in
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Apple Blossom
Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival

The Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival is back! Get ready to join in the fun at the 88th annual Festival that kicks off the summer in Nova Scotia. There are so many fun events going on throughout the week including a children’s festival, the children’s parade, fireworks, movies, music, food,
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Free Comic Book Day Halifax
Free Comic Book Day in HRM

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at your local comic book store on Saturday, May 7th,  by getting FREE comics! With over 40 titles available to choose from, there’s a story for everyone to enjoy!  See a list of 2022 titles here. Participating Halifax stores are listed below, and there are
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May Guide
Family Friendly Events in Halifax – May

What’s happening around our beautiful city in May? Enjoy our month-at-a-glance listing of ongoing events in May for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville and beyond! May… ahhh. Yes, Spring is officially upon us in March, but May is the month where we can confidently pack away the snow pants and comfortably
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