Fur Baby Fun

You don’t have to leave your pets at home this time… get the whole family together for some Fur Baby Fun! All pet lovers know that, as great as it is to enjoy family events together, it always seems like a little something is missing without your furry companion by your family’s side. Guess what? We’ve found ‘Family-Friendly Christmas Events for the Whole Clan’… including your fur baby!

We’ll be updating this list as we discover more fabulous pet-friendly events in Halifax, so make sure you check our calendar and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Click on each event for more details.

Christmas Events 2019

U-Pick TreesU-Pick Christmas Trees

When: Most places open the last weekend in November
Where: HRM and beyond

Lots of U-pick tree farms allow you to bring your furry friend along, making this a truly memorable Christmas tradition for the whole family!



SPCA Santa Pix

SPCA Santa Pix

When: November 17th – December 22nd, 2019
Where: Various locations throughout HRM
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/nsspca.pas

Santa Paws is coming to town! Get your pet’s picture taken with the jolly ol’ elf. He will be visiting locations throughout Halifax, Dartmouth, and Bedford.


Pet ParadeQuinpool Road Holiday Pet Parade

When: Saturday, November 30th, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Quinpool Road (from Beech Street to Robie)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/462495491045804/



Halifax LightsHalifax Lights Festival

When: November 30th – December 8th, 2019
Where: Various locations (see schedule)
Website: https://downtownhalifax.ca/halifaxlights

The Halifax Lights Festival features many great family events, including photos with Santa on December 1st with all pets welcome!


Tree Lightings

Tree Lightings in HRM

When: November 15th – December 15th, 2019
Where: HRM and beyond

Nothing says the holidays quite like the majestically lit Christmas Tree! Join in the festive fun at these Tree Lighting Ceremonies – FREE family fun for the whole family, including your pooch! Most Tree Lighting Events welcome behaved, fully vaccinated, non-aggressive dogs that will not become stressed in crowded, stimulating, and noisy environments.