Did you think The Halifax Jazz Festival was just for grown-ups? Think again! Come down to the waterfront and chill out at one of the best Summer Festivals Halifax has to offer, with tons of FREE programs for kids. Now, that’s something to sing about! See the full lineup on the Halifax Jazz Festival Schedule. Here’s how to get the best out of the 2022 Halifax Jazz Festival with Kids:
Main Stage Programming:
The Jazz festival is FREE at the Main Stage (Lower Water St. and Salter St.) during the daytime with an atmosphere perfect for young and old alike.
Community stages at Hydrostone Park and Ferry Terminal park will feature daytime lineup performances on Saturday and Sunday. These are late morning/early afternoon events that are for all ages.
Jazz Labs at the Library:
Join the Halifax library as they offer free performances and workshops by a variety of talent musicians. Jazz Labs are FREE, suitable for all ages, and offer behind the scenes look at making music through artists talks and interactive concerts. As part of Halifax Jazz Festivals Music Education Program, kids will have a chance to learn about African drumming, improvisation with the saxophone and much more!
SPLASH! BANG! BOOM! Aboard Tall Ship Silva:
Take part in Splash! Bang! Boom! music workshops for kids on The Tall Ship Silva. This year’s event host is a freelance keyboardist and piano teacher Siobhan Martin.
Halifax Jazz Festival with Kids
Date: July 13th – 17th, 2022
Where: Halifax Waterfront, plus locations throughout the city