Special Events

Hike For Epilepsy
Unicorn Theatre’s Purple Hike For Epilepsy

Join the Unicorn Theatre for the Purple Hike for Epilepsy – 2km and 5km Family-Friendly Routes on Rails to Trails. This is a fundraiser for the Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia where all proceeds will go to education and resources. Come to join the fun and help the epilepsy community!
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Garba Night
Garba Night (Utsav – The Festive Fusion)

Enjoy dance on the Garba floor and celebrate this enchanting festival with your friends and family at the picturesque waterfront of Halifax! Flaunt the colors of your costumes, let’s hear the dandiya, and groove the city on the Garba songs into the evening. FREE admission Garba Night When: Saturday, October
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Halifax Diwali Party – Festival of Lights

All are invited to the annual Diwali Party, a ‘Festival of Lights. Diwali is a major Hindu festival in South East Asia and also a new year for Hinduism. It is celebrated by millions in and around Asian countries and is India’s most awaited festival. Join in Halifax’s celebration with
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Music and Magic
Music and Magic on the Halifax Waterfront

The annual buskers festival won’t be happening this year but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Natal Day weekend with a little Music and Magic. Head downtown to the Salt Yard Too Stage at the end of Salter Street on the Halifax Waterfront to enjoy amazing local musicians and magicians,
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HSC Sea Creature
Sea Creature Sidewalk Scavenger Hunt at the Halifax Shopping Centre

The Halifax Shopping Centre is happy to welcome everyone back for in-person shopping and they’ve created a fun special event for the kids – a Sea Creature Sidewalk Scavenger Hunt! Download the FREE ‘Get in the Loop’ app, search the HSC loop, then get ready to start your hunt. Can
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Waterfront Play
Waterfront Play Day

Play is joy. Play is community. Play is universal. The Multicultural Playtime Society presents Waterfront Play Day at the Sands at Salter on the Halifax Waterfront – a multi-cultural play event in the spirit of World Play Day! Join in the fun with games, special guests, and groups including: •
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MPSA 2021
Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic – CANCELLED for 2021

Atlantic Canada’s premier bike event is coming back to the Halifax Exhibition Centre for its 8th annual show. If it has anything to do with motorcycle and powersport lifestyle, you will find it at the show! There will be hundreds of units on-site from the latest models of motorcycles, ATVs,
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Halifax RV Show
Halifax RV Show – CANCELLED for 2021

California Dreamin’? Why not drive there? The Halifax RV Show gives you an opportunity to see countless recreational vehicles all under one roof. No need to drive from RV dealer to RV dealer to shop around- you can get your family’s dream ride at the Halifax Exhibition Centre. The Halifax
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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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Halifax international boat show
Halifax International Boat Show – CANCELLED for 2021

If you dream about weekends on the water, the Halifax Boat Show is the place to be! The International Boat Show features hundreds of exhibitors with boats of all shapes and sizes. Check out all the products and services that you will need to get your family out on the
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