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Special Events

Annual Garden Party at Government House
Everyone is Welcome to the Annual Garden Party at Government House

The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc are delighted to invite all Nova Scotians and visitors to Government House for the Annual Garden Party. The Garden Party in Halifax has been going on for over 100 years and is an opportunity for Nova
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Delightful Downtown
DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN

Downtown Halifax is shining bright again this spring with DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN May light shows! The Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC) is bringing back two new de-light-ful shows in celebration of Asian Heritage Month and Mother’s Day. Halifax Memorial Library Building at Grafton Park (Former Library Building) 9:00 pm – 11:00
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Halifax Mini-Con
Halifax Mini-Con

Halifax Central Library’s Annual Halifax Mini-Con is an all-ages week-long celebration!  Come dressed in your favourite cosplay, check out some great programs, and explore the ever-expanding multiverse! Here are some of the great events! For a complete schedule, visit their Website. Superhero Scavenger Hunt | Multiple Dates Fandom Crafts |
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Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon 2015
Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

The annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon has a variety of events for walkers and runners of all ages and all fitness levels. There are six running events throughout the weekend and from the 2km Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run to the 42.2km full marathon, there is definitely something that will
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Open City Halifax
Open City Halifax

Get out and explore your city… Open City Halifax is back! On Saturday, May 28th, head out on the town to explore the many businesses and organizations that will be rolling out their mats to welcome the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Celebrate and support local in our communities!
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Matilda Jr
Unicorn Theatre presents ‘Matilda Jr.’

The Unicorn Theatre in St. Margarets Bay grew out of a drama camp held at the Shore Club in Hubbards in 1995. The theatre’s first production was Annie, performed in Hubbard in 1996. The Unicorn Theatre now performs out of the Bay Community Centre in St. Margarets Bay and offers
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Stars on Ice
Feel the Magic of Stars on Ice

Since 1986, Stars on Ice has been delighting and entertaining families by bringing together the most talented and famous Olympians and National Skating Champions to tell stories on the ice.  The show continues to be unique among ice shows, with its elite collection of skating’s most prominent stars and a
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Mom Market
Mom’s Market Collective – Fun at Hatfield Farm

The Mom’s Market Collective will be hosting the ‘Fun at Hatfield Farm’ Market with over 100 local vendors. This is sure to be a day of family fun with the petting pen, face painting, fiddlers, discounted wagon rides, food trucks, and more! Admission is $5. Mom’s Market Collective – Fun
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Funny Pages
Funny Pages Festival

Not every kid loves to read, but every kid loves to laugh. That’s the big idea behind Funny Pages, Canada’s only festival devoted to books that crack kids up. Through Funny Pages, we want to see low literacy rates laughed right out of existence. On Friday, April 22nd, Funny Pages
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Chain Yard
Chain Yard Urban Cidery hosts BYOBB

BYOBB is back at the Chain Yard! What is BYOBB, you ask? “Bring your own baby/kids/families to the bar!” Have you ever stopped into a pub on a Sunday afternoon, craving a great pub brunch and gotten ‘the look’ from all the staff as you are trying to find a
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