Kids love the sounds of Christmas, and in Halifax, we are blessed with a huge variety of concerts and shows to get your family in the Christmas spirit. Here’s our list of when and where you can enjoy all your favourite family-friendly concerts and shows. Click on each of the headings for more details.

Neptune Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

“Every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart,” says Scrooge. A must-see!

When: November 23rd – December 26th, 2021
Time: 2:00pm/7:30pm (check schedule for daily times)
Where: Neptune Scotiabank Stage
Website: https://www.neptunetheatre.com/box-office
Tickets: https://www.neptunetheatre.com/box-office

Neptune Theatre presents Alice in Pantoland

When the evil Queen of Hearts threatens the magical land of Pantoland, Alice and her friends will need to save the day! Get ready to sing along with punchy pop songs, and zany antics as we take a trip down the rabbit hole this holiday season!

When: November 23rd, 2021 – January 9th, 2022
Time: Tuesday – Friday 7:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 pm/7:30 pm
Where: Neptune Theatre, 1593 Argyle St, Halifax (Fountain Hall)
Website: http://www.neptunetheatre.com/
Tickets: http://neptunetheatre.com

Coastal Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

See this classic Christmas tale performed by the local Coastal Dance Theatre at the beautiful Alderney Landing.

When: Friday, November 26th –  Sunday, November 28th, 2021
Time: Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm/ Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm
Where: Alderney Theatre, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth
Website: https://www.alderneylanding.com/events/coastal-dance-2021/

‘It’s a Creeperston Christmas’, presented by Central Zone Players

Join the Central Zone Players for their zany, fun, music-filled holiday show… if you dare! 

When: Thursday, December 2nd – Saturday, December 4th, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm (also an additional show at 2:00 pm on Saturday)
Where: Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/centralzoneplayers/
Tickets: https://alderneylanding.ticketpro.ca/?lang=en&aff=alt#def_1400381501

‘Celebrate the Season’ with The Stadacona Band

The Stadacona Band is performing a diversified program that celebrates Kwanza, Hanukkah, New Year’s, and of course, Christmas.

When: December 7th, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Spatz Theatre, 1855 Trollope St, Halifax
Phone: 902-422-6278
Website: https://spatztheatre.ca

A Christmas Dollhouse – A Family Musical

A Christmas Dollhouse is a musical for all ages based on a true story that took place in Nova Scotia during the 1930s.

When: Saturday, December 11th, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Where: Bella Rose Arts Centre, 283 Thomas Raddall Drive, Halifax
Website: https://www.bellaroseartscentre.com/events

The Snowman’s Ball: Matt Anderson and Friends

Get festive with Matt Anderson and friends this holiday season as they offer up some classic and not so classic Christmas tunes!

When: Thursday, December 16th and Friday, December 17th, 2021
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattandersenofficial
Tickets: http://mattandersen.ca/tour

The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas

Join the Barra MacNeils for their 22nd Anniversary Christmas Tour!

When: Sunday, December 19th, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm/7:30 pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre
Website: https://barramacneils.com/calendar/