Halifax Pride for Kids


Photo: HRM Public Libraries Website

The Annual Halifax Pride Festival boasts some of the best events in the city with TONS of events for kids and families. This 10-day long festival hosts well over 100 events for all ages, including lots of FREE events! Here are some of our favourite kids/youth events. For a complete schedule, please check out the 2019 Pride Guide. Also don’t forget to check out more great events at the Halifax Public Libraries in celebration of Pride 2019!

TD Block Party

When: Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Argyle Street, Halifax
Website:  Pride Guide 2019

The community is invited to join in the fun at this FREE event to kick off the Pride festival! A section of Argyle Street will be closed to celebrate Halifax Pride with all kinds of block party fun – games, photo booth, snacks and crafts!

Pride Youth Dance

When: Thursday July 18th, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Garrison Grounds, Halifax
Website: Pride Guide 2019

Kick off the Pride Festival and dance under the big tent at the Pride Youth Dance. All 2SLGBTQ+ youth and their allies, ages 19 and under are invited to attend this FREE event which includes snacks and drinks. An area will be set up nearby if parents/guardians would like to stay. This is a drug-free and alcohol-free space.

Youth Float Building and Pride BBQ

When: Friday July 19th, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: The Youth Project, 2281 Brunswick St, Halifax
Website: Pride Guide 2019

 All youth are welcome to hop aboard the youth pride parade float on Saturday but let’s decorate first! Grab a paint brush and help decorate the youth float and/or come by for a FREE BBQ! Open to youth 25 and under.

Halifax Pride: Button Making

When: Saturday, July 20th, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Where: Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth
Website: Halifax Libraries

Get ready for the Halifax Pride Parade by making some cool buttons. All materials will be provided.

Halifax Pride Parade

When: Saturday July 20th, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Downtown Halifax
Website: https://www.halifaxpride.com/parade-spectator-info

Read more about the Halifax Pride Parade here.

Puppers Pride Parade

When: Sunday July 21st, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Shubie Park, 54 Locks Road, Dartmouth
Website: Pride Guide 2019
All dogs, pups, humans and dog lovers are invited to the annual pooch pride parade in the park! Sport your rainbow collars, bandanas, and leashes and join in the fun at Shubie Park!

Modern Family BBQ

When: Sunday, July 21st, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Timber Lounge, 2712 Agricola Street, Halifax
Website: Pride Guide 2019
Head to the Timber Lounge for a family-friendly outdoor BBQ. Try out some FREE axe throwing for kids 10 and older!

Rainbow Crafternoon

When: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Keshen Goodman Public Library, Halifax
Website: Pride Guide 2019

Halifax Pride: Puppet Show

When: Wednesday July 24th, 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Keshen Goodman Public Library, Halifax
Website: Pride Guide 2019

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